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The GRE® Tests

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GRE Benefits and Resources for Law Schools

GRE scores are accepted at 97 law schools because doing so enables schools to attract applicants from a larger, more diverse pool of potential candidates. It also creates more opportunities and reduces barriers for applicants.


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Accepting GRE scores benefits schools and applicants

See why law schools welcome GRE scores.

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Facts about GRE test takers

In the most recent testing year:

  • 64% of GRE test takers who sent scores to law schools majored in a STEM field1 as an undergraduate.
  • 40% of those who opted to share their race and ethnicity2 identified themselves as non-white.
  • There was a 23% increase in the volume of score reports that GRE test takers sent to law schools, compared to the previous year.
  • 45% of those submitting GRE scores to law schools have been sending scores to three or more programs.

Resources and tools

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How ETS reduces barriers for applicants

Learn about the resources ETS provides to reduce barriers for students with financial need, disabilities and health-related needs.

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1 Using the National Science Foundation’s definition of STEM.

2 On the GRE test, race/ethnicity is an optional field.