How much does it cost to take the GMAT® exam?
The cost to take the GMAT exam is US$250 globally. See Pay for the Test for more information about payment methods and potential taxes.
What schools use GMAT® scores?
Over 1900 graduate business schools around the world use GMAT scores as a part their admissions process
Preparation is Everything
Most GMAT test takers start preparing about 3 to 6 months before the actual test date. Think about how you can best prepare, given your discipline, motivation, and personal preference:
- Self study
- One-on-one tutoring
- Study groups
- Prep courses
What does the GMAT® exam measure?
The GMAT exam measures basic verbal, mathematical, and analytical writing skills that you have developed in your education and work. It does NOT measure:
- your knowledge of business,
- your job skills,
- specific content in your undergraduate or first university course work,
- your abilities in any other specific subject area, or
- subjective qualities—such as motivation, creativity, and interpersonal skills.
How long are GMAT® scores valid?
Your GMAT score is valid for five years, so you have the flexibility of “banking it”—choosing to start your graduate studies right after university or later on