Profile of GMAT™ Testing: Citizenship, TY2014-TY2018

The Profile of GMAT Testing: Citizenship 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 citizenship.

January 2019


The report is one of three GMAC Profile publications detailing five years of GMAT test-taking data for testing years (TY) 2014 through 2018, with score reporting data for TY2018.

Quick Facts

  • Globally, more than 1.3 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 7,000 graduate management programs worldwide.
  • A total of 242,714 GMAT exams were taken worldwide by prospective business school students in testing year 2018 (TY2018), which ran from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 
  • These examinees sent a total of 493,101 score reports to graduate-level management programs across the globe.