Types of Entrance Exams
GMAT® (Graduate Management Admission Test)
Standardized test used around the world as a requirement for admission into graduate business programs.
GRE® (Graduate Record Exam)
Standardized test used around the world as a requirement for admission into general graduate programs.
PraxisTM (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers)
Used by colleges and universities to qualify individuals for entry into teacher education programs.
MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)
Required by almost all U.S. medical schools. Medical college admission committees consider MCAT scores a part of their admission-decision process.
DAT (Dental Admissions Test)
Conducted by the American Dental Association and is used by all dental schools as a requirement for admissions as well as in their admissions evaluation.
OAT (Optometry Admission Test)
Sponsored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) for applicants seeking admission to an optometry program. All schools and colleges of optometry in the United States, as well as the University of Waterloo, Canada, require the OAT.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
LSAT (Law School Admissions Test)
Required for admission to all ABA-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools and many non-ABA-approved law schools.
PCAT (Pharmacy College Admissions Test)
Required exam for admission into any pharmacy school.