Application Volume Up at Full-Time MBA Programs, and Other Fun Facts

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InternationalMBAApplicantsIncreaseA GMAC press release reports the results of its 2013 Application Trends Survey. 683 graduate business programs participated in the survey – this breaks down into 328 business schools in 42 countries.

Here are some of the highlights:

• 52% of two-year MBA programs reported an increase in applications in 2013 over 2012; 4% of programs said they received the same amount as last year.

• Among one-year MBA programs, 49% reported an application increase; 4% of one-year programs reported the same volume as in 2012.

• Last year, only 43% of two-year programs and 47% of one-year programs said they experienced an increase in volume in 2012 over 2011.

• Among two-year MBA programs, 56% saw an increase in international applicants; 59% saw a decrease in domestic applicants.

• Only 29% of part-time MBA programs received more applications in 2013 than in 2012; 53% received fewer applications this year; and 18% received the same volume as last year.

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