Graduate Record Examination (GRE)


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About the GRE

Many graduate programs require Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. GRE tests are administered through the Educational Testing Service (ETS).

  • To see program-specific GRE requirements, check your program page.

ETS Institution Code

  • The University of Minnesota Duluth Graduate School institutional code is 6873.

Important Information

  • We recommend that applicants complete the GRE test several months before applying to a graduate program.
  • Please note that the Educational Testing Service (ETS) will not forward GRE scores that are more than five years old. However, some graduate programs may accept GRE Examinee Score Reports that are more than five years old. For more information, please inquire with your program of interest.
  • Some graduate programs require a GRE Subject Test, which is for student who have majored in or have extensive background in a specific area. For more information please inquire with your program of interest
  • Please allow 4-6 weeks for ETS to deliver official scores to the University.