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The GRE® Tests

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Reducing Barriers for Prospective Students

Expanding access to graduate education has always been our mission. We believe the cost and accessibility of an admissions test should not be a barrier to graduate study.


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ETS reduces barriers for students with financial need, disabilities and health-related needs by providing resources such as: 

Fee Reductions

Free Test Prep


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Learn more about our efforts to help level the playing field for applicants.

Fee Reduction Program

This program provides U.S. citizens who can demonstrate financial need and organizations that work with students from underrepresented groups with a substantial discount on the test fee and access to excellent test prep.

Prepaid Voucher Service

Use prepaid vouchers to pay GRE test fees or official score report fees on behalf of sponsored test takers. Institutions and organizations can order and prepay for vouchers which they then distribute directly to their applicants. Vouchers carry the name of your organization and are valid for 1 year from date of issue.

For more information, download the form. To order vouchers, complete the form and submit it to GRE Institutional Services as indicated on the form.

Free test prep

All test takers can access test strategies and tips, question types and explanations, and Analytical Writing prompts and sample essays through free materials, videos and virtual events.  

Disability accommodations

ETS is committed to serving test takers with disabilities and health-related needs by providing services and reasonable accommodations that are appropriate given the purpose of the test.