Which destinations around the world received most of the 831,337 score reports sent in TY 2012?
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Highlights from Testing Year 2012*
Score Destinations. Interest increased for domestic and regional opportunities, as did interest in a broader range of graduate management degrees: In TY 2012, 29% of GMAT score reports were directed to specialized master’s programs, up from 17% in TY 2008. US schools continued to receive the majority of all score reports but the percentage dipped from 81% in TY 2008 to 76% in TY 2012.
Exams Taken. Prospective students sat for 286,529 GMAT exams in TY 2012, representing the greatest annual total ever and an 11% increase from the previous year.
Scores Sent. GMAT examinees sent an average of 2.9 score reports per exam, down slightly from 3.0 in TY 2008. Regional averages varied from a high of 4.3 in Central Asia (led primarily by India) to a low of 2.1 in Western Europe.
*GMAT Testing Years run from July 1 to June 30. Report updates are available during the first quarter of the following year.
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