Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

General Information

The GRE revised General Test, developed by the Eduational Testing Service (ETS), is used to measure readiness for graduate-level work and is an admission requirement for many graduate-level programs. The test is comprised of three sections: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. The Office of Academic Testing administers the computer-based test (CBT) version of the GRE year-round.   


Testing Hours

The GRE is offered Monday through Friday with sessions starting at 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The GRE revised General test may only be taken once every 21 days.  


To schedule an appointment use the GRE Web site  or call GRE at (800) GRE-CALL.  


To reschedule or cancel a GRE appointment, examinees must contact GRE three full days prior to the scheduled appointment (not including the day of request or the day of the test). The fee to reschedule is $50.



The test fee is $195 and is payable by check, money order, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, or JCB. 


Preparation Materials

  • Free preparation materials are available through GRE Prepare for the Test Web page.
  • A GRE preparation course is available through the UNF Continuing Education Department. For more information visit their Web site or call at (904) 620-4200.
  • GRE General Test Study guides are also available for purchase at local bookstores and online.

Additional Information

For further information, including identification requirements and test center procedures and regulations, please visit the GRE Web site.


Parking Information

All vehicles parking on the University of North Florida campus are required to have a valid parking pass. Test candidates can buy a parking pass at either of the Parking Services buildings found on your right as you enter campus. The parking fee is $5. 


The closest parking lots to our building are Lot 2 and the Fine Arts Parking Garage. Be sure to give yourself ample time for parking as spaces are limited.

For additional parking information, please see the Parking Services Web site and the Campus map.