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NYU Stern executive MBA Overview

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What is a good GMAT score for NYU EMBA?

Short Answer – The average GMAT score at NYU EMBA is 690 for the last entering class. If you score above 690, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee. 

Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot; 

“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.” 

If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.

“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”

The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average. 


Average Employment Salary after NYU EMBA?

The average salary at NYU for the last graduating class was $225,000. 94% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (14%), Finance (21%) and technology (19%) oriented functional roles. 

From day one at Stern, our EMBA students are challenged and empowered to use the tools of business to create value for companies, organizations and society.

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Tuition Fees & Scholarship at NYU

The Tuition fees for NYU EMBA is $219,500. 

Tuition fees includes:

  • All fees
  • Books
  • Study materials
  • Teaching assistants for selected courses
  • Residencies and Global Study Tours*

Important Scholarships


Cost of Attendance

$ 219,500 

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FAQs about NYU

In order to apply to the Executive MBA program, you must have:
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 6 years of full-time work experience by the start of the program, typically calculated from the time you earned your undergraduate degree 

No. You can only apply to one Stern degree program per admissions cycle. For further details, please refer to our Admissions Policies section here.

NYU can sponsor international students for F-1 student status. F-1 status is the most common type of status used to study in the United States, available to academic students who are pursuing a degree or certificate and will last only for the duration of the program. Other visa types are also applicable to international students studying in the US and accepted by NYU. Refer to the NYU Office of Global Services website for more information.

Executive MBA students have access to Stern’s Career Center for Working Professionals (CCWP). For more information on CCWP, please click here.

Yes, the Executive MBA program is a STEM-designated degree program, reflecting the integration of technology and data analytics into the curriculum.  This designation can be beneficial for students due to a growing demand for STEM skill sets in today’s market. For international students looking for detailed information regarding STEM OPT eligibility, please review the STEM OPT information on the Office of Global Services website.

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