Profile of GMAT Testing: North America, TY2017-TY2021

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. 

February 2022


This report is one of three profile publications detailing five years of GMAT test-taking data for testing years (TY) 2017 through 2021, with score reporting data for TY2021.

Quick Facts

  • Globally, more than 1 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 7,300 graduate management programs worldwide.
  • A total of 156,453 GMAT exams were taken worldwide by prospective business school students in testing year 2021 (TY2021), which ran from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
  • These examinees sent a total of 301,107 score reports to graduate-level management programs across the globe.