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The GRE® Program — Partnering in Potential

As your partner in supporting program and student potential, nonprofit ETS, the independent GRE® Board of your peers and the GRE® Program team are committed to providing information and guidance to help you achieve your goals, including enhancing diversity and inclusion. GRE tests and services help you advise prospective students, create smart recruitment strategies, and evaluate and compare applicants.

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Test Fairness and Validity

See how our commitment to fairness and validity is ingrained in every step of what we do.


Making the best admissions decisions takes thoughtful planning along with access to reliable data and tools. Find information, tools and resources to help you plan and implement a successful admissions cycle.

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Planning for the Admissions Process

Evaluate your process and alignment of practices with your institution’s vision and program goals. Consider how GRE scores bring value to that process.

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Using GRE Scores

Understand the guidelines for using scores, as a door opener, to help ensure fairness in your admissions process and increase program diversity.

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Score Interpretation Resources

Access materials to help you interpret scores, view your applicant scores and essays in the ETS® Data Manager, and compare GRE scores to other admissions tests.

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Find out how the GRE® Search Service and other recruitment tools can help bolster your prospect communication campaigns.

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Explore shareable tools in the advisor kit, learn about test prep resources and discover more ways to help prospective GRE test takers.

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Rooted in the ETS Mission

The GRE tests were created to have an objective lens through which all applicants can be compared, regardless of their background. Our dedication to fairness exemplifies ETS's mission to help advance quality and equity in education for all people.

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Guided by the GRE Board

The GRE Program is guided by an independent board of 18 graduate school deans and faculty leaders affiliated with the Association of Graduate Schools and the Council of Graduate Schools.

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Backed by Research

Nonprofit ETS and the GRE Board are committed to creating fair and valid assessments backed by extensive research. Explore some of the research behind the GRE tests.

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