Research Calendar

Stay in the know with GMAC research.

Mark your calendar for upcoming release dates, announcements, and opportunities to participate in our surveys. 

What's New

By Date

First Quarter 2017

  January 2017
  • Year-End Poll of Employers (2016) Report released.
    School signup open for Corporate Recruiters Survey.
  February 2017
  • School signup closes for Corporate Recruiters Survey.
  • Corporate Recruiters Survey launches.  
  March 2017

Second Quarter 2017

  April/May 2017   June 2017
  • Corporate Recruiters Survey Report released.
  • Application Trends Survey launches.
  • GMAT testing year 2017 closes June 30.

Third Quarter 2017

  July 2017
  • GMAT testing year 2018 begins July 1. 
  August 2017
  • Application Trends Survey Benchmark and Interactive Research Reports released to schools.
  September 2017

Fourth Quarter 2017 

  September 2017 
  • Alumni Perspectives Survey launches with school participation.

  November 2017
  • Alumni Perspectives Survey closes.
  • Profile of GMAT Candidates, TY2013 to TY 2017 released to public.
  • Year-End Poll of Employers in the field. 
  December 2017
  • Corporate Recruiters Survey school signup begins.     

By Project Title

Alumni Perspectives Survey

  • February/March: Survey Report and Data Reports released.
  • September/November: Survey in the field.

Application Trends Survey

  • June-July: Application Trends Survey in the field.
  • August: Benchmark & Interactive Reports released to participants.
  • September: Survey Reports released to participants and the public.

Corporate Recruiters Survey

  • December-January: Schools sign up and submit their employer lists.
  • February-March: Survey open to employers (mid-February to mid-March).
  • May: Survey Report & Interactive/Benchmark Reports released to participants.
  • May/June: Survey Report released to the public. Prospective Students Survey

  • Monthly: Survey launched to individuals who registered on three months prior.
  • April/May: Survey Report and Interactive Data Report released.

Profile of GMAT Testing

  • June 30: Current GMAT testing year (TY) closes.
  • July 1: New GMAT testing year begins.
  • November: Updated test-taker data released.