GRE: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

SSU only offers the Subject Test, paper version exams. The GRE General Test is not offered at SSU. The GRE is a commercially-run standardized test that is an admission requirement for many graduate schools in the United States. Created and administered by Educational Testing Service (or ETS).

The exam measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. The GRE General Test is offered as a computer-based exam administered is offered in select testing centers. Standard admissions test for most graduate programs.

Report to Darwin Hall Lobby area.
See Location Link off the Main Menu for detail/location and map directions. (Campus Map)
A parking permit is required during the weekend.

The GRE General test is only offered on computer. FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION, GO TO:

GRE Subject Tests: Some graduate programs require both the General Test and a Subject Test. It is the student's responsibility to check with the graduate program they are interested in to determine if they need both tests. The GRE Subject Tests are pencil and paper tests, and are offered at Sonoma State University.

FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION, GO TO: or call 1-800-GRECALL For fee waiver information contact the Financial Aid office at SSU at 707-664-2389 or Educational Testing Service at 609-771-7906

For more info and to register, go to Candidate inquires should be referred to GRE Customer Services at 1-866-771-7670 or email GRE at:

Students With Disabilities

If you require special arrangements for testing follow the link: >CLICK HERE<

All requests for special testing must reach Testing Office at least 3 weeks before the test date.

Testing Services is in:

Sonoma State University
Salazar Hall 1060
1801 East Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
Monday - Friday 9am-430pm