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The Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee $175

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 49.1% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.31 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.85-3.78
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 173
Average GMAT score 686 - High
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 640-730
Students with prior work experience 253
Average work experience (months) 62

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 59.4%
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.32
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.75-3.83
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 123
Average GMAT score 660
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 610-710
Students with prior work experience 132
Average work experience (months) 65

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
100 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
GU seeks students who are serious about obtaining a rigorous business education to make a difference in business and society. We encourage applications from candidates with a variety of backgrounds. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of academic performance at qualified colleges/universities (or international equivalent), work experience, recommendations, GMAT scores, and interviews.

 

Executive program
Admission to Georgetown's executive degree programs is selective and based on work experience, academic achievement, leadership, professional objectives and potential contribution to the cohort. Competitive applicants have at least 8 years of professional experience and are evaluated on academic transcripts, professional resume, recommendations, essays, an interview and standardized test scores.
Part-time program
The MBA Evening Program seeks a diverse student body and encourages applications from candidates with a variety of professional backgrounds. The most competitive applicants have at least 3 years of professional experience and must hold a bachelor's from an accredited college/university. Applicants are evaluated based on resume, transcripts, recommendations, GMAT/GRE scores, essays, and interview.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Kelly R. Wilson
Full-time program phone (202) 687-4200
Full-time program E-mail georgetownmba@georgetown.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​msb.​georgetown.​edu
Executive program phone (202) 687-2704
Executive program E-mail emba@georgetown.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​msb.​georgetown.​edu
Part-time program phone (202) 687-6069
Part-time program E-mail mbaeprogram@georgetown.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​msb.​georgetown.​edu
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(17) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
consulting not-for-profit management
economics production/operations management
entrepreneurship organizational behavior
finance real estate
general management supply chain management/logistics
human resources management technology
international business other
leadership
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand consulting, finance, general management, international business, marketing
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA
Joint programs available healthcare (medicine), law, public policy/administration, Foreign Service

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
GU's MBA prepares students to be effective problem solvers in core and career-related disciplines. Combining our global and Jesuit heritage, we provides an integrative learning experience that trains globally minded, principled leaders in service to business and society. A highlight is the Global Experience, where students tackle real business problems for companies operating around the world.
Executive program
The Executive MBA covers key business disciplines, two global consulting projects, and courses in global business, finance, and public policy. The Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA is delivered through six 12-day modules spanning four continents. The Executive Master???s in Leadership focuses on motivating groups, effecting organizational change, and improving personal leadership skills.
Part-time program
The MBA Evening Program's curriculum is the same as the full-time MBA program, but is delivered over three academic years. The Evening Program is AACSB accredited and shares the same faculty as the Full-time MBA program. A student must successfully complete a minimum of 60 credits to earn the MBA degree.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#24 Best Business Schools

(2) Ranking by Specialties

#12 in International
#14 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 65
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Acceptance rate 49.1% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $111,721 - High
Average undergraduate GPA 3.31 - Medium
Average GMAT score 686 - High
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 64.8% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 88.3% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 508
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 880

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 508
Minority students 24.0%
International students 27.0%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 372
Minority students 15.9%
International students 5.1%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Patricia McWade
Financial aid phone (202) 687-4547

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $47,544 per year
Part-time: $1,386 per credit
Required fees $1,721 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $24,802
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $51,000

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 17
Teaching assistantships 56
Research assistantships 57
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Georgetown University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 254
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 213
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 64.8% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 88.3% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 172
Low base salary $30,000
Average base salary $97,225
High base salary $142,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $30,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $98,836
High base salary: U.S citizen $142,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $35,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $90,071
High base salary: Foreign nationals $130,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 111
Low signing bonus $2,500
Average signing bonus $22,463
High signing bonus $60,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,500
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $22,756
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $60,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $20,500
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $40,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 16
Low other compensation $2,000
Average other compensation $22,500
High other compensation $150,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $50,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $25,000
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $150,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $2,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $15,000
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $43,500

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 27
Marketing/sales low salary $55,000
Marketing/sales average salary $92,982
Marketing/sales high salary $125,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $83,330
Operations/production average salary $100,832
Operations/production high salary $110,000
Number reporting general management jobs 11
General management low salary $80,040
General management average salary $93,322
General management high salary $100,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 53
Finance/accounting low salary $35,000
Finance/accounting average salary $95,755
Finance/accounting high salary $115,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 2
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 44
Consulting low salary $75,000
Consulting average salary $107,705
Consulting high salary $135,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 2
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 29
Other occupations low salary $50,000
Other occupations average salary $88,369
Other occupations high salary $142,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 2
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 3
Manufacturing low salary $70,000
Manufacturing average salary $89,000
Manufacturing high salary $107,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 6
Non-profit low salary $65,000
Non-profit average salary $80,673
Non-profit high salary $96,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 58
Northeast low salary $69,000
Northeast average salary $101,638
Northeast high salary $130,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 66
Middle Atlantic low salary $30,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $92,150
Middle Atlantic high salary $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 4
South low salary $100,000
South average salary $104,250
South high salary $117,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 14
Midwest low salary $85,000
Midwest average salary $98,013
Midwest high salary $125,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 6
Southwest low salary $86,000
Southwest average salary $94,667
Southwest high salary $105,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 12
West low salary $85,000
West average salary $108,892
West high salary $142,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 12
International low salary $35,000
International average salary $90,167
International high salary $125,000
 


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