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US varsities draw more applications for executive MBA

education Updated: Sep 15, 2010 09:38 IST
Hindustan Times

US varsities draw more applications for executive MBA
As per the figures revealed by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), 59 per cent of executive MBA (EMBA) programmes have reported an increase in the number of applications, reversing a three-year decline. This was one of the programmes reporting highest increase in volume among all MBA programmes. The other interesting findings of the survey are as follows:

. Nearly two-thirds of US full time MBA programmes (65 per cent) indicated that the largest number of foreign applications they received was submitted by
Indian citizens
. In GMAT testing year 2010, graduate management programmes in the United States received the majority of international score reports from test takers from
Asia-Pacific region
. 43 percent of the part-time programmes in the survey reported a year-on-year increase in applications volume, the same as in 2009
. In testing year 2010, India was the top foreign country that sent score reports to Canadian graduate management programmes
. 59 per cent of these programmes saw more applications in 2010 as compared to last year
. Asia-Pacific region continues to be the leading source of international applicants to the United States.

First Published: Sep 14, 2010 10:39 IST