GRE

Graduate Record Exam & Subject Tests
(GRE)

Cost:
General Reasoning– $195.00 (Not offered at Georgia Southern)
Subject Test– $150.00 (Offered at Georgia Southern. Center #: 16103)

GRE General Reasoning

The GRE- General Reasoning tests are used for graduate admission.  The GRE is a computer-based testing (CBT).  Georgia Southern does not currently administer this test, but we do have information available.

To register for the exam and to find out more information visit their website. The testing center closest to Georgia Southern University is Prometric Test Center in Savannah, GA. Test Center Code: 3007. Phone: (912)-354-2660.

Testing Dates

The exam is administered by appointment Monday through Friday with some sites offering it on Saturday year round.

The GRE is composed of analytical writing, verbal, and quantitative sections. The exam is three hours and 45 minutes.

DESCRIPTION
Analytical Writing

  • Two writing tasks (must be typed):
  • Analyze an issue – 30 minutes
  • Analyze an argument – 30 minutes

Verbal Reasoning
Measures ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences, and recognize relationships between words and concepts. Verbal Reasoning measure contains three types of questions:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Text Completion
  • Sentence Equivalence
  • Two Sections, 20 questions per section, 30 minutes per section

Quantitative Reasoning
Measures basic math skills and understanding of elementary math concepts, as well as the ability to reason quantitatively and to model and solve problems in a quantitative setting.

  • Two sections, 20 questions per section, 35 minutes per section

Two additional sections both of which are unscored.

An optional 10-minute rest break is offered following the third section.

GRE Subject Test

Click here to learn more about the GRE Subject Tests.  Each Subject Test is intended for students who have extensive background in one of eight disciplines.
The tests are given at Georgia Southern on the following dates:

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Saturday, April 8, 2017

For additional information, please contact:
Testing Office
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA  30460-8132

Cone Hall Room 2031
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)
e-mail: testing@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 4/7/2017

Academic Success Center • PO Box 8132 • (912) 478-5371 • asc@georgiasouthern.edu