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Ten graduate school programs that don’t require the GRE

October 5, 2015, Posted In Grad School Planning

While the GRE is an admissions requirement for most programs in the U.S., there are a select few that do not require the exam. Here is a sample of ten programs that are test-optional across a variety of disciplines.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA): School of Media Arts and Sciences
  2. Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Newhouse School of Public Communication, Whitman School of Management
  3. Columbia University (New York, NY): School of the Arts
  4. Cornell University (Ithaca, NY): Sage School of Philosophy
  5. University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA): Graduate School of Journalism
  6. Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) M.S. in Computer Science
  7. Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD): School of Education
  8. Villanova University (Villanova, PA): College of Engineering
  9. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA): Master of Environmental Studies
  10. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA): Master of Education Administration

For students concerned with the impact of their GRE score, consider a test-optional program within your intended area of study. Want to learn more? Schedule your complimentary admissions consultation today.