Receiving Scores

To receive official GRE® scores, your institution or program must first become a GRE score user.

Score Reporting Schedules

Computer-delivered Testing
GRE® revised General Test score reports are sent to GRE score users who test takers designate to receive their scores approximately 10–15 days after the test date.

Paper-delivered Testing
Score reports for the paper-delivered GRE revised General Test and GRE® Subject Tests are sent to GRE score users who test takers designate to receive their scores within six weeks after the test date.

Score Reporting Services

The GRE program offers authorized score users a choice of FREE score reporting in two convenient ways.

  • Scorelink® Internet Delivery of Scores — the fastest method of receiving GRE Scores. Data files containing GRE scores are made available approximately twice a week throughout the entire testing year via the Internet.
  • Paper Reports — featuring the ETS Security Guard, a special heat-sensitive ink that, when activated, verifies the report’s authenticity. Paper reports are mailed approximately twice a week throughout the entire testing year. Score recipients can choose to receive either one or two copies of score reports, and the reports can be sorted either alphabetically by the test-taker's name within the institution or within the major field or department designated by the test taker. See a sample Official Graduate Institution score report.

For all score delivery methods, score reports include the test-taker's GRE scores, mailing address, email address, phone number, date of birth, gender and intended graduate major.

Institutions can receive score reports in both Scorelink and paper formats for a fee of US$300 annually.

For more information about these services, please contact GRE Code Control:

Email:
codecontrol@ets.org
Phone:
1-609-771-7091
Fax:
1-973-735-0392

Score Reporting Record Layout

Scores reported via the Scorelink Internet Delivery Service are made available to score recipients using a standard record layout.

Institutions implementing an electronic score reporting delivery method should review the optional score reporting record layout and sample data file to ensure systems are properly configured to receive the data. Note: Before using the sample data file for testing, the institution code, institution name and institution type fields should be modified to include your specific institutional information.

 

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