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The GRE, Graduate Record Examination, is taken by individuals for admission to thousands of graduate, business and law school programs worldwide.

For more information regarding the GRE, please visit  Please note that Northern Kentucky University's Testing Services does not have access to your test scores. Test scores can be found through your account on the ETS website.

GRE Testing Dates at NKU

Please arrive at the location and time listed on your admission ticket. Dates and locations are subject to change.

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2024
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2024
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2024
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2024
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2024
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2024
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2024
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2024


To register for one of the GRE tests, please visit


Testing Accommodations

ETS is committed to serving test takers with disabilities or health-related needs by providing accommodations that are reasonable and appropriate given the purpose of the test. Testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet ETS requirements.

Learn more about the accommodations request process and the resources available to you here.


Familiarize yourself with what to expect on the day of your GRE Test when testing at NKU Testing Services. Before test day, review the GRE Information Bulletin for information about test day policies, including check-in procedures, canceling your scores and dismissal from a test.

You must bring a government-issued picture identification card that includes both your picture and your signature on the day of the test. Any other form of identification WILL NOT be accepted and you will not be able to test. For questions regarding GRE ID requirements, please visit the GRE ID webpage.

For more information about your GRE test day, please visit the GRE webpage.