Profile of GMAT™ Testing: Residence, TY2013-TY2017

The Profile of GMAT Testing by Residence provides schools with a five-year demographic snapshot of the prospective applicant pool for graduate management programs around the world, based on candidates' region and country 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 (TY) 2017, which ran from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
  • These test takers sent a total of 517,774 score reports to graduate-level management programs worldwide.