What GMAT score do I need to get into SMU Cox Business School?
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Average SMU Cox Business School GMAT Score
While there is no GMAT cut-off for Cox Business School, you should be familiar with the general range of GMAT scores at the school:
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If you want to be competitive in Cox’s MBA program, you should try to score 640 or higher and no lower than 580, though it is possible to gain acceptance with a lower and even much lower score. While no GMAT score will technically exclude you from consideration for admission, a low GMAT score could raise a red flag.
Ultimately, the entire package matters (GMAT, work experience, application essays, interviews, recommendations, and undergraduate GPA). Since you are applying for business school, work experience is extremely important. Upon enrollment, the average amount of work experience for each student is approximately 4 years, which is fairly substantial.
You should also consider the brand of the school. Cox offers a challenging program, exceptional faculty, and excellent exposure to Dallas-based companies. You should be prepared to articulate (both in your essays and during your interview) how you will fit into this culture and community of the MBA program.
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