Richmond is a great place to study for the GMAT – find a library, a cafe, or a bookstore and get started on your dream of getting into business school. We've assembled data on the top business schools in the Richmond area, the best options for GMAT prep in Richmond, and the most popular GMAT test centers. The GMAT is a computer-based test, offered year-round at several testing centers in Virginia. Once you know when you're taking the exam, and what score you'll need, it's time to schedule your GMAT test date!

While many schools like University of Delaware require or recommend the GMAT, you should always check for minimum or suggested scores from the schools to which you’re applying. Often, the score a school is looking for may vary by program, and most schools in Virginia are no different.

Most people studying for the GMAT spend about three months actively preparing. Once you've decided on a test date, you'll be more motivated to study. Whether you choose to use a book, apps, or local or online GMAT prep courses like the ones we've recommended below, you’ll want to structure your study time early. Note that if there’s not a convenient class option in Richmond, you'll likely find a live course online that can help to raise your score.

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
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Our Experts' Picks: Best Graduate Schools near RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

School College Location Accreditation
Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics University of Delaware Newark, Delaware Yes
Kogod School of Business American University Washington, D.C., District of Columbia Yes
McDonough School of Business Georgetown University Washington, D.C., District of Columbia Yes
George Washington School of Business The George Washington University Washington, D.C., District of Columbia Yes
Sellinger School of Business and Management Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, Maryland Yes
The Earl. G. Graves School of Business & Management Morgan State University Baltimore, Maryland Yes
Carey Business School Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland Yes
Robert G. Merrick School of Business University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland Yes
Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland, College Park College Park, Maryland Yes
Babcock Graduate School of Management Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, 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
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 East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina Yes
College of Management North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Yes
Fuqua School of Business Duke University Durham, North Carolina Yes
Kenan-Flagler Business School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina Yes
Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Elon University Greensboro, North Carolina Yes
Lundy-Fetterman School of Business Campbell University Buies Creek, North Carolina No