Profile of GMAT™ Testing: North America, TY2013-TY2017

The Profile of GMAT Testing for North America provides schools with a five-year demographic snapshot of the prospective applicant pool for graduate management programs in North America. It features GMAT exam and score-reporting data based on US region and state of residence, race/ethnicity of US citizens, and Canadian province of residence. 

November 2017


The report is one of three GMAC Profile publications detailing five years of GMAT test-taking data for testing years (TY) 2013 through 2017, with score reporting data for TY2017.

Quick Facts

  • Globally, more than 1.2 million Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exams have been taken over the past five years by individuals interested in pursuing graduate management education.
  • The GMAT exam is an important part of the admissions process for more than 6,900 graduate management programs worldwide.
  • A total of 250,884 GMAT exams were taken by prospective business school students around the world in testing year 2017 (TY2017), which ran from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
  • These examinees sent a total of 517,774 score reports to graduate-level management programs worldwide.