South Carolina has many top-ranked business schools, including Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. If you're looking for the best GMAT prep in Columbia, you'll want to start here. We've compiled a list of local prep courses for the GMAT, the top business schools in the Columbia area, and popular GMAT test centers in South Carolina.

The GMAT is offered year-round as a computer-based test, and is offered as a paper-based test in areas where computer testing isn't possible. If you are not able to find a suitable testing center in Columbia, you can find other testing locations in South Carolina. Fridays and Saturdays often fill quickly at testing centers.

Registration for the GMAT is first-come, first-serve. Students who set their test date in advance tend to get the most out of their studying – it creates additional motivation to help you achieve your score. You may take the GMAT once every 16 days and no more than 5 times in a rolling 12-month period.

The average student studying for the GMAT in Columbia, South Carolina spends about three months preparing for the exam. That's not possible for everyone, so there are always shorter study plans that can help you make the most out of the time you have. Once you’ve given some thought to your goals and available study time, schedule your GMAT (and your prep) so that you have a clear target to work toward.

Kaplan GMAT Test Prep

GMAT Prep - Live Online

Get the structure and support of a classroom in your favorite study space with Kaplan's Live Online prep course for the GMAT. Choose from multiple schedules to find the course time that fits your schedule. Once you enroll, you’ll have instant access to The GMAT Channel, our new Adaptive Qbank, 9 full-length adaptive practice tests, and over 140 hours of extra online lessons and practice.


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GMAT TEST LOCATIONS NEAR
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA


Pearson Professional Centers-Columbia SC

803-779-5829

220 Stoneridge Drive Suite 300

Columbia, South Carolina 29210

Pearson Professional Centers-Greenville SC

864-288-0892

301 Halton Road Suite D1 Halton Commons Office Park

Greenville, South Carolina 29607-3496

Pearson Professional Centers-North Charleston SC

843-747-7075

3955 Faber Place Dr Suite 105

North Charleston, South Carolina 29405

Our Experts' Picks: Best Graduate Schools near COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

School College Location Accreditation
J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia Yes
Scheller College of Business Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia Yes
Goizueta Business School Emory University Atlanta, Georgia Yes
College of Business Administration Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia Yes
College of Business & Mass Communication Brenau University Gainesville, Georgia No (ACBSP)
J. Whitney Bunting School of Business Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, Georgia Yes
James M. Hull College of Business Georgia Regents University Augusta, Georgia Yes
Terry College of Business The University of Georgia Athens, Georgia Yes
The School of Business Clayton State University Morrow, Georgia Yes
Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics Mercer University Macon, Georgia Yes
Babcock Graduate School of Management Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina Yes
Belk College of Business University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, North Carolina Yes
Bryan School of Business and Economics University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina Yes
Calloway School of Business and Accountancy (undergraduate) Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina Yes
Cameron School of Business University of North Carolina at Wilmington Wilmington, North Carolina Yes
Earl N. Philips School of Business High Point University High Point, North Carolina Yes
Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce High Point University High Point, North Carolina Yes
College of Business University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, North Carolina No; in pursuit
College of Management North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Yes
Fuqua School of Business Duke University Durham, North Carolina Yes