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Characteristics of the Incoming Class*

Approximately 85% of the Fall 2019 incoming class has relevant practical experience in the form of internships or jobs related to finance.

Approximately 96% of the class submitted GRE scores, and approximately 7% submitted GMAT scores (implying that about 3% submitted both).

Median Test Scores 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Quantitative GRE Scores 170 170 170 170 170
Verbal GRE Scores 159 159 160 161 161
Analytical Writing GRE Scores 3.5 3.5 4.0 4.0 3.5

A Quantitative GRE Score of 170 is the maximum possible. According to the GRE Guide to the Use of Scores 2017–2018, a Verbal GRE Score of 160 is at the 76th percentile, and an Analytical Writing GRE Score of 4.0 is at the 60th percentile, among all individuals who took the test between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2016. This means that 76 percent of all test takers had verbal scores below 160, and 60 percent had analytical writing scores below 4.0.

In interpreting these numbers, be aware that the majority of our students are citizens of non-English speaking countries.

Average Test Scores 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Quantitative GRE Scores 167.9 168.4 169.3 169.6 169.6 169.2 169.1
Verbal GRE Scores 157.5 158.0 159.1 159.8 160.0 160.0
Analytical Writing GRE Scores 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.2 3.9

The next table shows average and median undergraduate GPA (for incoming students who have been graded on a scale that is compatible with the American one).

Undergraduate GPA 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Average GPA 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8
Median GPA 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8

The final table shows the composition of the incoming class by sex.

Percent Women
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
48% 47% 49% 41% 50%

 


* By “incoming class” or “incoming students” we mean those applicants who have accepted their admissions offers and paid their tuition deposit by the close of the admissions process (usually in early June). Some of them may not show up and register at the university in the fall.

The numbers shown here may differ slightly from those reported to quantnet.com, because quantnet.com asks about admitted students rather than incoming students.