Test Centers and Dates

Computer-delivered GRE® General Test

  • View test centers, test dates and seat availability. Note that if you would like to register to test, you will need to create or sign in to your ETS Account.
  • The computer-delivered GRE® General Test is offered year-round at Prometric™ test centers, and also on specific dates at additional testing locations outside of the Prometric test center network. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • When selecting a test date, make sure your scores will be reported in time for your application deadlines. For computer-delivered tests, scores reports are sent to your designated score recipients approximately 10–15 days after your test date. Please allow time for delivery of scores and processing by the institution.
  • You can take the computer-delivered GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously. You may take the paper-delivered GRE General Test as often as it is offered.

Paper-delivered GRE General Test

  • To see 2016–17 test centers and dates, regardless of availability, see the Paper-delivered Test Center List. Note that not all test centers are open on all test dates.
  • See test dates, deadlines and score reporting dates below. All dates shown are (MM/DD/YY). All deadlines are registration receipt dates at ETS.
  • When selecting a test date, make sure your scores will be reported in time for your application deadlines. For paper-delivered tests, scores reports are sent to the score recipients you designate according to the approximate score report mailing dates listed below. Please allow time for delivery of scores and processing by the institution.
  • You can take the computer delivered GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously. You may take the paper-delivered GRE General Test as often as it is offered.

2016—2017 Test Dates

For Paper-delivered Testing in the United States and Puerto Rico

Note: All deadlines below are registration receipt dates at ETS. All dates shown are (MM/DD/YY).

Test DatesRegistration DeadlinesScores Available
  Regular Deadline Late Deadline¹ Supplementary Test Center and Monday Administration Deadline² Online Approx. Score Report Mailing Date
10/08/16 09/02/16 09/09/16 08/19/16 11/07/16 11/18/16
11/05/16 09/30/16 10/07/16 09/16/16 12/05/16 12/16/16
02/04/17 12/30/16 01/06/17 12/16/16 03/06/17 03/17/17

1 Late registration is available for online registration only for a fee of US$25.

2 Monday test dates will be October 10, 2016, November 7, 2016, and February 6, 2017.

For Paper-delivered Testing in All Other Locations, Including U.S. Territories

Note: All deadlines below are registration receipt dates at ETS. All dates shown are (MM/DD/YY).

Test DatesRegistration DeadlinesScores Available
  Regular Deadline Late Deadline¹ Supplementary Test Center and Monday Administration Deadline² Online Approx. Score Report Mailing Date
10/08/16 08/26/16 09/02/16 08/12/16 11/07/16 11/18/16
11/05/16 09/23/16 09/30/16 09/09/16 12/05/16 12/16/16
02/04/17 12/23/16 12/30/16 12/09/16 03/06/17 03/17/17

2 Late registration is available for online registration only for a fee of US$25.

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GRE Test Takers Revised General

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