Which European MBA with your GMAT?


Duncan

The QS rankings (http://www.topmba.com/mba-rankings/region/europe/2014) give their opinion of the average GMAT score at the top 60 business schools in Europe. After considering strategy (GMAT Tiers - strong schools for your GMAT www.find-mba.com/board/27082) you might find this table useful for working out where might be a stretch school, a competitive school, or a safer school, for your GMAT.

I don't think all these average are accurate. The scores for ESIC, Henley and Nottingham look wrong to me. But it's a starting point.

Do any of the other numbers look wrong to you? Let me know if you have more accurate averages and I can update the list.

INSEAD 704
London Business School 698
Said Business School 698
HEC Paris MBA 689
IE Business School 680
Cambridge Judge Business School 680
Mannheim Business School gGmbH 675
IESE MBA 672
IMD 670
ESADE Business School 670
ESIC Business and Marketing School 670
The St.Gallen MBA 660
Imperial College Business School 660
SDA Bocconi School of Management 650
Cranfield School of Management 650
ESSEC Business School 650
EADA - Business School Barcelona 650
Rotterdam School of Management 640
Warwick Business School 640
Vlerick Business School 640
ESMT European School of Management and Technology 640
Cass Business School 635
Amsterdam Business School 630
MIB School of Management 627
Manchester Business School 625
Copenhagen Business School 620
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School 620
Aston Business School 620
Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) 616
EDHEC Business School 613
University of Bath School of Management 610
Universidade Nova de Lisboa 609
MIP - School of Management 602
Trinity College Dublin 600
Henley Business School 600
EBS Business School 600
CEU Business School 600
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management 600
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB) 600
Nottingham University Business School 600
Grenoble Graduate School of Business 600
University of Exeter Business School 600
BSL - Business School Lausanne 600
Bradford University School of Management 600
ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece 600
EMLYON Business School 595
University of Edinburgh Business School 586
IAE Aix Graduate School of Management 580
Ashridge Business School 573
Corvinus School of Management 565
European University (Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux 550
Sorbonne Graduate Business School - IAE de Paris 550
University of Strathclyde 550
Offenburg University 520
EAE Business School 510
Warsaw University of Technology 500
Nottingham Business School 500
LUISS Business School 500
Offenburg University 500

[Edited by Duncan on Jan 07, 2015]

The QS rankings (http://www.topmba.com/mba-rankings/region/europe/2014) give their opinion of the average GMAT score at the top 60 business schools in Europe. After considering strategy (GMAT Tiers - strong schools for your GMAT www.find-mba.com/board/27082) you might find this table useful for working out where might be a stretch school, a competitive school, or a safer school, for your GMAT.

I don't think all these average are accurate. The scores for ESIC, Henley and Nottingham look wrong to me. But it's a starting point.

Do any of the other numbers look wrong to you? Let me know if you have more accurate averages and I can update the list.

INSEAD 704
London Business School 698
Said Business School 698
HEC Paris MBA 689
IE Business School 680
Cambridge Judge Business School 680
Mannheim Business School gGmbH 675
IESE MBA 672
IMD 670
ESADE Business School 670
ESIC Business and Marketing School 670
The St.Gallen MBA 660
Imperial College Business School 660
SDA Bocconi School of Management 650
Cranfield School of Management 650
ESSEC Business School 650
EADA - Business School Barcelona 650
Rotterdam School of Management 640
Warwick Business School 640
Vlerick Business School 640
ESMT European School of Management and Technology 640
Cass Business School 635
Amsterdam Business School 630
MIB School of Management 627
Manchester Business School 625
Copenhagen Business School 620
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School 620
Aston Business School 620
Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) 616
EDHEC Business School 613
University of Bath School of Management 610
Universidade Nova de Lisboa 609
MIP - School of Management 602
Trinity College Dublin 600
Henley Business School 600
EBS Business School 600
CEU Business School 600
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management 600
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB) 600
Nottingham University Business School 600
Grenoble Graduate School of Business 600
University of Exeter Business School 600
BSL - Business School Lausanne 600
Bradford University School of Management 600
ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece 600
EMLYON Business School 595
University of Edinburgh Business School 586
IAE Aix Graduate School of Management 580
Ashridge Business School 573
Corvinus School of Management 565
European University (Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux 550
Sorbonne Graduate Business School - IAE de Paris 550
University of Strathclyde 550
Offenburg University 520
EAE Business School 510
Warsaw University of Technology 500
Nottingham Business School 500
LUISS Business School 500
Offenburg University 500
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ezra

Great list, Duncan.

Looks like the average at Henley is around 600:

http://www.henley.ac.uk/mba/course/full-time-mba/er

Great list, Duncan.

Looks like the average at Henley is around 600:

http://www.henley.ac.uk/mba/course/full-time-mba/er

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00571

Yes, Offenburg University requires only 500

Yes, Offenburg University requires only 500
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mba hipste...

Yes, but GMAT requirements are different from the average GMAT scores at each school, which can give applicants a better estimation of their competitiveness. I don't think that Offenburg actually publishes their cohorts' average GMAT scores.

Yes, but GMAT requirements are different from the average GMAT scores at each school, which can give applicants a better estimation of their competitiveness. I don't think that Offenburg actually publishes their cohorts' average GMAT scores.
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Hey, which of these European MBAs would you suggest for an American who wants to go abroad for a year? I'm interested in France but it sounds like my GMAT isn't good enough for HEC (I scored 640...) But what about Grenoble or IAE Aix? Thanks!

Hey, which of these European MBAs would you suggest for an American who wants to go abroad for a year? I'm interested in France but it sounds like my GMAT isn't good enough for HEC (I scored 640...) But what about Grenoble or IAE Aix? Thanks!
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Duncan

You can do better than Aix or Grenoble.

How does your work experience compare to the averages at these schools? Look at ESSEC if it's better, and EDHEC or EMLyon either way. The new Solvay Ponts MBA gives you the amazing ENPC brand and a very flexible course design.

[Edited by Duncan on Mar 26, 2015]

You can do better than Aix or Grenoble.

How does your work experience compare to the averages at these schools? Look at ESSEC if it's better, and EDHEC or EMLyon either way. The new Solvay Ponts MBA gives you the amazing ENPC brand and a very flexible course design.
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I have 6.5 years of work experience right now. I hadn't heard of the Solvay Ponts MBA, so I will certainly check that out. Thanks much!

I have 6.5 years of work experience right now. I hadn't heard of the Solvay Ponts MBA, so I will certainly check that out. Thanks much!
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badux

ESSEC might be a good option, especially if you wait until next year to apply.

BUT, their final application deadline for this year is in May, you can always contact them and try to feel out how they're coming along on filling this year's cohort -- depending on where they're at, they may be looking for people with specific types of experience.

ESSEC might be a good option, especially if you wait until next year to apply.

BUT, their final application deadline for this year is in May, you can always contact them and try to feel out how they're coming along on filling this year's cohort -- depending on where they're at, they may be looking for people with specific types of experience.
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