The GMAT exam is the gold standard of graduate business admissions, trusted and preferred by more than 6,000 schools worldwide.
Taking the GMAT opens the door to a graduate business degree from a top global program. It’s your best step to improve your business skills and advance your career.
Schedule a GMAT Exam
Admissions deadlines for graduate business programs vary. Check with the schools you are interested in attending and set up your GMAT exam ahead of time to ensure your scores are reported prior to application deadlines.
Scheduling Fee: US$250.00
The GMAT exam is available around the world throughout the year.
Before you decide to register for the GMAT exam, search for a convenient testing location that has available seats.
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You may cancel your GMAT exam if you do not intend to reschedule.
You may receive a partial refund of US$80 if you cancel your exam by your deadline.
Cancel Your GMAT Exam
Your registration fee will be forfeited if you miss your scheduled GMAT exam. Cancellation refund amounts are subject to change without notice and according to local law.
If you cancel your appointment:
- More than seven calendar days before the scheduled test date and time: US$80.00 refund
- Within seven calendar days before the scheduled test date and time: No refund
If you are testing in South Korea:
- More than seven calendar days before the scheduled test date and time: US$150.00 refund
- Within seven calendar days before the scheduled test date and time: US$50.00 refund
Please visit the Pay for the Test page for specific cancellation fees based on location and how close you are to your exam date.
If for any reason you need to change the date of your GMAT exam, you may reschedule.
You may reschedule your GMAT exam at any available test center around the world.
Reschedule Your GMAT Exam
The fee you pay for your new exam will depend on when you reschedule. If you are scheduled with accommodations, refer back to your approval letter for the number to call to reschedule.
A rescheduling fee will apply as stated below:
To reschedule your appointment in a country other than the one in which you scheduled your original appointment, please contact us by phone.You may not reschedule your appointment by mail or fax.
- More than 7 calendar days before the scheduled test date, time, or location: US$50.00 fee (each time you reschedule)
- Within 7 calendar days before the scheduled test date, time, or location: Additional US$250.00 fee
Please visit the Pay for the Test page for specific reschedule fees based on location and how close you are to your exam date.
If you believe you can do better with more practice, it may be worthwhile to retake the exam.
Were you rushed? Feeling nervous? Now that you know what to expect on test day, you may want to consider taking the GMAT exam again – this time with less anxiety.
Retake the GMAT Exam
You may retake the GMAT exam once every 16 calendar days, but no more than five times in a rolling 12-month period and no more than eight times total (lifetime limit effective December 17, 2016). In the scheduling tool, if you enter a date fewer than 16 days from your last appointment date, you will receive an error message asking you to choose another date.
Please read the GMAT Handbook for further details on our policies and any retest policy appeals.
We are committed to providing GMAT exam access to test takers with disabilities.
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the global non-profit council of business schools and administrator of the GMAT exam, strives to make its products and services broadly accessible. Accommodations are available for test takers who meet certain eligibility criteria and properly document their request.
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