2004 Application Trends Survey: Executive Report


This report provides an overview of the major results from the 2004 Application Trends Survey. The survey tracked the percentage change in the number of graduate business school applications for enrollment in the 2004 school year, compared with the number of applications for the 2003 school year. Business schools reported the percent changes overall and for specific subgroups of applicants, including domestic, international, female, and U.S. minority applicants.

This executive summary highlights how business school application volume has changed, the types of programs that have been affected the most, and the external factors that might influence these trends.