Graduate Record Examination


This standardized test is used to gain entrance into graduate schools.  The GRE is offered in the Prometric Testing Center by appointment only.  To schedule an appointment call 1-800-GRE-CALL, visit, or call the Prometric Testing Center at (940)397-2808, if the Center is available to schedule at that time.


1.  What tests are offered by the GRE program?

  • The General Test:  It is offered on computer. It is an adaptive test that is tailored to your performance level and provides precise information about your abilities using fewer test questions than traditional paper-based tests. The test measures verbal, quantitative, and analytical reasoning skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are not necessarily related to any particular field of study.
  • The Writing Assessment:  This test is offered on computer. The assessment measures proficiency in critical reasoning and analytical writing.

2.  How do I register for the GRE?

To register for the GRE, you can call the Prometric Candidate Services Call Center at 1-800-GRE-CALL, you can register with the Prometric lab at (940)397-2808 or visit  Have your credit card ready if you are calling by phone, or you can visit the lab which is located in Hardin South, room 217.  If registering with the Prometric lab directly, please be aware that it is not guaranteed that an appointment can be scheduled at that time, due to server capability and/or other candidates currently testing in the lab.

3.  How long will I be at the testing center?

Your appointment can extend up to 4 1/2 hours.

4.  How much does it cost to register for the GRE?

The registration fee for the GRE is $185.

To see if you qualify for a GRE waiver through Financial Aid, click here

5.  How can I prepare for the computer-based test?

Before the day of the test, you may view the tutorials for free at  You will find other useful information in the website.