Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

By | January 14, 2023

Noted as one of the leading business schools in the state, Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business has distinguished itself with reputable career service, high average starting salary and rigorous academic curriculums. On this page specified for Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business, you can also find its complete admissions application information, such as average GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA ranges, average professional experience and acceptance rates for part-time, full-time and executive degree programs offered by Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business. According to AbbreviationFinder, Carnegie Mellon University is abbreviated as CMU.

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Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2022)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 15
Application deadline (international students) March 15
Application fee $200

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time) 32.0%
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) 3.28
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.78-3.85
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 122
Average GMAT score (full-time) 691
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 620-750
Entrants providing GMAT scores 190
Students with prior work experience 193
Average work experience (months) 60

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 74.0%
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.32
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.75-3.83
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 48
Average GMAT score 640
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 576-703
Entrants providing GMAT scores 47
Students with prior work experience 55
Average work experience (months) 65

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Applicants (executive degree) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions Yes
Percentage of fall 2013 entering class that submitted GRE scores 6%
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT Yes

GRE Scores (Full-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) 3
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 9
Average GRE score (old test) 667 verbal
773 quantitative
Average GRE score (new test) 160 verbal
163 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 4.0
Median GRE score (old test) 680 verbal
780 quantitative
Median GRE score (new test) 161 verbal
163 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 4.5
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) 648 – 680 verbal
764 – 780 quantitative
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 153 – 165 verbal
156 – 169 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 3.6 – 5.0

GRE Scores (Part-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) 3
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 5
Average GRE score (old test) 583 verbal
737 quantitative
Average GRE score (new test) 166 verbal
157 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 4.0
Median GRE score (old test) 580 verbal
720 quantitative
Median GRE score (new test) 166 verbal
157 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 4.3
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) 492 – 676 verbal
696 – 784 quantitative
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 154 – 169 verbal
152 – 161 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 3.0 – 5.0

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
100 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students 108 internet-based test
Median TOEFL of entering students 108 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program
We carefully evaluate all components of applications. We seek candidates with strong potential for academic and professional success and who are highly motivated, innovative, self-directed and possess a strong work ethic. Personal competencies such as communication, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills are among other key considerations. Post-undergraduate experience is not required.
Executive program
N/A
Part-time program
We carefully evaluate all components of applications. We seek candidates with strong potential for academic and professional success and who are highly motivated, innovative, self-directed and possess a strong work ethic. Personal competencies such as communication, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills are among other key considerations. Post-undergraduate experience is not required.
Part-time distance learning program
We carefully evaluate all components of applications. We seek candidates with strong potential for academic and professional success and who are highly motivated, innovative, self-directed and possess a strong work ethic. Personal competencies such as communication, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills are among other key considerations. Post-undergraduate experience is not required.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Kelly Wilson
Full-time program phone (412) 268-2273
Full-time program email [email protected]
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​tepper.​cmu.​edu/​mba/​index.​aspx
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program email N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (412) 268-2273
Part-time program email [email protected]
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​tepper.​cmu.​edu/​FlexTimeMBA
Part-time distance learning program phone (412) 268-2273
Part-time distance learning program email [email protected]
Part-time distance learning program website http:/​/​www.​tepper.​cmu.​edu/​mba/​mba-curriculum/​mba-programs-coursework/​flexmba/​index.​aspx

* Business School Admissions details based on 2022 data

Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2022

Full-time graduates 208
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 189
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 79.4%
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 90.5%

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 169
Low base salary $60,000
Average base salary $110,405
High base salary $160,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $60,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $108,225
High base salary: U.S citizens $160,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $82,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $117,921
High base salary: Foreign nationals $135,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 143
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $24,554
High signing bonus $72,400

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $23,270
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $72,400

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $2,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $28,833
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $50,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 16
Low other compensation $3,500
Average other compensation $25,496
High other compensation $80,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $3,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $24,766
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $80,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $27,100
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $80,000

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 28
Marketing/sales low salary $80,000
Marketing/sales average salary $106,089
Marketing/sales high salary $126,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 6
Operations/production low salary $65,000
Operations/production average salary $100,167
Operations/production high salary $115,000
Number reporting general management jobs 33
General management low salary $75,000
General management average salary $107,063
General management high salary $130,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 43
Finance/accounting low salary $75,000
Finance/accounting average salary $102,502
Finance/accounting high salary $135,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 5
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $105,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $111,600
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $120,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 55
Consulting low salary $60,000
Consulting average salary $122,053
Consulting high salary $160,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 1
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 0

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 10
Manufacturing low salary $90,000
Manufacturing average salary $101,800
Manufacturing high salary $110,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 1

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) 43
Northeast low salary $85,000
Northeast average salary $114,605
Northeast high salary $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 39
Middle Atlantic low salary $60,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $102,823
Middle Atlantic high salary $160,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 12
South low salary $82,000
South average salary $102,667
South high salary $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 20
Midwest low salary $87,000
Midwest average salary $112,625
Midwest high salary $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 8
Southwest low salary $100,000
Southwest average salary $109,625
Southwest high salary $125,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 42
West low salary $95,000
West average salary $115,268
West high salary $135,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 7
International low salary $80,000
International average salary $105,482
International high salary $125,000

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2022 data