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Meet the Incoming MBA Class

Ever wonder about the students who are enrolled in the Portland State MBA program? Today's post covers their average work experience, GMAT and undergraduate GPA averages, median age, and more.

Full Time MBA

The 2013 incoming Full Time MBA class has an average of 6 years professional work experience prior to beginning the program. This professional experience comes industries and functional areas including consumer products, consulting, healthcare, manfucturing, non-profit sector, financial services.

International students make up 25% of the class and include homelands such as China, India, Germany, Nepal, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. Domestic students hail from Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

  • Average GMAT Score: 611
  • Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.29
  • Average Work Experience: 6.0 years
  • Domestic Students: 75%
  • International Students: 25%
  • Male: 56%
  • Female: 44%
  • Median Age: 28

Part Time MBA

The 2013 incoming Part Time MBA class has an average of 8 years professional work experience prior to beginning the program.

This professional experience comes industries and functional areas including consumer products, government, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, non-profit, petroleum/energy, and high tech, to name a few.

  • Average GMAT Score: 611
  • Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.26
  • Average Work Experience: 8.0 years
  • Domestic Students: 98%
  • International Students: 2%
  • Male: 68%
  • Female: 32%
  • Median Age: 30

 

Click here to read more posts about PSU MBA students.

Click here to read about Portland State MBA rankings. 

Click here for more info about the Portland State MBA program. We offer full time and part time programs.

 

Kelly Doherty is the Director of Marketing and Recruiting for the Portland State Graduate Business Programs. She leads the global marketing and branding initiatives and student recruitment strategy for five distinct graduate business programs including: MBA, Master of International Management, Master of Science in Financial Analysis, Master of Real Estate Development and the Healthcare MBA programs.You can connect with Kelly on LinkedIn.

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Portland State's MBA program has earned numerous accolades, including a 2011-12 Beyond Grey Pinstripes Report rating of #1 in the world — for small schools — for its emphasis on environmental stewardship.

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