GMAT Test Centers in Alabama

GMAT Testing Locations

There are 8 testing centers of GMAT exam in Alabama, located in the cities of Decatur, Mobile, Dothan, Auburn, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Montgomery separately. For each test location, we provide detailed directions for public transportation and driving.  Information about free and fee parking is also offered below.  Before departure, make sure to bring a valid photo ID.  For any test location in Alabama, you are strongly recommended to arrive at the test center at least 30 minutes before your appointment time.

#1. Pearson Professional Centers-Decatur AL

401 Lee Street NE
Suite 602
Decatur, Alabama 35602
United States
Phone: 256-552-0667

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH:
I65 South to exit 340A, turn onto US20 toward Decatur. Follow to US31 South. Cross bridge, go to the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto Lee Street (go through one traffic light). Pearson Testing Center will be on your left, inside of the Peoples Bank / Hargrove Building, 401 Lee St. NE (6th Floor) on the corner of Lee St. and 2nd Avenue.
FROM THE SOUTH:
I65 North to exit 340B, turn onto US 20 toward Decatur. Follow to US31 South. Cross bridge, go to the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto Lee Street (go through 1 traffic light ). Pearson Testing Center will be on your left, inside of the Peoples Bank / Hargrove Building, 401 Lee St. NE (6th Floor) on the corner of Lee St. and 2nd Avenue.
FROM THE EAST (THROUGH HUNTSVILLE):
I565 West ends and becomes US20, continue west on 20 to US31 South. Cross bridge, go to the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto Lee Street (go through 1 traffic light ). Pearson Testing Center will be on your left, inside of the Peoples Bank / Hargrove Building, 401 Lee St. NE (6th Floor) on the corner of Lee St. and 2nd Avenue.
FROM THE WEST:
US20 (ALT US72) East to US31 South. Turn right onto Lee Street go through 1 traffic light). Pearson Testing Center will be on your left, inside of the Peoples Bank/ Hargrove Building, 401 Lee St. NE(6th Floor) on the corner of Lee St and 2nd Avenue.
DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Pearson Testing Center will be on your left, inside of the Peoples Bank / Hargrove Building, 401 Lee St. NE (6th Floor) on the corner of Lee St. and 2nd Avenue.
PARKING
Free and ample parking is available. You may park anywhere in the parking lot with the exception of any parking spaces marked BANK PARKING ONLY.


#2. Pearson Professional Centers-Mobile AL

900 Western America Circle
Suite 212
Executive Center One
Mobile, Alabama 36609
United States
Phone: 251-343-2601

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Heading I-65 S – Exit #3, Airport Blvd W – take a right onto Airport Blvd and immediately merge into the left turning lane – make a U turn onto I-65 W Service Road – go one block – take a right onto Western American Dr – go one block – take a right onto Western American Cir – The Executive Center Bldg #1 is to the right and Pearson Professional Center is on the second floor.
FROM THE SOUTH
Heading I-65 N – Exit #3, Airport Blvd W – take a left onto Airport Blvd – as soon as possible get into the left turn lane – make a U turn onto I-65 W Service Rd –
go one block – take a right onto Western American Dr – go one block – take a right onto Western American Cir – The Executive Center Bldg #1 is to the right and Pearson Professional Center is on the second floor.
FROM THE EAST
Heading I-10 W – Exi t #20, I-65 N – Exit #3, Airport Blvd – take a left onto Airport Blvd – as soon as possible get into the left turn lane – make a U turn onto I-65 W Service Rd – go one block – take a right onto Western American Dr – go one block – take a right onto Western American Cir – The Executive Center Bldg #1 is to the right and Pearson Professional Center is in the second floor.
FROM THE WEST
Heading I-10 E – Exit #20, I-65 N – Exit #3, Airport Blvd – take a left onto Airport Blvd – as soon as possible get into the left turn lane – make a U turn onto I-65 W Service Rd – go one block – take a right onto Western American Dr – go one block – take a right onto Western American Cir – The Executive Center Bldg #1 is to the right and Pearson Professional Center is on the second floor.
DETAILED DIRECTIONS
The following landmarks may help with the directions.
The left turning lane on Airport Blvd is just west of the overpass.
The U turn is from Airport Blvd onto I-65 W Service Rd.
At the intersection of I-65 Service Rd and Western American Dr is O’Charley’s.
And a Waffle House is on Western American Dr.
The Executive Center is one of two, five story buildings with the signs on the top of the building and can be seen from Airport Blvd.
PARKING
Free and ample parking is available.


#3. Pearson Professional Centers-Dothan AL

2623 Montgomery Hwy.
Suite 4
Carmel Plaza
Dothan, Alabama 36303
United States
Phone: 334-671-7007

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Hwy 231 (from Montgomery, Al): Follow to intersection of Ross Clark Circle in Dothan. Continue straight ahead to Pearson Professional Center.
Hwy 431 (from Atlanta, Ga.): Follow to intersection of Ross Clark Circle in Dothan. Turn right and proceed to Hwy 231 intersection, turn left to Pearson Professional Center.
FROM THE SOUTH
Hwy 231 (from Florida): Follow to intersection of Ross Clark Circle, turn left and proceed to intersection of 231 North, turn right to Pearson Professional Center.
FROM THE EAST
Hwy 84 E. And Hwy 52 E: Follow to intersection of Ross Clark Circle, turn right and proceed to intersection of 231 North, turn right to Person Professional Center.
FROM THE WEST
Hwy 84 W, and Hwy 52 W: Follow to intersection of Ross Clark Circle, turn left and proceed to 231 North, turn right to Person Professional Center.
DETAILED DIRECTIONS
From Ross Clark Circle: Proceed ¼ mile to Carmel Plaza, on right.
PARKING
Free parking in front of office building.


#4. Auburn University

112 South College
232 Biggin Hall
Auburn, Alabama 36849
United States
Phone: 334-844-7936

Test Center Information

Biggin Hall is located at the corner of College Street and Magnolia Avenue. The physical address is 112 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36849. To park on the Auburn University campus as a visitor, you must obtain a parking permit. To acquire information about parking and/or receive a virtual parking permit, you must call 334-844-3151 the day of your exam, and before departing your vehicle, as we must obtain information about your vehicle in order to issue a virtual parking pass. On-campus parking restrictions are enforced Monday-Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. You should not park on the curb, grass, pedestrian walkways or blocking the flow of traffic. If you park in a restricted area or park illegally, you are subject to receiving a ticket or being towed. You may call Parking Services Office at 334-844-4143, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 7:15 am and 4:15 pm if you are unsure about where to park.

In addition, metered parking is also available along the streets in Downtown Auburn. Please note that metered parking has a two-hour limit. Information for downtown parking can be found on the city’s website https://www.auburnalabama.org/downtown-parking/
Biggio Center Testing Services is located on the second floor of Biggin Hall, room 232A. You may enter from the front or the back of the building. If entering from the back, take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor, take a right out the elevator or stairwell. The testing center will be to your left. If entering from the front of the building, you may take the stairwell to your left upon entering the building. Otherwise, you may take the elevator which is located directly down the hall on your left.


#5. Pearson Professional Centers-Birmingham(Hwy280) AL

3535 Grandview Parkway
Suite 640
Grandview I Office Building
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
United States
Phone: 205-968-5859

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-65 South to I-459 North. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 250. Keep left at the fork; merge onto I-459 N/Atlanta/Gadsden. Stay on I-459 N for approximately 8.5 miles. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 19 for US 280 toward Mountain Brook/Childersburg (0.6 miles). Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto US 280 E (signs for Childersburg). Move to the left lanes as soon as you make the turn onto US 280 E. Follow US 280 East to Grandview Parkway. Make a left turn at the 2nd traffic light onto Grandview Parkway (you will see Marriott Hotel on the left; Grandview Medical Center on the right). Make the 1st left turn (past Grandview II). Turn at the 2nd right, go straight down the parking lot to Grandview I.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-65 North. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 250 toward Atlanta/Gadsden/Tuscaloosa. Merge onto I-459 N. Stay on I-459 N for approximately 8.5 miles. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 19 for US 280 toward Mountain Brook/Childersburg (0.6 miles). Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto US 280 E (signs for Childersburg). Move to the left lanes as soon as you make the turn onto US 280 E. Follow US 280 East to Grandview Parkway. Make a left turn at the 2nd traffic light onto Grandview Parkway (you will see Marriott Hotel on the left; Grandview Medical Center on the right). Make the 1st left turn (past Grandview II). Turn at the 2nd right, go straight down the parking lot to Grandview I.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-20 West. Merge onto I-459 S via exit 136 toward Montgomery/Tuscaloosa. After approximately 9 miles merge right onto US-280 E/AL-38/Highway 280 via exit 19 towards Childersburg. Move to the left lanes as soon as you make the turn onto US 280 E. Follow US 280 East to Grandview Parkway. Make a left turn at the traffic light onto Grandview Parkway (you will see Marriott Hotel on the left; Grandview Medical Center on the right). Make the 1st left turn (past Grandview II). Turn at the 2nd right, go straight down the parking lot to Grandview I.
FROM THE WEST
Take I-20 East/I-59 North. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 126A to merge onto US 280E/ US-31 (approximately 3 miles). Keep right at the fork; follow signs for US 280 East/Sylacauga/Mountain Brook (0.5 miles). Follow US 280 East to Grandview Parkway (for approximately 5 miles). Make a left turn onto Grandview Parkway (you will see Marriott Hotel on the left; Grandview Medical Center on the right). Make the 1st left turn (past Grandview II). Turn at the 2nd right, go straight down the parking lot to Grandview I.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
The test center is located approximately 2 miles (via US 280 East) from The Summit Shopping Center. It is across the street from Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen.
The test center suite is located on the 6th floor (signs will direct you to the suite and waiting area).
Please note that due to heavy traffic on US 280, it is best to make a right turn when you exit the Grandview I parking lot and follow Grandview Parkway so that you can turn at the traffic light.

PARKING
The parking lot is adjacent to the building. If you are testing after hours or on the weekend, the building will be locked. You will need to press the button on the airphone and state your name so that test center staff will allow entry to the building.


#6. Pearson Professional Centers-Birmingham(Hwy 31) AL

2 Chase Corporate Drive
Suite 20
Birmingham, Alabama 35244
United States
Phone: 205-982-2063

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I 65 South to exit number 250. Exit onto I 459 South to exit number 13B, U.S. 31, Old Montgomery Highway. Turn left onto U.S. 31 and proceed approximately one mile to Chase Corporate Drive. Chase Corporate Drive is the first traffic signal south of the intersection of U.S. 31 and Alabama Route 150/Lorna Road. (There is a Courtyard by Marriott motel on the right.) Turn right onto Chase Corporate Drive.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I 65 North to exit number 247, Valleydale Rd.. Turn right onto Valleydale Rd and proceed westbound for approximately ¾ mile. Turn right onto U.S 31, Old Montgomery Highway. (There is a Raceway gas station on the right.) Proceed approximately 2 miles to Chase Corporate Drive. Chase Corporate Drive is the first traffic signal north of the intersection of U.S. 31 and Data Drive. Turn left onto Chase Corporate Drive.

FROM THE EAST
Take I 20 West to exit number 136. Exit onto I 459 South to exit number 13B, U.S. 31, Old Montgomery Highway. Turn left onto U.S. 31 and proceed approximately one mile to Chase Corporate Drive. Chase Corporate Drive is the first traffic signal south of the intersection of U.S. 31 and Alabama Route 150/Lorna Road. (There is a Courtyard by Marriott motel on the right.) Turn right onto Chase Corporate Drive.

FROM THE WEST
Take I 59 North to exit number 106. Exit onto I 459 North to exit number 13, U.S.31, Old Montgomery Highway. Turn right onto U.S. 31 and proceed approximately one mile to Chase Corporate Drive. Chase Corporate Drive is the first traffic signal south of the intersection of U.S. 31 and Alabama Route 150/Lorna Road. (There is a Courtyard by Marriott motel on the right.) Turn right onto Chase Corporate Drive.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Building 2 is the first building in the parking lot. The test center is located on the ground floor, off the back lobby past the elevators on the right.

PARKING
Park in any space in the building’s lot except for those marked “Reserved” or “Visitor 1 Hour”.


#7. University of Alabama

301 7th Avenue
Houser Hall RM 2040 (Box 870108)
Testing Services
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
United States
Phone: 205-348-8170

Test Center Information

Travelling SOUTH on Interstate 59/20: Exit at McFarland Blvd (Highway 82). Turn right. Continue travelling on McFarland Blvd West (Highway 82) approx. 3 miles and exit on Jack Warner Parkway Tuscaloosa/Downtown exit. Travel about .7 miles and turn left on Hackberry Lane (traffic light). At the next traffic light, turn right on to McCorvey Drive. Park in the Ferguson parking deck approximately 2 blocks on the right. There is a $10 charge to enter and the pay entrance is located off of Campus Drive West at Marrs Spring Road. Please enter the first level of this deck to pay to park. Go to www.bamaparking.ua.edu for maps and parking information.

Travelling NORTH on Interstate 59/20: Exit at McFarland Blvd (Highway 82). Turn left. Continue travelling on McFarland Blvd West (Highway 82) approx. 3 miles and exit on Jack Warner Parkway Tuscaloosa/Downtown exit. Travel about .7 miles and turn left on Hackberry Lane (traffic light). At the next traffic light, turn right on to McCorvey Drive. Park in the Ferguson parking deck approximately 2 blocks on the right. There is a $10 charge to enter and the pay entrance is located off of Campus Drive West at Marrs Spring Road. Please enter the first level of this deck to pay to park. Go to www.bamaparking.ua.edu for maps and parking information.

Travelling EAST on Highway 82: Take the first exit Jack Warner Parkway, (Tuscaloosa exit) after crossing the bridge over the Black Warrior River. Travel about .7 miles and turn left on Hackberry Lane (traffic light). At the next traffic light, turn right on to McCorvey Drive. Park in the Ferguson parking deck approximately 2 blocks on the right. There is a $10 charge to enter and the pay entrance is located off of Campus Drive West at Marrs Spring Road. Please enter the first level of this deck to pay to park. Go to www.bamaparking.ua.edu for maps and parking information.


#8. Pearson Professional Centers-Montgomery AL

4001 Carmichael Road
Suite 440
Montgomery, Alabama 36106
United States
Phone: 334-409-9355

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-65 South.
Merge onto I-85 N/Martin Luther King Jr Expressway, EXIT 171 toward Atlanta. – 4.8 mi.
Take the Perry Hill Rd exit, EXIT 4.
Keep right to take the ramp toward Vaughn Rd. – 0.2 mi.
Merge onto Perry Hill – 0.1 mi.
Turn left onto Carmichael Rd.
FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-65 North.
Merge onto I-85 N/Martin Luther King Jr Expressway via EXIT 171 toward Atlanta.
Take the Perry Hill Rd exit, EXIT 4.
Keep right to take the ramp toward Vaughn Rd. – 0.2 mi.
Merge onto Perry Hill – 0.1 mi.
Turn left onto Carmichael Road.
FROM THE EAST AND NORTHEAST
Take I-85 South.
Take the Perry Hill Rd exit, EXIT 4.
Turn left onto Perry Hill Rd. – 0.3 mi.
Turn left onto Carmichael Rd.
FROM THE WEST
Take I-65 North.
Merge onto I-85 N/Martin Luther King Jr Expressway via EXIT 171 toward Atlanta.
Take the Perry Hill Rd exit, EXIT 4. – 0.2 mi.
Keep right to take the ramp toward Vaughn Rd. – 0.04 mi.
Merge onto Perry Hill Rd. – 0.1 mi.
Turn left onto Carmichael Rd.
DETAILED DIRECTIONS
The building will be on your left. It is a 5 story brown building.
If you reach Cairnbrook Drive you’ve gone about 0.1 miles too far.

GMAT Exam Dates in Alabama

Unlike some paper based exams, the GMAT is computer based. Therefore, there are no fixed test dates for GMAT. Wherever you are in Alabama, all test centers are open from Monday through Saturday throughout the year. Some even offer the exam every day of the year.  However, some test centers are not open on Sundays and national holidays. For example, most college-based test centers might be closed for extended periods around holidays. For precise testing dates in Alabama, please visit test-maker website – https://www.mba.com/.

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