GRE Information

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Information


The GRE or Graduate Record Examination, is an entrance exam for graduate school administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The GRE is administered as a computer-adaptive test (the paper-based test is no longer offered) consisting of seven sections: two Verbal, two Quantitative (math), two Analytical (logic), and one Experimental (which does not count toward your score).

Taking the GRE Test:

The GRE is administered year-round (beginning November 1999) by Sylvan Learning Centers at 225 locations in the United States and Canada as well as various university testing centers. The cost for taking the test is listed at To register for the test call 1-800-GRE-CALL for the Sylvan Center nearest you. Other locations are listed on the ETS Website of Computer-Based Testing Centers. Computer spaces fill up fast so be sure to call far enough in advance to reserve a spot. 

The GRE may be taken at two locations in Utah:

Orem - 4504
Sylvan Technology Center
65 W. Center Street
Orem, Utah 84057
(801)226-5544  Salt Lake City - 5343

University of Utah
201 South 1460 East
490 Student Services Building
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Getting your GRE Results:

In order to meet admissions deadlines, you should plan on taking the GRE far enough in advance to allow your scores to arrive at the University.  Scores for the GRE are sent out within 10-15 days from the time you complete the test. 

For further information see theGRE Frequently Asked Questions or GRE Online