GMAT Test Centers in Virginia

GMAT Testing Locations

We have found 9 GMAT test centres in Virginia, located in Alexandria, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Glen Allen, Lynchburg, Newport News, Reston, Richmond, and Roanoke. For specific test dates of 2019, please refer to the end of this page.

GMAT Test Centers in Virginia

#1. Pearson Professional Centers-Chesapeake

1403 Greenbrier Parkway
Suite 530
Farmers Bank Building
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
United States
Phone: 757-420-1905

Test Center Information

FROM THE WEST (HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL/NORFOLK)
Follow I-64 EAST toward NORFOLK/CHESAPEAKE. Take Exit 289 GREENBRIER PKWY then take Exit 289B South.
**Follow detailed directions below**

FROM THE SOUTH (SMITHFIELD/JAMES RIVER BRIDGE)
When you come off the James River Bridge continue to follow US-17 South. Take the ramp onto I-664 South. Take Exit 15B to merge onto I-64 West toward Chesapeake/VA Beach. Take Exit 289 B-A/GREENBRIER PARKWAY. Take Exit 289B for Greenbrier Parkway South. Merge onto Greenbrier Parkway.
**Follow detailed directions below**

FROM THE MONITOR-MERRIMAC MEMORIAL BRIDGE TUNNEL
Follow I-664 South. Take Exit 15B to merge onto I-64 West toward Chesapeake/VA Beach. Take Exit 289 B-A/GREENBRIER PARKWAY. Take Exit 289B for Greenbrier Parkway South. Merge onto Greenbrier Parkway.
**Follow detailed directions below**

FROM VIRGINIA BEACH
Take I-264 West towards Norfolk. Take I-64 East towards Chesapeake. Take Exit for GREENBRIER PARKWAY. Take Exit 289B for Greenbrier Parkway South. Merge onto Greenbrier Parkway.
**Follow detailed directions below**

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
By Car:
On Greenbrier Parkway, immediately get in the left lane. Turn left on EDEN WAY. Take first left and drive to the parking lot. The building is directly across from the Smoky Bones restaurant. Site is open by 7:30am.
By Sight:
Look for five story office building. Farmers Bank is on the bottom floor of the building. The building is directly across from the Smoky Bones restaurant.
**The building is not in the mall circle.**
*MapQuest directions are sometimes inaccurate.*
*GPS directions are sometimes inaccurate and will take you in a circle around the Greenbrier Mall rather than to the center.

PARKING
Free surface parking. Do NOT park in reserved parking for the bank, Smokey Bones, or other restaurants. Cars will be towed.


#2. Pearson Professional Centers-Alexandria VA

1900 North Beauregard Street
Suite 12
Alexandria, Virginia 22311
United States
Phone: 703-575-8163

Test Center Information

PARKING
The rate for parking over 3 hours is $10. Parking up to 3 hours is free. You will be required to pay any applicable fees when you exit the parking lot. Pearson VUE is not able to validate parking, nor accept payments for parking.

FROM WASHINGTON DC
Take 14th St South towards Virginia. 14th St becomes I-395 South as it crosses into Virginia. Drive 4 miles on I-395 then take exit 4 (Seminary Rd). Take the Seminary Rd West ramp. Turn slight right onto Seminary Rd. Turn left at the second traffic light (North Beauregard St). Then turn right at the first traffic light (Mark Center Drive). The first building you’ll see on the left is our building.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-95 North toward Washington DC. Keep right toward the 170A-B exits for Washington/Tysons Corner. Merge onto exit 170A (I-395 North) toward Washington. Take exit 4 (Seminary Rd). Turn left on Seminary Rd. Go ½ mile then turn left at the second traffic light (North Beauregard St). Then turn right at the first traffic light (Mark Center Drive). The first building you’ll see on the left is our building.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-495 South toward Richmond/Alexandria. When you come to the I-495 South (Local) fork keep right. You will pass through DC then cross into Virginia. Take exit 176B (North Telegraph Rd) toward Alexandria. Take the 236 West Landmark exit onto West Duke St. Turn right onto North Quaker Lane. Turn left on Seminary Rd. Keep straight and the traffic light right after the very tall Hilton hotel on the left is North Beauregard St. Turn left. Then turn right at the first traffic light (Mark Center Drive). The first building you’ll see on the left is our building.

FROM THE WEST
Take I-66 East toward Washington. Take exit 64A (I-495 South toward Richmond). Merge onto I-395 North via exit 57B toward Washington. Take exit 4 (Seminary Rd). Turn left at the second traffic light (North Beauregard St). Then turn right at the first traffic light (Mark Center Drive). The first building you’ll see on the left is our building.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
The Van Dorn Metro Station is 2.4 miles from the testing center. Please call the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority at 202-637-7000 for bus and Metro Rail directions and timetables or visit their website at www.wmata.com


#3. Pearson Professional Centers-Reston VA

11150 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 300
Reston, Virginia 20190
United States
Phone: 703-435-9230

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
From VA-7 E/Leesburg Pike, turn right onto Reston Pkwy. In approximately 1.5 miles, turn left onto Wiehle Ave. In approximately 3 miles, turn left onto Sunset Hills Rd. Go through the stoplight and take the next left into the parking lot, by the sign with the street address on it.

FROM THE SOUTH
From I-495 North, take exit 45 to VA 267-W Toll Road. Take exit 14 for State Route 674/Hunter Mill Road. Turn right onto Hunter Mill Rd, then use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Sunset Hills Rd. In approximately 1.2 miles, turn right into the parking lot, by the sign with the street address on it.

FROM THE EAST
From VA 267-W Toll Road, take exit 14 for State Route 674/Hunter Mill Road. Turn right onto Hunter Mill Rd, then use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Sunset Hills Rd. In approximately 1.2 miles, turn right into the parking lot, by the sign with the street address on it.

FROM THE WEST
From I-66 E, take exit 53 to merge onto VA-28 N/Sully Rd toward Dulles Airport. Use the right 2 lanes to merge onto VA-267 E toward Washington. Then take exit 13 for State Route 828/Wiehle Avenue. Turn left onto Wiehle Ave, then turn right onto Sunset Hills Rd. Go through the stoplight and take the next left into the parking lot, by the sign with the street address on it.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
Come in through the main entrance to the lobby. The elevator is right off the lobby, take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

PARKING
Parking is free and plentiful.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Public transportation information can be found on the Loudoun County Transit page.
https://www.loudoun.gov/index.aspx?NID=3322


#4. Pearson Professional Centers-Newport News VA

825 Diligence Drive
Suite 120
Newport News, Virginia 23606
United States
Phone: 757-591-0766

Test Center Information

Using GPS or any map service may lead to confusing / inaccurate directions. We recommend you follow our directions below.

FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH (RICHMOND)
From I-95, take I-64 EAST, Williamsburg/Norfolk.
Take EXIT 258A, US-17 South/J Clyde Morris Blvd.
Turn RIGHT at first traffic light onto Diligence Drive.
Turn RIGHT onto Omni Way and take the first left into the parking lot of building 825. Suite is on the first floor right hallway.

FROM THE EAST (NORFOLK/VIRGINIA BEACH)
Take I-64 WEST towards Williamsburg/Richmond.
Take EXIT 258A, US-17 South/J Clyde Morris Blvd.
Turn RIGHT at first traffic light onto Diligence Drive.
Turn RIGHT onto Omni Way and take the first left into the parking lot of building 825. Suite is on the first floor right hallway.

FROM THE WEST (James River Bridge)
When you come off the bridge in Newport News, AFTER the traffic light, take the FIRST EXIT, marked Route 60 East/West, Downtown Newport News.
On the ramp, take the LEFT FORK, marked Route 60 West/Fort Eustis.
At the traffic light at the end of the ramp turn LEFT onto Route 60 (Warwick Blvd).
Turn RIGHT onto Route 17/J. Clyde Morris Blvd (approximately 3.8 miles).
Turn LEFT onto Diligence Drive (approximately 2.1 miles).
Turn RIGHT onto Omni Way and take the first left into the parking lot of building 825. Suite is on the first floor right hallway.

PARKING
Free and ample surface parking available.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Call the HRT Information Center at (757) 222-6100 for information about routes, schedules, and fares and for a free schedule brochure or visit their website at www.hrtransit.org.


#5. Pearson Professional Centers-Roanoke VA

6701 Peters Creek Road
Suite 108
Northpark Business Center
Roanoke, Virginia 24019
United States
Phone: 540-265-9201

Test Center Information

Roanoke Virginia PPC

FROM THE NORTH
Take I-81 South towards Roanoke.
Take exit number 143 and merge onto Route 581.

**** FOLLOW DETAILED DIRECTIONS BELOW
FROM THE SOUTH
Take I-81 North towards Roanoke.
Take exit number 143 and merge onto Route 581.

**** FOLLOW DETAILED DIRECTIONS BELOW
FROM THE EAST
Take US-460 W towards Roanoke.
Exit at US-221 S/US-460.
Exit at I-581 North/US-220 North towards I-81.

FROM THE WEST
Travel East on Route 460, take I-81 North..
From Route 581 take the Peters Creek Road exit 2N and follow to PPC which is approx 2 miles on the right.
(Just past Burlington Elementary School and beside Plaza Auto Sales.)

*****DETAILED DIRECTIONS
From Route 581 take the Peters Creek Road (North) exit and follow approx 2 miles to the PPC on the right.
(Just past Burlington Elementary School, beside Plaza Auto Sales.)
Located in the North Park Business Center.
Turn into the Northpark Business center on right.
Sign above suite reads Pearson Professional Centers.

PARKING
Free and ample surface parking available
Local lodging Discounted 540-366-8861 or 540-366-5678


#6. Pearson Professional Centers-Richmond VA

7202 Glen Forest Drive
Suite 303
Richmond, Virginia 23226
United States
Phone: 804-282-2105

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH:
Travel South on I-95 following signs to I-64 West. (Do NOT take the beltways around Richmond such as 295). Continue on I-64 West to the Glenside South Exit #183-A. Follow Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE SOUTH:
Travel North on I-95 following signs to I-64 West. (Do NOT take the beltways around Richmond such as 295). Continue on I-64 West to the Glenside South Exit #183-A. Follow Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE EAST:
Travel West on I-64 to the Glenside South Exit #183-A. (Do NOT take the beltways around Richmond such as 295) I-95 and I-64 merge for a while through Richmond. Be sure to follow the signs to I-64 West. Follow Detailed Directions below.

FROM THE WEST:
Travel East on I-64 to the Glenside South Exit #183. (Do NOT take the beltways around Richmond such as 295). Follow Detailed Directions below.
Detailed Directions: At exit #183 or 183-A., merge onto Glenside Drive South for .35 miles. Turn right onto Forest Ave. Drive about one block. Turn right onto Glen Forest Drive. It will be the 3rd building on the right, building #7202. The suite is on the third floor.

NOTE:
Starting at 6PM Monday – Friday and all day Saturday, please use buzzer at rear entrance for admittance into building.
Parking is available at rear entrance.

PARKING: Free and ample parking available

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Please call GRTC at 804-358-4782 for detailed directions or visit their website at www.ridegrtc.com


#7. Pearson Professional Centers-Glen Allen (Richmond)

5640 Cox Road
Suite 160
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
United States
Phone: 804-217-7153

Test Center Information

FROM THE NORTH
Travel South on I-95 following directions to 295 North
Continue on 295 North to Nuckols Rd. South. Exit 51B
Merge onto Nuckols Rd and Turn Left on Cox Rd.
Continue on Cox Rd all the way to the Dead End.

FROM THE SOUTH
Travel North on I-95 following signs toward I-64 West.
Continue on I-64 West and take Exit 177 to merge onto I-295S.
Take Nuckols Road Exit 51B and continue to Cox Rd.
Turn left onto Cox Rd. and continue all the way to the dead end.

FROM THE EAST
Travel I64-West to Exit 200 for I-295 towards Washington/Rocky Mt. NC.
Keep right at the fork and merge onto I-295 North.
Take Nuckols Rd Exit 51B.
Merge onto Nuckols Rd and turn left onto Cox Rd.
Continue all the way down to the dead end.

FROM THE WEST
Travel East on I-64 to Richmond.
Take Exit 177 toward I-295 toward Washington/Norfolk.
Merge onto I-295S.
Take Exit 51B to Nuckols Rd. S.
Merge onto Nuckols Rd and turn left onto Cox Rd.
Continue on Cox Rd all the way to the dead end.


#8. [email protected]

935A Second Street SE
IX Building
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
United States
Phone: 434-961-5461

Test Center Information

******Please read the weather policy at the bottom*******
Directions by Car and by Bus

By Car, From East or West
1.Take I 64 to Charlottesville 5th St Exit. Head towards Charlottesville- 1.6 miles. (Note: 5th St changes to Ridge Street.)
2.Turn RIGHT onto Elliott Ave.
3.Go past the cemetery. You will immediately see the IX Building (TV studio)
4.Take your next LEFT onto 2nd St. and into the parking lot.
5.Drive all the way in and park at the far end of the building.
6.Go to the right and follow the sidewalk and signs to the Adult Learning Center.
7.We are located in the interior of the building. There is a potted bamboo tree in front of our entrance.

By Car, From North or South
1.Take Route 29 to Charlottesville.
2.Get on 250 Bypass heading East towards the Downtown Mall
3.From 250, turn right onto McIntire Road (traffic light).
4. Go straight on McIntire Rd., across Preston Ave., across Main St., across Monticello Ave., and then
5.Turn LEFT onto Elliott Ave.
6.Go past the cemetery, past 1st St.; the IX Building and
7.Turn LEFT onto 2nd St. and into the parking lots.
8. Drive all the way in and park at the far end of the building. Al Dente restaurant will be on the corner.
9. Go to the right and follow signs to the Adult Learning Center entrance.
10.We are located in the interior of the building. There is a potted bamboo tree in front of our entrance.

By Bus
The Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) has recently made signifcant changes to bus routes and schedules. For the most up to date routes and schedules, please visit www.charlottesville.org and click the ‘Departments and Services’, click ‘City Services’ and chose Charlottesville Area Transit or call 434-970-3649 for directions to the IX building on 2nd Street SE.
CTS Route 1 departs the transit station at the half-hour at stops on the corner of Monticello Avenue and 2nd Street Se. From there, one will be able to walk to the IX building by following the blue and green lines painted on the pavement on down the hill to the building.
CTS Route 4 stops on Elliott Ave. and 1st St. You’ll see a cemetery behind you, and the IX Building on the other side of 1st St. Follow the signs to find the Adult Learning Center in the IX Building.
CTS Route 6 stops three places: on Monticello Ave. at 2nd St. and on Monticello at 6th St. and on 2nd St. When you get off CTS Route 6, follow the signs for the entrance to the IX Building to find the Adult Learning Center.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The TJACE Charlottesville Adult Learning Center is a part of Piedmont Virginia Community College. Please monitor the PVCC website (pvcc.edu) for weather-related closings and delays.
For exams on the weekends (Saturday & Sunday):
Exam candidates should call 434-961-5461 to listen for a message about the test center closing.


#9. Pearson Professional Centers-Lynchburg VA

424 Graves Mill Road
Suite 200-A
Graves Mill Office Park
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
United States
Phone: 434-237-8813

Test Center Information

Lynchburg PPC

FROM THE NORTH:
Route 29 South toward Lynchburg.
Do NOT take any BUSINESS routes while traveling to center.
Continue on RT 29 South’s new expressway; do NOT take Sweet Briar College/Madison Heights exit.
Continue several miles on expressway; take slight RIGHT to Lynchburg/Danville exit.
Travel approx. 5 miles to RT 501 North/Candler’s Mountain Rd/Buena Vista exit.
Travel thru 2 stoplights.
Travel past a hotel located on right.
Go across short bridge, then on RIGHT, take 2nd exit-RT 501 NORTH/Buena Vista.
Continue STRAIGHT on RT 501 North; take EXIT# 11, Graves Mill Road.
At end of exit #11 ramp, turn RIGHT onto Graves Mill Road.

***See DETAILED directions below****
FROM THE SOUTH:
Route 29 North (Wards Rd) into Lynchburg.
After passing airport on left, stay straight on Wards Rd -do NOT take exit for Rt 29/Rt 501/Rt 460.
Travel past River Ridge mall (on right) and travel over short bridge.
At end of bridge, turn RIGHT at the RT 501 NORTH / Lynchburg Expressway exit.
Continue STRAIGHT on RT 501 North; take EXIT# 11, Graves Mill Road.
At end of exit #11 ramp, turn RIGHT onto Graves Mill Road.

***See DETAILED directions below****
FROM THE EAST:
Take Route 460 West.
Do NOT take any BUSINESS routes while traveling to center.
Follow expressway into Lynchburg. Take RIGHT to CANDLER’S MOUNTAIN RD exit.
Travel thru 2 stoplights.
Travel past a hotel located on right.
Go across short bridge, then on RIGHT, take 2nd exit-RT 501 NORTH/Buena Vista.
Continue STRAIGHT on RT 501 North; take EXIT# 11, Graves Mill Road.
At end of exit #11 ramp, turn RIGHT onto Graves Mill Road.

***See DETAILED directions below****
FROM THE WEST:
Take Route 460 East toward Lynchburg; Do NOT take 460 Business.
Do NOT take any BUSINESS routes while traveling to center.
Go PAST Liberty University; Turn LEFT @ RT 501 North/Candler’s Mtn Rd exit
Travel thru 2 stoplights.
Travel past a hotel located on right.
Go across short bridge, then on RIGHT, take 2nd exit-RT 501 NORTH/Buena Vista.
Continue STRAIGHT on RT 501 North; take EXIT# 11, Graves Mill Road.
At end of exit #11 ramp, turn RIGHT onto Graves Mill Road.

***See DETAILED directions below****
*** DETAILED DIRECTIONS after Exit 11 ***
* Follow Graves Mill Road to intersection w/ yield & stop sign
* Turn RIGHT at the YIELD sign – this is still Graves Mill RD
* Travel one-half (1/2) mile to 424 GRAVES MILL OFFICE PARK on LEFT.
(Heritage Funeral Home on right, across from office park)
* Turn LEFT into office park; drive past 1st bldg.; turn LEFT down into parking lot.
* Test center is straight ahead in Building 200; blue dumpster to left of us.

PARKING
Free and ample parking

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please use Pearson’s directions; mapquest is wrong. However, for more specific directions from your home to MAJOR highways: Rt 29N; RT 29S; Rt 460E; Rt 460W; RT 501N or RT 501S, we suggest using map directions until closer to Lynchburg. Snack/drink machines or restaurants are NOT available in office park/ test center. Several located w/in a 5 minute drive of center.

GMAT Exam Dates in Virginia

Unlike some paper based exams, the GMAT is computer based. Therefore, there are no fixed test dates for GMAT. Wherever you are in Virginia, 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 Virginia, please visit test-maker website – https://www.mba.com/.

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