GMAT Test Centers in Illinois

Pearson Professional Centers-Marion IL
103 Airway Drive
Suite 1
Marion, Illinois 62959
United States
Phone: 618-993-8253

Test Center Information

NOTE: The exits off of I-57 will be under construction for the foreseeable future. Please allow extra travel time.

FROM THE NORTH
From southbound I-57, take exit 54 (Carbondale Exit) and go West on Rte 13 (DeYoung St) toward Carbondale. Continue on Rte 13 for about 3 miles to Rte 148/Refuge Rd. (Williamson County Airport will be on the right). Turn left (south) onto Rte 148 and travel about one-quarter mile to Meadowland Parkway, which is the very first left turn you will be able to make from Rte 148. (Look for a sign that says Laborers International Union of North America.) Once on Meadowland, make an immediate left onto Airway Drive. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE SOUTH
From northbound I-57, take exit 54 (Carbondale Exit) and go West on Rte 13 (DeYoung St) toward Carbondale. Continue on Rte 13 for about 3 miles to Rte 148/Refuge Rd. (Williamson County Airport will be on the right). Turn left (south) onto Rte 148 and travel about one-quarter mile to Meadowland Parkway, which is the very first left turn you will be able to make from Rte 148. (Look for a sign that says Laborers International Union of North America) Once on Meadowland, make an immediate left onto Airway Drive. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE EAST
From westbound Rte 13, continue about 3 miles past I-57 to Rte 148/Refuge Road. Turn left (south) onto Rte 148/Refuge Rd. and travel about one-quarter mile to Meadowland Parkway, which is the very first left turn you will be able to make from Rte 148. (Look for a sign that says Laborers International Union of North America) Once on Meadowland, make an immediate left onto Airway Drive. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE WEST
From eastbound Rte 13, continue toward Marion until you get to Rte 148. Turn right (south) onto Rte 148/Refuge Rd. Travel about one-quarter mile to Meadowland Parkway, which is the very first left you will be able to make from Rte 148. (Look for a sign that says Laborers International Union of North America) Once on Meadowland, make an immediate left onto Airway Drive. See Detailed Directions below.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Travel on Airway to the first building on the right side of the road. (Look for the “Office Ware” sign on the parkway.) Pearson Professional Center is located in the corner of this building.

PARKING
Free and ample parking is available.

Pearson Professional Centers-Buffalo Grove IL
2100 East Lake-Cook Road
Suite #115
Riverwalk Property
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
United States
Phone: 847-215-8538

Test Center Information

NOTE to candidates arriving after 1pm on Saturdays: The building is locked after 1pm. Please use the intercom system, which is located to the right of the inside entry door off the parking garage. Press the silver button to activate.FROM THE NORTHTake I-94E to I-294S and take the Lake Cook Road exit. Turn right (west) on Lake Cook and travel 2 miles to the Milwaukee Ave exit. Take the exit ramp all the way to Milwaukee Ave and turn right (north) on Milwaukee. Take Milwaukee one block to the traffic light, which is Riverwalk Drive. Turn right on Riverwalk to reach 2100. See Detailed Directions below. FROM THE SOUTHTake I-294N to the Lake Cook Road exit. Turn left (west) on Lake Cook and travel 2 miles to the Milwaukee Ave exit. Take the exit ramp all the way to Milwaukee Ave and turn right (north) on Milwaukee. Take Milwaukee one block to the traffic light, which is Riverwalk Drive. Turn right on Riverwalk to reach 2100. See Detailed Directions below.DETAILED DIRECTIONSThe test center is located in the 2100 building of the Riverwalk property. Look for the thirteen-story dark glass twin buildings just off the north-east corner of Milwaukee and Lake-Cook Rd.Once on Riverwalk Drive, the parking garage for the 2100 building will be the first garage on the right. Open parking is available beginning on the 2nd floor of the garage. Take the elevator to the 1st floor to enter the building. Follow the corridor straight ahead, then veer to the left at the fork to reach the building lobby. The test center suite is directly across the lobby in suite #115 across from the security guard desk.PARKING NOTE: Please do NOT park in the spaces marked “Reserved”. Cars that are parked in reserved spaces are subject to being towed without warning. Unmarked spaces are open to all.

Pearson Professional Centers-Chicago (Wacker Drive
111 E. Wacker Drive
Suite 515
Chicago, Illinois 60601
United States
Phone: 312-228-4186

Test Center Information

**Location is on the Southeast corner of Michigan Ave and the Chicago River.

Take the escalator up to the mail lobby. and check in at the security desk. Photo ID will be required.

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-94 (Edens Expy) South to Exit #51C. Turn Left onto W Washington Blvd (Washington blvd. becomes Washington St.) for 0.4 miles. Turn Left onto Upper Wacker Drive/N. Wacker Drive for 0.7 miles. Turn slight Left onto East Upper Wacker Drive/N. Wacker Drive. Continue across Michigan Ave. to location

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-94 W (Bishop Ford Fwy/Dan Ryan Expy.). Bear Left onto I-90 (I-94) take Exit #51A Lake Street. Turn Right onto W Lake St for 0.4 miles. Turn Right onto W. Upper Wacker Drive/West Wacker Drive for 0.5 miles. Turn slight Left onto East Upper Wacker Drive/E. Wacker Drive. Continue across Michigan Ave. to location

FROM THE WEST
Take I-290 E (Eisenhower Expy). Merge onto I-90 W / I-94 W / KENNEDY EXPY W toward WISCONSIN 0.9 miles. Take the LAKE ST / 200 NORTH exit- EXIT 51A. Turn RIGHT onto W LAKE ST. 0.4 miles. Turn LEFT onto W UPPER WACKER DR / W WACKER DR. 0.5 miles. Turn slight Left onto East Upper Wacker Drive/E. Wacker Drive. Continue across Michigan Ave. to location

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
The Center is located in a multi-story building facing Wacker Drive on the south side of the Chicago River. The building is on the mezzanine level from the street and can be accessed by a stairway on Wacker Drive or another stairway on Michigan Ave. at South Water Street. There is security in the lobby to check the picture ID’s of everyone that requires entry to the building. The security guard will show candidates to the correct elevator bank.

PARKING
Parking entrance is about 10 ft from east corner of Wacker and Michigan Ave. There is no street parking available near the building, but drop off space is available on Wacker Drive in front of the building.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Please check with the local public transportation offices for the correct stops, schedules and prices.

Millennium Park Metra Station, South Water exit is in lower level of building and can be accessed from escalators in lobby.
Red Line to Lake Street, walk 1 block north to Wacker Drive. Turn right and continue on North Wacker Drive (on Chicago River). Cross Michigan Avenue and building is 10ft from corner of Michigan and Wacker.
CTA Bus numbers 3, 147 and 151 all proceed north and south on Michigan avenue and stop at Wacker Drive.

Pearson Professional Centers-Chicago Financial Dis
200 West Adams Street
Suite 1105
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
Phone: 312-551-1143

Test Center Information

FROM NORTH
Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E/ Kennedy Expy. E. Take the Monroe St./ 100 South exit, Exit 51E. Turn left onto W Monroe St. Turn right onto S Wells St. Turn right onto W Adams St.

FROM SOUTH
From the Dan Ryan Expwy (I90/I94) exit at Jackson Blvd. Turn right (East) on Jackson to LaSalle St. Turn left (North) on LaSalle one block to Adams. Turn left on Adams one block west to Wells.
OR
From Lake Shore Drive, exit at Jackson Blvd. Take Jackson (west) to Michigan Ave. Turn right (North) on Michigan one block to Adams St. Turn left on Adams (West) six blocks to Wells St.

FROM WEST
Take I-290 E/ Eisenhower Expwy (Becomes W Congress Pkwy) to Dearborn. Turn left onto Dearborn St. Travel 3 blocks to W Adams. Turn left onto W Adams St. Travel 3 blocks to Wells.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Building is on the northwest corner of Adams and Wells.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
This Testing Center is near to all CTA trains stopping at Adams/Wells (Orange, Purple, Green, Brown, Pink), 5 blocks west of redline Jackson/Adams station, 4 blocks west of blueline Jackson/Adams station. Center is walking distance to Union Station, Ogilvie Metra Station, Metra Electric and South Shore train stations. Please check with the local public transportation offices for the correct stops, schedules and prices.

Pearson Professional Centers-Rosemont IL
9550 West Higgins Road
Suite 225
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
United States
Phone: 847-292-0415

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-294 South to I-90 West, toward Rockford. Travel approximately 1 mile on I-90 West and take the exit for IL-72 / Lee Street. Stay to the left on the exit ramp, and turn left on IL-72 / Lee St. Travel approximately 2 miles on IL-72, which is the same as Higgins Road, to the traffic signal at Gage Street. Look for the street level sign on the left that marks the entrance to the Pointe O’Hare property. Turn left on Gage into the Pointe O’Hare property. See detailed directions below.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-294 North to the exit for I-190 West / O’Hare / River Road. Stay to the left and follow signs for River Road. Turn left on River Road, and travel approximately one-third mile to Higgins Road (2nd traffic light). Turn left on Higgins. Travel approximately one-third mile on Higgins to Gage Street. (1st traffic light). Look for the street level sign on the far right that marks the entrance to the Pointe O’Hare property, marked 9550. Turn right on Gage into the Pointe O’Hare property. See detailed directions below.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-90 West to exit 79B for North Cumberland Avenue. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (east) onto IL-72 / Higgins Road. Travel approximately 2 miles on Higgins to the traffic signal at Gage Street. Look for the street level sign on the far right that marks the entrance to the Pointe O’Hare property, marked 9550. Turn right on Gage into the Pointe O’Hare property. See detailed directions below.

FROM THE WEST
Take I-90 East to the exit for I-190 West / I-294 South toward O’Hare / Indiana. Stay to the right and follow the direction for I-190 West. Continue to stay to the right, and take exit 2A for US-12 W / US-45 N / Mannheim Road. Merge onto US-12 W / Mannheim. Travel approximately 1 mile to Higgins Road. Turn right on Higgins. Travel approximately 1 mile to the traffic signal at Gage Street. Look for the street level sign on the left that marks the entrance to the Pointe O’Hare property. Turn left on Gage into the Pointe O’Hare property. See detailed directions below.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Our building is a 10-story office building with an attached white-colored 5-story parking garage. Sign at the very top of the building says MB Financial. From the parking garage, take the elevator to the ground level to enter the building. Once in the building, pass the security desk and turn right to the elevator. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor.

PARKING
Parking garage is free. No need to take a ticket. Please do not park in reserved spaces. Open parking begins on the 2nd story of the garage. There are free lockers available for personal items. There is a deli in the building 7:00 am -2:00 pm Mon-Fri. There is NO waiting area for family or friends available.

Pearson Professional Centers-Schaumburg (ChicagoNW
1827 Walden Office Square
Fifth Floor *Suite 540
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
United States
Phone: 847-925-1032

Test Center Information

Users of MAPQUEST or others: They have INCORRECT directions from Rt 53/290 once you get to Algonquin Rd. Turn RIGHT (west) onto Algonquin and then Left (south) on Arbor Dr. Do not look for Skywater Dr. Address is 1827 Walden Office Square, however there are no street signs for this. See directions at end.

FROM THE NORTH
Lake Cook Rd or Palatine Rd W to Rt 53 S to Algonquin Rd Exit.Turn right (West) on Algonquin Rd after exiting. Turn left on Arbor Dr. See Detailed Directions.

FROM THE SOUTH or SOUTHWEST
290 W (towards Rockford) 290 ends at 90 turnoff and becomes 53 N. Take first exit, Algonquin Rd. Turn right (West) onto Algonquin Rd. Go under highway to 2nd stop light, Arbor Dr. Turn Left. See Detailed Directions.

FROM THE EAST (downtown) on Expressway
I-90 W (signs to Rockford) exit onto Rt 53 N. Then take Algonquin Rd Exit off Rt 53. Turn right (West) onto Algonquin Rd. Go under highway to 2nd stop light, Arbor Dr. Turn Left. See Detailed Directions.

FROM THE EAST on surface streets
Take Golf Rd West. Turn West (right) onto Algonquin Rd (about 1 mile past Arlington Hghts Rd). Continue on Algonquin Rd a little over 2 miles. You will pass under the Rt 53 interchange and immediately after that you will turn left on Arbor Dr. See Detailed Directions.

FROM THE WEST
I-90 E turn onto Rt 53 N (toward Rolling Meadows). Take Algonquin Rd Exit off of Rt 53 (1st exit). Turn right (West) on Algonquin Rd. Go under highway to 2nd stop light, Arbor. Turn Left. See Detailed Directions.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
On Algonquin, look for Finn McCool’s or Moretti’s restaurants on the corner. Turn South on Arbor Dr. Follow the road around to the 1st driveway entrance (near Moretti’s) into the parking lot on your right. Drive straight ahead through the lot toward the group of tan 5-story office buildings. Enter the middle building addressed 1827. If you are coming after 6:00 p.m or on a Saturday after 1:00 p.m., you will need to use our door entry system to call the center to enter the building located on the eastside of the building. The doors do not open untill 7:30 a.m. There are free lockers available for personal items. There is a deli in the building 8:00 am -3:00 pm Mon-Fri. There is NO waiting area for family or friends available.

PARKING
Free parking is available.

Pearson Professional Centers-Schaumburg (Woodfield
425 North Martingale Road
Suite 220
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
United States
Phone: 847-517-1607

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
From IL-53 South, continue onto I-290 East. Take the exit for Higgins Road (Exit 1B). Turn right (west) on Higgins. Take Higgins Road one block to Martingale Road (first traffic light). Turn left on Martingale and drive a short distance to the first available left turn lane into the parking lot of the Woodfield Corporate Center property. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-355 North, and merge into I-290 West. Once on I-290W, travel approximately 4 miles and use the two right lanes to exit at IL-72 / Higgins Rd (Exit 1B). Turn left (west) on Higgins Rd. Take Higgins Road to Martingale Road (second traffic light). Turn left on Martingale, and drive a short distance to the first available left turn lane into the parking lot of the Woodfield Corporate Center property. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE EAST
From I-90 West, stay to the right to take the exit for I-290 East / IL 53 South toward the West Suburbs. Once on I-290 East, travel approximately 1 mile to the Higgins Road exit (Exit 1B). Turn right (west) on Higgins. Take Higgins Road one block to Martingale Road (first traffic light). Turn left on Martingale and drive a short distance to the first available left turn lane into the parking lot of the Woodfield Corporate Center property. See Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE WEST
From I-90 East, stay to the right and take the exit for IL-53 South toward I-290 West (Chicago-West Suburbs / NW Suburbs). Merge onto I-290 West / IL-53 South, and travel approximately one-half mile to the exit for Higgins Road (Exit 1B). Turn right (west) on Higgins. Take Higgins Road one block to Martingale Road (first traffic light). Turn left on Martingale, and drive a short distance to the first available left turn lane into the parking lot of the Woodfield Corporate Center property. See Detailed Directions below.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
After turning into the property, take a right turn into the parking garage for 425. (Parking in the garage marked 475 is also available) Once you park, take the elevator in the garage to the first floor, and follow the covered walkway into the building. The security desk will be straight ahead. Security can direct you to the elevators for 425, which will be off to your right. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor to find the test center suite. There are free lockers available for personal items. There is a deli in the building 8:00 am -2:00 pm Mon-Fri. There is NO waiting area for family or friends available.

PARKING
Free and ample in the parking garages.

University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
1819 S. Neil St., Suite B
Champaign, Illinois 61820
United States
Phone: 217-244-1342

Test Center Information

Check our website at: www.odos.uiuc.edu/testingcenter

DIRECTIONS TO THE TESTING CENTER
1819 S. Neil Street, Suite B
Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-1342

The Testing Center has an office complex behind Atlanta Bread Company on South Neil Street in Champaign. Free parking is available in front of the office complex.

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Inside the cities of Champaign and Urbana

(ALL STREETS FOR CHAMPAIGN & URBANA, ARE MAIN STREETS THAT CONNECTS TO NEIL STREET IN CHAMPAIGN)

Coming from Champaign (Point of interest is Neil Street and St. Mary’s Rd.):

– Main Streets coming from west/Champaign, beginning north to south are Bloomington Rd., Bradley Ave., University Ave., Springfield Ave., Green Street, Kirby Ave. (all of these streets will connect with Neil, except Bloomington Rd., it will connect with Bradley which connects to Neil Street.

o You can take any of these streets and come to Neil Street (turn right onto Neil Street).

o You will be traveling South on Neil Street until the intersection of Neil and St. Mary’s Rd.

o Turn right onto St. Mary’s Rd, the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

Coming from Urbana (Point of interest is Neil Street and St. Mary’s Rd.):

– Main Streets coming from east/Urbana, beginning north to south are Bradley Ave., University Ave., Springfield Ave., Green Street, Florida Avenue (this runs into Kirby Avenue), all these streets can be accessed from Lincoln Ave which runs North and south.

o You can take any of these streets and come to Neil Street (turn left onto Neil Street).

o You will be traveling South on Neil Street until the intersection of Neil and St. Mary’s Rd.

o Turn right onto St. Mary’s Rd, the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

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Coming from South Interstate 57

o Exit at Curtis Road, which connects to Neil Street

o Turn left onto Neil Street (traveling North) until the intersection of Neil Street and St. Mary’s Rd.

o Turn left onto St. Mary’s Rd., the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

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Coming from North Interstate 57

o Exit at 237A (I-74 East) towards Indianapolis

o Travel east to the Neil Street exit (exit 182)

o Merge onto Neil Street right (traveling South)

o Continue on Neil Street for about 2.8 miles (this will take you through the downtown area)

o To Neil and St. Mary’s Road, Turn right onto St. Mary’s Rd, the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

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Coming from West Interstate 72

o If you are traveling in on I-72, continue on, this runs into University Ave.

o Take University Ave East to Neil Street

o Turn left onto Neil Street.

o You will be traveling South on Neil Street until the intersection of Neil and St. Mary’s Rd.

o Turn right onto St. Mary’s Rd, the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

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Coming from East Interstate 74

o Traveling from East on Interstate 74

o Exit at Neil Street (182)

o Merge left onto South Neil (this will take you through the downtown area)

o To Neil and St. Mary’s Road, Turn right onto St. Mary’s Rd, the first left will be a suite of offices, The Testing Center will be in Suite B

Pearson Professional Centers-Springfield IL
3000 Professional Drive
Lower Level, Suite C
Springfield, Illinois 62703
United States
Phone: 217-789-9482

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-55 South. Take exit 92A, turn off onto ramp; continue north on I-55 Business/Sixth Street to the 5th stop light. Apple Orchard Road. Turn right.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-55 North/East to I-55 Business North/Sixth Street. Continue north to the 5th stoplight. Apple Orchard Road. Turn right.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-72 West to I-55 South. Continue South on I-55 for about 5 miles to exit 92. Take exit 92A, turn off onto ramp; continue north on I-55 Business/Sixth Street to the 5th stoplight. Apple Orchard Road. Turn right.

FROM THE WEST
Take I-72 North/East. As you enter Springfield, I-72 connects with I-55. Take the I-55 Business/6th Street exit north. (Exit 97B) Continue north to the 5th stoplight. Apple Orchard Road. Turn right.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Drive one block east on Apple Orchard Road. 3000 Professional Drive is the Express Employment Professionals building located on the right corner. Enter the building lobby and LOOK FOR THE ELEVATOR TO YOUR LEFT. The PEARSON PROFESSIONAL CENTER is located in the lower level of the Express Employment Professionals building. Take the elevator in the lobby to the lower level. Take the long hall slightly to your left to the end of the hall. PEARSON is to your left.

PARKING
There is ample free parking.

Pearson Professional Centers-Peoria IL
4507 N. Sterling Ave
Suite 302
Norwoods Professional Bldg
Peoria, Illinois 61615
United States
Phone: 309-682-8638

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-39 S to exit 14. Continue North/West on US-24 for approx. 26 mi. US-24 connects with US-150. Continue W on US-150 for 4.5 mi. Turn left on Sterling Ave for about 2 blocks. Turn right into parking lot at the Sterling Family Restaurant. The center (4 story brown brick building) is directly behind the Sterling Family Restaurant.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-55 N to I-155 N. Take I-74 exit for approximately 12 mi. Take exit 88. Turn R onto Sterling, continue on Sterling for about 2 blks. Turn L onto Scenic. Take a L at Rockwood. Turn into the third business entrance on the left.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-74 N/W to I-55 N. Continue N on I-55 for 6 mi to exit 163. Take exit 163 and merge onto I-74 W until you reach Peoria. Take Exit 88 Sterling Ave. Take a R onto Sterling. Go about two blks and turn L onto Scenic. Take a L at Rockwood. Turn into the third business entrance on the left.

FROM THE WEST
Take I-74 S. Continue on I-74 E for about 1 1/2 miles. Take Exit 88 (Sterling Avenue exit). Take a L onto Sterling. Go about two blks and turn L onto Scenic Avenue (at light). Take a L at the next light (Rockwood Avenue). Turn into the third business entrance on the L. The center (4 story brown brick building) is directly behind the Sterling Family Restaurant.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Take the elevator in the lobby to the 3rd floor. Turn left out of the elevator and right down the main corridor. The Center is located at the end of this corridor on the left side. There is no vending machines or food purchase options in the building, so if your exam is lengthy and you require food/drink, you may wish to bring a snack or food item with you to store in your locker.

PARKING
There is ample free parking.