Five Institutions Become Members of Global Business School Group That Administers GMAT Exam

Graduate Management Admission Council Adds EDHEC (France), IIM Lucknow (India), UC San Diego, University of Hong Kong (China) and University of San Diego

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2012) - The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has admitted five new member institutions from four countries, including China, France and India. The new schools bring the total number of GMAC member schools to 205 from 22 countries.

GMAC administers the GMAT exam, which is used as part of the admissions process at more than 5,400 graduate management education programs in approximately 2,000 business schools.

"We are pleased to welcome these five schools," said David A. Wilson, GMAC president and CEO. "The fact that more than half of this group is from outside the U.S. continues to demonstrate the growth of quality management education around the world."

The new member schools include:

  • EDHEC Business School (France)
  • Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow (India)
  • University of California, San Diego, Rady School of Management
  • University of Hong Kong Faculty of Business and Economics (China)
  • University of San Diego School of Business Administration (California)

The Graduate Management Admission Council ( is based in McLean, Virginia, and has offices in the U.K., Hong Kong and India. More information about the GMAT exam, which is the only standardized test designed expressly for graduate business and management programs worldwide, is available at