Profile of GMAT™ Testing: North America, TY2014-TY2018

The Profile of GMAT Testing: 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. 

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.