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Who in the US Is Heading to B-School?

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Demographic data on US residents from the Graduate Management Admission Council show who is going to business school and why.

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  1. 1. WHOINTHEUSISHEADINGTOBUSINESSSCHOOL? 91% of US residents considering business school are also US citizens, and just 4% of them would prefer to study outside the US. Some 8% of non-US citizens living in the US would like to study outside the US. WHO WHAT WHY HOW © 2014, Graduate Management Admission Council. Sources: Graduate Management Admission Council. GMAT exams taken between July 1, 2011-June 30, 2013; mba.com Prospective Students Survey of 10,360 candidates living in the US considering graduate business school in 2012-2013. For more, see mba.com or gmac.com *Respondents could choose more than one answer CONSULTING Current Industry Intended Industry* ENERGY/UTILITIES FINANCE/ACCOUNTING HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING GOV/NON-PROFIT PRODUCTS&SERVICES21% 17% 7% 8% 4% 8% 17% 10% 26% 17% 7% 11% 7% 22% 27% 14% 258,084 TopSpecificProgramsConsidered* 59% 41% 42% 40% 18% US residents took the GMAT exam Under 25 31 & OlderBetween 25 & 30 FemaleMale 84% 38%of prospective business school students are considering MBA programs are considering specialized master’s degrees in business* Other Grants Loans PersonalEarnings/Savings Spouse/PartnerEarnings EmployerSupport ParentalSupport 2% 16% 27% 22% 2% 19% 11% Top 5 77% 76% 67% 67% 64% 2. Increase Salary 1. Job Opportunities 3. Accelerate Career Path 4. Develop Business Skills 5. Professional Credentials Reasons why US residents are considering business school* ExpectedFinancingMix tocover100%ofeducationalcosts 42% 41% 32% 25% 21% Part-timeMBA Full-time2-yearMBA Full-time1-yearMBA FlexibleMBA OnlineMBA

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