Profile of GMAT™ Testing: Residence, TY2015-TY2019

The Profile of GMAT Testing: 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.

December 2019


This report is one of three profile publications detailing five years of GMAT test-taking data for testing years (TY) 2015 through 2019, with score reporting data for TY2019.

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 7,300 graduate management programs worldwide.
  • A total of 225,621 GMAT exams were taken worldwide by prospective business school students in testing year 2019 (TY2019), which ran from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 
  • These examinees sent a total of 429,027 score reports to graduate-level management programs across the globe.