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GRE Information Center

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE), administrated by the Education Testing Services (ETS), is a standardized test required for acceptance in many graduate schools that determines the readiness for graduate work.

There are two types of GRE tests, general and subject tests. The general test is required for admissions to many of the graduate programs, and is specifically required for the Liberty University Online graduate programs. The subject test is offered in several subject areas, and is optional for Liberty University Online.

How to register for the test

Online

Register online at the official ETS website— have your credit card ready

Phone

Mon - Fri   8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. (EST), excluding U.S holidays

1-800-GRE-CALL (1-800-473-2255)
(443) 751-4820

Mail

  1. Complete the  Authorization Voucher Request Form (PDF)
  2. Mail the appropriate payment and voucher request form to the address printed on the voucher
    • Allow up to four weeks for processing and mail delivery
  3. Upon receiving your voucher, call to schedule an appointment
  4. An appointment to test must be made prior to the expiration date on the voucher.
    • If you lose your voucher, contact ETS. Only one replacement will be issued.


Testing preparations

The online test consists of three different sections— quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning and analytical writing. The following list includes helpful recommended resources to study before taking the test.

Online Resources

Books

  • Nova's GRE Prep Course
  • ARCO WORDS for Smart Test-Takers by Mark Alan Stewart
  • Webster’s NewWorld Power Vocabulary by Elizabeth Morse- Cluley & Richard Read.
  • All About Words by Maxwell Nurnberg and Morris Rosenblum
  • The Princeton Review’s GRE Word Smart for the GRE.

 


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