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Why do you need to know the average GRE scores of top business schools? Because, there is a very common question which many business school applicants ask, “Should I take the GMAT or the GRE?” Well, we have always answered the questions with the answer, “it depends.” It depends on whether you want to pursue an MBA or MS. In case you want to pursue an MBA, it’s always better to take the GMAT. Here is the reason.

Average GRE scores of top business schools

However, in case you have already taken the GRE and want to know how your score compares with the average GRE scores at top business schools, we have compiled a list of average GRE scores for top MBA programs at leading business schools. The data includes average GRE scores for the years 2018 and 2017.

In case you want to know the average GMAT scores of top business schools.

Average GRE scores for top business schools

S. No. Business School 2018 GRE Verbal Score 2018 GRE Quant Score 2018 Average GRE score Average GRE score 2017
1 Wharton 163 162 325 326
2 Harvard Business School 165 163 328 328
3 Stanford GSB 165 165 330 329
4 Dartmouth Tuck 163 161 324 324
5 UC-Berkeley – Haas 165 164 329 325
6 Yale SOM 165 163 328 329
7 Michigan – Ross 161 159 320 320
8 Duke – Fuqua 160 159 319 321
9 Virginia – Darden 164 164 328 323
10 Cornell – Johnson 160 160 320 322
11 UCLA – Anderson 164 164 328 328
12 NYU – Stern 163 161 324 323
13 CMU – Tepper 158 162 320 321
14 UT McCombs 159 158 317 316
15 UNC – Kenan-Flagler 159 158 317 316
16 Indiana – Kelley 158 157 315 317
17 Washington – Foster 157 158 315 318
18 Georgetown – McDonough 159 158 317 314
19 Notre Dame – Mendoza 156 158 314 315
20 Rice – Jones 160 157 317 321
21 USC – Marshall 159 159 318 319
22 Georgia Tech – Scheller 159 162 321 320
23 Washington – Olin 154 156 310 312
24 Michigan State – Broad 151 155 306 307
25 Arizona State – Carey 156 157 313 311
26 Minnesota – Carlson 160 158 318 318
27 Wisconsin School of Business 161 157 318 315
28 Vanderbilt – Owen 157 154 311 313
29 Ohio State – Fisher 155 158 313 314
30 Penn State – Smeal 156 152 308 314
31 Purdue – Krannert 159 159 318 314
32 Maryland – Smith 154 155 309 309
33 Boston  – Questrom 154 158 312 315
34 Pittsburgh – Katz 153 154 307 307
35 Texas-Dallas  – Jindal 156 156 312 312
36 Texas A&M – Mays 155 154 309 311
37 Boston College – Carroll 158 156 314 306
38 SMU – Cox 155 154 309 307
39 Rutgers 159 157 316 316
40 Florida – Hough 157 153 310 310
41 Georgia Terry 0
42 IC Irvine – Merage 157 159 316 315
43 Illinois 154 154 308 307
44 Booth School of Business NA NA NA NA
45 Kellogg School of Management NA NA NA NA
46 MIT Sloan NA NA NA NA
47 Columbia Business School NA NA NA NA
48 Emory – Goizueta NA NA NA NA

If you want to know how to convert GRE to GMAT, read this article.

Above were the average GRE scores of top US business schools. Which schools are you targeting for an MBA? Know more about the class profiles and career prospects of top US and European business schools and make an informed decision.

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