What is a good GMAT score for USC Marshall Online MBA?
Short Answer – The average GMAT score at USC Marshall Online MBA is NA for the last entering class. If you score above NA, 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 USC Marshall Online MBA?
The average salary at USC Marshall Online MBA for the last graduating class was $122,634. 92% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (21%), Finance (20%) and technology (29%) oriented functional roles.
Our career services team has more than 100 years of experience in the business environment and has the experience hiring and leading graduate students from top schools like Marshall. This well-rounded perspective is a great benefit to our hiring companies, as they not only prepare our students to succeed but also can consult with firms on their talent needs.
Tuition Fees & Scholarship at USC Marshall
The Tuition fees for USC Marshall Online MBA is $119,822 and an additional NA in living cost.
The USC Online MBA Program offers merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000-$20,000. Students must submit their OMBA application by the scholarship deadline to be considered for an OMBA Program Scholarship (no additional application is required).
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