MBA Match Profile

About our MBA Matches

MBA Match Scholarship Recipients come from a range of colleges and industries. They demonstrate strong academic achievement, impactful professional experiences, and a well-defined career vision.


Number of QuestBridge college partners represented: 22

Average undergraduate GPA: 3.56 (out of 4.00)

Top undergraduate majors:

  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English Language and Literature
  • Foreign Languages, Literature and Linguistics
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

Standardized test scores:

  • GMAT middle 50% score: 695-730 *
  • GRE verbal middle 50% score: 160-164
  • GRE quantitative middle 50% score: 157-165

*GMAT Focus Edition launched in late 2023. Read more about comparing scores from the different editions.

Work Experience

Average years of post-college work experience: 5

Range of years of post-college work experience: 2-10

Top industries at time of application:

  • Consulting Services: 31%
  • Education: 10%
  • Nonprofit: 9%
  • Banking and Finance: 7%

Career objectives at time of MBA application:

  • Looking to change to a new employer: 46%
  • Hoping to advance within my company or industry: 32%
  • Planning to use the MBA to help start a business: 15%
  • Planning to use the MBA to advance my business: 7%


First generation to graduate from a four-year college in the U.S.: 78%

Legal Sex

  • Female: 59%
  • Male: 41%

Graduate School Match: MBA

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