How often do you offer the GRE?

Testing Services offers the GRE two times a day Monday, Thursday, Friday with start times at 8:00 AM and 12:30 PM. We also offer the GRE Saturday morning by appointment with a start time at 8:00 AM.

How do I register for the GRE?

You can register for the GRE two ways:

How much does the GRE cost?

Cost is presently $205 which includes the necessary fees for reporting your scores to four (4) schools of your choice. A $50 rescheduling fee applies if you reschedule your GRE within four (4) calendar days of your exam not including the day of the exam.

How can I prepare for the GRE?

The University of Montana Testing Services does not endorse any test preparation company. Candidates may access GRE POWERPREP study ware from the GRE Web Sites:, or purchase GRE preparation books at many bookstores including The Bookstore at the University of Montana.

The University of Montana has developed an online GRE preparation course with an in-course mentor that is designed to help you successfully complete the GRE.  More information can be found at this link 

How is the GRE formatted?

The GRE Revised General Test consists of six (6) sections measuring the examinee's strength in Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing.

When will I receive my scores for the GRE?

You will receive unofficial scores on the day of the test, and in approximately 3 weeks, you and four schools of your choice will receive the official scores.

How often can I take the GRE?

You can take the GRE only once every 21 days, and no more than five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period. This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously.

If I have a disability, how do I get special accommodations for the GRE?

Testing accommodations are available for examinees with disabilities that meet certain criteria and provide proper documentation.  If you are requesting nonstandard testing accommodations, you must have them approved prior to testing. For more information on resources for test takers with disabilities and health related needs visit or call 1-866-387-8602.