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Raleigh, NC 27695-8203

Tel: (919) 515-2528
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GRE scores

  • Is GRE general test score required?
    Yes. However, we may waive this requirement for Master's degree applicants on a case-by-case basis.
  • How old can the GRE score be?
    The GRE score can only be reported from ETS for the past 5 years.
  • Is GRE subject test score required?
    No, though some PhD applicants do send a score from the math subject test.
  • Is there a minimum required GRE score?
    No, but most admitted PhD students have 308 (new scale) or greater for the sum of quantitative and verbal scores.
  • Can I send an unofficial copy of GRE scores for now and send an official score report after acceptance?
    You can send an unofficial score report if you think there will be a delay in the official score report being sent.
  • What is the institution code to have ETS send GRE scores to NCSU?
    The institutional code number for NC State University is 5496. There is no need to provide a departmental code.
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