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The GRE® Tests

Completing your view of applicant strengths

Select any step to learn more about how the GRE® tests can help your institution.


The GRE General Test

The GRE General Test helps admissions committees get a more complete picture of applicant strengths by providing information about applicants’ reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills. 

Learn more about the GRE General Test.

Test Content and Structure

Learn about the skills measured on the test and how the test is structured.

Testing Locations

The test is offered at test centers around the world and at home in most locations.

Scoring and Reporting

See how the test is scored and learn more about receiving scores.

Why should my business or law school program accept GRE scores?

Accepting GRE scores gives schools access to a larger, more diverse, global pool of prospective applicants who are serious about advancing their education.

Find out more about business school and law school use of GRE scores.


Answers to Score User Questions about the Shorter GRE

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the shorter GRE, which launched on September 22, 2023.