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The GRE® General Test

One test for graduate, business and law school

Select a step to learn more about your GRE® General Test journey.
 

Fees for GRE Tests and Related Services

Fees are stated in U.S. dollars, effective July 1, 2022 and are subject to change without notice.

Beginning November 1, 2022, the GRE General Test fee will increase $15 USD worldwide.
 

Test fee

Location                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fee
China                                                                                                                                   $231.30
India $213
All other areas of the world $205

 

Special handling requests

Special Handling Request Fee
Rescheduling fee — China                                                                                                                                         $53.90
Rescheduling fee — All other areas of the world $50
Changing your test center $50

 

Scoring services

Access the following scoring services in your ETS account. Any scoring service not listed below, such as the GRE Diagnostic Service, doesn’t have an associated fee.

Service                 Fee
Additional Score Reports (ASR) — Per recipient $27
Question-and-Answer review service — Verbal Reasoning & Quantitative Reasoning sections  only (New YorkState residents only) $50
Score Review for Analytical Writing measure $60
Score Reinstatement Fee $50

 

Payment Policies

For preferred payment methods, refund policies and other policies related to payment, see the GRE® Information Bulletin (PDF).
 

Fee Reduction Program

What fees are reduced?

A GRE Fee Reduction Voucher may be used for one GRE General Test and/or one GRE Subject Test. Voucher users pay 50% of the regular test fee and receive free access to the following GRE test prep materials, a $100 value:

  • POWERPREP PLUS® Online Practice Test 1 ($40 value)
  • POWERPREP PLUS® Online Practice Test 2 ($40 value)
  • ScoreItNow!™ Online Writing Practice ($20 value)

Beginning November 1, 2022, individuals who receive a GRE Fee Reduction voucher will pay just $100 to register for the GRE General Test. The price of a GRE Subject Test for those receiving a GRE Fee Reduction voucher will remain at $75.
 

Who is eligible?

ETS provides the GRE Fee Reduction Program for individuals who can demonstrate financial need, for those who are unemployed and receiving unemployment compensation, and for national programs that work with underrepresented groups. 

ETS offers GRE Fee Reduction Vouchers to U.S. citizens or resident aliens who are college seniors or unenrolled college graduates who meet eligibility requirements and are planning to take a GRE test in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or U.S. Virgin Islands.

College seniors must be:

  • receiving financial aid through an undergraduate college in the United States, U.S. Territories or Puerto Rico, and
  • a dependent, who has a FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) that shows a parental contribution of not more than $2,700 for the senior year, or
  • self-supporting and have a SAR that shows a contribution of not more than $3,200 for the senior year.

Unenrolled college graduates must:

  • have applied for financial aid, and
  • have a SAR that shows a self-supporting status and a contribution of not more than $3,200.

ETS offers a limited number of GRE Fee Reduction Vouchers to individuals who can confirm that they are unemployed and receiving unemployment compensation and are planning to take a GRE test in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or U.S. Virgin Islands.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a United States citizen or resident alien and 18 years or age or older
  • currently unemployed and have become unemployed within the past 6 months
  • able to submit a copy of an Unemployment Benefits Statement from the past 90 days as proof of unemployment

GRE Fee Reduction Vouchers are also made available to the following programs that work with students from underrepresented groups, first-generation college students and students with financial need:

  • Admit.me Fellows (added in 2022)
  • Charles B. Rangel Fellowship Program
  • EducationUSA Opportunity Fund Program
  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program
  • i-Scholar Initiative (added in 2022)
  • Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT)
  • Management Leaders of Tomorrow
  • Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) Program
  • National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Program (GEM)
  • NSF Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program
  • Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
  • Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Program
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • The Beinecke Scholarship Program
  • TheDream.US
  • Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program
  • TRIO Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
  • TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program

How do I apply?

Complete the GRE Fee Reduction Request form (PDF)and follow the instructions on the form regarding the submission of materials to ETS. Voucher numbers are sent to recipients via email within 2 weeks of ETS approval of the request.
 

What if I need to retest?

Test takers who would like to retest can apply for another GRE Fee Reduction Voucher by completing and submitting the GRE Fee Reduction Request Form (PDF) to ETS. Voucher numbers are sent to recipients via email within 2 weeks of ETS approval of the request.
 

1 Test and test-related fees are inclusive of any sales, use, value-added or similar taxes. In jurisdictions where the customer is required to account for any local taxes due, the price remitted to ETS excludes those taxes. In those circumstances, it is the sole responsibility of the customer to pay those taxes to the local tax authority. ETS is not responsible or liable for collecting and remitting those taxes on the customer's behalf.

In Australia, Canada, Colombia, Nigeria, Turkey, United States, Vietnam (effective January 1, 2023) and Singapore (effective January 1, 2023), test and test-related fees are exclusive of any sales, use, value-added or similar taxes and will be added to the order when it is placed.