GRE Fee Reduction

Educational Testing Services (ETS) makes available a limited number of GRE Fee Reductions for college seniors and non-enrolled college graduates who meet eligibility requirements. The fee reductions may be used for one General Test and/or one Subject Test.

Eligibility for participation in the fee reduction program is limited to one time only. Thereafter, the full test fee will be charged for additional tests for which you register.

Individuals meeting the eligibility requirements will be required to pay 50% of the full test fee. The reduced fee is 50% of the full test fee.

Eligibility Criteria:
You must be a U. S. citizen or resident alien; and

College Seniors must be:

  • A dependent, who has an Institutional Student Information Report (ISIR) that shows a parental contribution of not more than $1,500 for the senior year, or
  • A self-supporting and have an ISIR that shows a contribution of not more than $1,900 for the senior year

Unenrolled college graduates must:

  • Have applied for financial aid, and
  • Have an ISIR that indicates self-supporting status and a contribution of not more than $1,900


How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications outlined above and would like to be considered for the GRE Fee Reduction, please complete a GRE Fee Reduction Certificate

Once your eligibility is established, the Financial Aid Office will issue you a fee reduction certificate, and you must:

  • Attach a copy of your ISIR or SAR showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
  • Include the appropriate payment.
  • Follow the rest of the instructions on the certificate. Allow up to 4 weeks for processing and mail delivery.

Note: ETS will not accept letter requests, photocopies or faxes of fee reduction certificates. Fee reduction certificates are not retroactive and they cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at‌


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