MIT Sloan Business School Admissions Statistics

What GMAT score do I need to get into MIT Sloan Business School?

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Average MIT Sloan Business School GMAT Score

While there is no GMAT cut-off for MIT Sloan, you should be familiar with the general range of GMAT scores at the school:

Mean GMAT score:

  • 718

Median GMAT score:

  • 720

Middle 80% GMAT score range:

  • 670 to 770

If you want to be competitive for MIT Sloan, you should try to score 720 or higher and no lower than 670, though it is certainly 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.

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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 5 years, which is fairly substantial.

You should also consider the brand of the school. MIT Sloan is a quantitatively rigorous program and one of the only schools that does not restrict grade disclosure among employers. In this sense, your GMAT score and undergraduate GPA are both used to evaluate whether you can thrive in such an academically rigorous program. MIT’s MBA program is also known for entrepreneurship and technological innovation. It is one of the few programs that does not place an enormous emphasis on the articulation of future goals within the application itself; instead, essay questions are focused very much on demonstrated skill and past actions and achievements. The school has a practical, methodical “hands-on” approach that is reflected in the admissions process; boasting and speculating within the application will not count for much.

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