Carnegie Mellon University
MBA students studying

Full-Time MBA Class of 2020

Full-Time MBA class size, GMAT scores, industry expertise, average GPA, years of work experience — our MBA students' backgrounds make up a diverse class profile here at the Tepper School.

236 Students

34%

International Citizens

28%

Women

27%

U.S. Minorities *

12%

U.S. Underrepresented Minorities **

32 Countries Represented

Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Ecuador

France 
Germany 
Ghana
Hong Kong 
India 
Iran 
Italy 
Japan

Kuwait
Mexico
Nicaragua
Pakistan
Peru
Singapore
South Korea 
Sri Lanka 

Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Ukraine
United States
Vietnam
Zimbabwe

U.S. Residency

US map highlighting residency of full-time MBA students

28%   Mid-Atlantic 
23%   Northeast
16%   West
14%   Midwest 
13%   Southwest
6%     South 

GPA

3.4

Average

3.3

Median

2.9-3.8

Middle 80%

Undergraduate Majors

undergrad degree piechart

39%   Engineering
27%   Business
12%   Economics
10%   Humanities & Social Sciences
6%     Mathematics & Physical Science
5%     Information Systems & Computer Science
1%     Other

GMAT

690

Average

700

Median

640-742

Middle 80%

Work Experience

5.6

Average Years

5.2

Median Years

3.0-9.0

Middle 80% Range

1%

Less than One Year

Industry Experience

industry bar graph

22%    Financial Services 
19%    Technology & New Media 
10%    Consulting 
10%    Manufacturing
8%      Government 
5%      Energy & Clean Tech 
5%      Consumer Goods & Retail 
4%      Healthcare 
17%    *Other

* Including: Consumer Products, Entertainment & Media, Not-for-Profit/Social Impact, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate

Footnotes:
* Includes U.S. citizens and permanent residents who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or Multiethnic
** Includes U.S. citizens and permanent residents who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or Multiethnic