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How Much Does the GRE Cost?

 
low costGeneral Test: $160average costSubject Tests: $140 Eachhigh costPrivate Tutoring: $450-$5,800

The standardized Graduate Record Examination[1] (GRE) Revised General Test measures analytical writing and verbal and quantitative reasoning. GRE subject tests[2] are separate from the general exam. They emphasize skill levels in specific areas including biology, chemistry, computer science, literature in English, mathematics, physics, psychology and biochemistry, cell and molecular biology.

Typical costs:

  • The general test[3] costs $160 in the United States and includes practice test materials and sending scores to listed colleges or universities.
  • GRE subject tests[4] cost $140 each.
Related articles: GMAT, LSAT, College

What should be included:
  • Scores -- up to a maximum of 800 points -- are used by university admissions departments along with undergraduate records and recommendation letters to determine possible admission to graduate programs.
Additional costs:
  • The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test[5] costs $35 and includes the POWERPREPII software, two practice tests and hundreds of questions, sample essays and test-taking strategies.
  • Online writing practice[6] for two essays may be purchased for $13 through the ScoreItNow! Program. It includes general suggestions for improvement and essay samples from similar topics.
  • Special handling requests[7] include a $25 fee for late registration, $50 for rescheduling a test dates or changing the test center, and $12 for rush scores.
  • Private tutoring is available through independent companies like The Princeton Review[8] and Kaplan[9] for about $450-$5,800, depending on the number of hours selected, the location, and the skill ranking of the instructor. Online courses cost about $500-$700, and classroom-based courses are about $800-$1,200.
Discounts:
  • Discounts of up to 50% may be given for specific off-season testing dates[10] .
  • Free GRE General Test preparation materials[11] are available in both POWERPREPII software[12] and a pdf format[13] .
  • Additional printable study guides for both the math review[14] and the math conventions[15] are free online.
  • Free preparation aids[16] are also available for the individual GRE subject exams.
Shopping for the gre:
  • Register online[17] for the GRE Revised General Test or a subject test through the non-profit Educational Testing Service.
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External Resources:
  1.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/about
  2.  www.ets.org/gre/subject/about
  3.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/about/fees/
  4.  www.ets.org/gre/subject/faq/
  5.  store.digitalriver.com/store/ets/en_US/pd/productID.222626800/categoryId.3551800
  6.  www.dxrgroup.com/cgi-bin/scoreitnow/index.pl
  7.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/about/fees/
  8.  www.princetonreview.com/ChooseProducts.aspx?&testtype=TCA&producttype=TUT&productd...
  9.  www.kaptest.com/enroll/GRE/95476/
  10.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/about/fees/
  11.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare/powerprep2
  12.  www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare/powerprep2/download
  13.  www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/practice_book_GRE_pb_revised_general_test.pdf
  14.  www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/gre_math_review.pdf
  15.  www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/gre_math_conventions.pdf
  16.  www.ets.org/gre/subject/about/fees/
  17.  mygre.ets.org/greweb/login/login.jsp?WT.ac=gre_revised_r_btn
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