GMAT Participating Institutes 2018
Updated on May 4, 2018 - 12:17 p.m. IST by Ranjini Basu

GMAT Participating Institutes 2018 - GMAC® conducts one of the most popular entrance exams for business school aspirants and approximately 2,300 GMAT 2018 participating institutes worldwide accept the GMAT® exam to enroll candidates in their various management programmes, to be precise in more than 7000 programmes. The GMAT is conducted worldwide approximately across 100 countries and in more than 600 test centres. Major countries like USA, Australia, Canada and many business schools in Europe and Asia have GMAT participating institutes 2018 and the USA has the most number of GMAT score accepting business schools/institutes in the world. Of course, the cut-off for GMAT in the USA is also among the highest across the globe. Careers360, in this article, projects information on the participating institutes of GMAT 2018 including the names of the top business schools accepting GMAT 2018 scores in the USA.


Average GMAT Score Requirements (2016-2017)*: GMAT participating institutes 2018

The below-mentioned table provides updated information on average GMAT scores accepted by some of the reputed business schools, and student enrollment statistics.


Programme /Course

Average GMAT score



Stanford University- Stanford Graduate School of Business




University of Chicago – Booth School of Business




Harvard Business School


725 (median)


University of Pennsylvania-Wharton




Northwestern University-

Kellogg School of Management




Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business




Columbia University-Columbia Business School




Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)




University of California-Berkeley (Haas)




Yale School of Management


721 (median)


* All data for Harvard GMAT scores, Stanford GMAT scores, and the rest, is derived from the U.S. News and the World Report.


GMAT Participating Institutes 2018: Scoring and Selection Pattern

GMAT 2018 score ranges on a scale of 200–800. According to the conducting authority, GMAC, two-thirds of the test takers usually score between 400–600. The scorecard has the following background information of the candidate, namely country of citizenship, gender, date of birth, contact number, undergraduate institution name, grade point average, major, date of graduation, intended graduate study, and the highest level of education attained.

Many of the top-notch GMAT 2018 participating institutes in the United States accept scores beyond 700. Apart from the USA, Canada and few other European GMAT participating institutes 2018 ask for high GMAT score requirements as well. However, in countries like Australia and New Zealand, the participating institutes of GMAT 2018 have a lower GMAT cutoff as the GMAT 2018 participating institutes prefer substantial work experience of a candidate over his/her GMAT score.


List of GMAT participating institutes 2018: Across the Globe


GMAT is a computer adaptive standardised entrance test to measure the analytical, quantitative and verbal skills of a management school aspirant and it is used as a primary criterion for admission into a wide range of management programmes like Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accountancy and Master of Finance programs. GMAC does not prescribe any specific GMAT eligibility criteria 2018. However, ideally, aspirants should have completed their undergraduate studies before completing the GMAT registration 2018 process. As per the GMAT 2018 test pattern, GMAT consists of four sections, namely, Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal.

The new element of GMAT Test 2018 – GMAC has reduced the total GMAT exam duration by 30 minutes. The GMAT 2018 will now be of three-and-a-half hour instead of long four hours. The changes have been implemented in GMAT exam conducted on April 16, 2018. The exam content and the time allotted per question remains unaltered. The GMAT exam will be scored abiding by the same parameters. It is the same GMAT exam – just shorter by a half hour.


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