GMAC Press Releases


Our press releases are archived by year:

Dec 11, 2012
The School of Business at the American University in Cairo Becomes Latest Member of Graduate Management Admission Council
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Dec 11, 2012) -  Graduate Management Admission Council has admitted The School of Business at American University in Cairo as its latest member institution... More
Dec 9, 2012
Employers Express Early Optimism for 2013 Hiring
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Dec 9, 2012) - Uncertainty hangs above many of the world's economies, but the job market for 2013 graduates, particularly those with graduate-level degrees... More
Nov 27, 2012
EFMD With Support From GMAC Holds Masters Conference at Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
LIMERICK, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - EFMD, with the support of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), will hold the third edition of EFMD's Conference on Master... More
Nov 20, 2012
University of Botswana Awarded US$115,000 to Develop Business Education Programmes in Africa
GABORONE, BOTSWANA--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) -  The University of Botswana Faculty of Business will receive a $115,000 grant to develop graduate and executive business programmes... More
Nov 6, 2012
Job Demand Strong for China's Graduate Business Students
HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Nov 6, 2012) - Job Trends for China and Hong Kong 2012, which compiles data from GMAC surveys and Geographic Trend Reports, finds 86 percent of Chinese... More
Sep 27, 2012
Updated GMAT Mobile App From GMAC Includes Integrated Reasoning
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - Graduate Management Admission Council's Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 13th Edition mobile app is now available for the iPhone, iPad... More
Sep 23, 2012
GMAT Testing Hits Record Volume
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 23, 2012) - Last year, which saw the launch of a new GMAT Integrated Reasoning section, was a record year for the GMAT exam. A total of 286,529 GMAT exams... More
Sep 20, 2012
EFMD With Support From GMAC to Hold Management Education Events in Beirut & Nairobi
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2012) - EFMD, with the support of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), will hold two upcoming events with a focus on Management Education... More
Sep 18, 2012
Global Online MBA Event Sponsored by Owner of GMAT Exam Scheduled for October 10 and 11
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - Registration is now open for the next GMATCH virtual fair, a global online event sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC... More
Sep 17, 2012
GMAC 2012 Application Trends Survey: Demand for Management Education up From 2011
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 17, 2012) - Demand for graduate business and management education around the world shows signs of renewed growth, as 51 percent of programs surveyed by the... More
Aug 16, 2012
Latest Edition of Official GMAT Study Guide for Visually Impaired Now Includes New Integrated Reasoning Section
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2012) - The 13th edition of the Official Guide for GMAT® Review in a talking book format has been updated and now includes a chapter on the new... More
Jun 21, 2012
College of William and Mary of the U.S. and India's SP Jain Recognized for Community Service Efforts With TeamMBA Award
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2012) - After more than 21,000 votes were cast online in May, two business schools -- SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (India) and the... More
Jun 5, 2012
GMAC Enters New Era, Launching GMAT Exam With Integrated Reasoning Section
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Jun 5, 2012) - Today, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) launched the Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT exam for graduate business and... More
May 21, 2012
Job Market for MBAs Improving; Pay Premium Remains
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - More new business school graduates are landing jobs to go with their diplomas amid renewed optimism among employers, according to new data from... More
May 9, 2012
Five Institutions Become Members of Global Business School Group That Administers GMAT Exam
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... More
May 8, 2012
GMAC's Chris Han Receives Early Career Scholar Award From National Council on Measurement in Education
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2012) - Kyung (Chris) Han, a psychometrician and senior research manager at the Graduate Management Admission Council, received the Alicia Cascallar... More
May 3, 2012
GMATPrep -- New, Improved and Still Free
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2012) - GMATPrep®, available for free on, is new and improved with 90 actual GMAT questions from previous exams, including two full-length... More
Apr 17, 2012
GMAC MET Fund Awards More Than US$7.1 Million in Grants to 12 Global Grant Recipients of Ideas to Innovation Challenge
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam and the leading membership organization of graduate business and... More
Apr 9, 2012
Number of GMAT Scores Sent by Chinese Citizens Nearly Triples in Five-Year Period
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 9, 2012) - The number of GMAT scores sent by Chinese citizens to schools around the world nearly tripled (from 48,664 to 126,090) in the past five years... More
Apr 5, 2012
Latest Edition of Official GMAT® Study Guide Includes Online Prep Companion for New Integrated Reasoning Section
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 5, 2012) - The only GMAT study guide with real questions from past exams has been updated with new questions and an online companion to help you prepare... More
Mar 29, 2012
More Than Just a Pretty Face: Sports New Look, New Features, Improved Search and Faster, Even More Relevant Content Delivery
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 29, 2012) -, the newly redesigned website of the Graduate Management Admission Council, accentuates the organization's vast array of research... More
Mar 14, 2012
GMAC's Ernie Anastasio Receives Career Achievement Award From Association of Test Publishers
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2012) - Ernie Anastasio, a senior advisor at the Graduate Management Admission Council, has been honored for his distinguished 45-year career in... More
Mar 13, 2012
MBA Still Top Choice for Prospective B-School Students
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2012) - The growing popularity of specialized master's programs has not diminished interest in MBA programs, rather a new segment in the prospective... More
Feb 23, 2012
Number of GMAT Scores Sent to European Business Schools at All-Time High
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - The number of GMAT scores being sent to business schools in Europe increased 65 percent from five years ago, according to a new report that... More
Feb 15, 2012
Global Study Opportunities and GMAT Volume Expanding Worldwide
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2012) - The number of GMAT exams taken around the world in the 2011 testing year reached 258,192 -- the third-highest level on record -- and included a... More
Jan 12, 2012
Graduate Management Alums Report 100% ROI After Four Years
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Jan 12, 2012) - Alumni from graduate management programs report a stellar return on investment (ROI), with a survey by the Graduate Management Admission... More