University of Southern California

Class Profile

At the USC Marshall MBA Program, diversity, first and foremost, is about diversity of ideas. We believe the ability to arrive at solutions to business problems is directly related to having access to the greatest range of ideas, opinions and experiences. Our diverse student body offers unlimited opportunities for intellectual exchange, practical experience, and professional networking. By cultivating a diverse pool of high quality MBA's, the USC Marshall School of Business is helping to redefine the business community of the new millennium. See the complete class profile here.

MBA Admissions Profile

2016 2017
Applicant Pool
Applications Received 1648 1780
% Accepted 32% 29%
Class Size 222 223
Academic Profile
Average GPA 3.3 3.3
Median GMAT 690 690
GMAT 80% Range 640-730 620-730
General
Average Age 28 27
Average Yrs Wk Exp 5 5
Married Students 13% 11%
Undergraduate Majors
Humanities & Soc Science 31% 31%
Science & Engineering 18% 23%
Business 26% 23%
Economics 19% 16%
Computer Sciences 6% 8%

MBA Student Information

2016 2017
Geographic Distribution (United States)
Northeast & Mid-Atlantic 12%    16%
Mid-West 4% 8%
South & Southwest 6% 6%
West 78% 70%
States Represented 20 27
2016 2017
Diversity
Women 31% 30%
African-American & Hispanic/Latino 7%

 10%

Asian-American 20%

24%

International 29%

26%

2016 2017
Pre-MBA Career Industries
Consulting11%8%
Consumer Products8%5%
Financial Svcs19%16%
Govt8%6%
Manufacturing5%6%
Media/Entertainment14%14%
Non-Profit8%4%
Petroleum/Energy3%2%
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care5%9%
Real Estate4%4%
Technology11%12%
Other4%12%

Countries Represented

Australia
Barbados
Brazil
Burma
Canada
China
Ecuador
France
Gabon
Germany
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy

Japan
Malaysia
Norway
Pakistan
Peru
Seychelles
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Switzerland
Taiwan (ROC)
Turkey
United Kingdom
USA
Venezuela
Vietnam

Community

"I’m surprised and astounded every day by the types of strong relationships that I’ve made here at Marshall."

Aaron May
(2015)

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