GRE Participating Universities 2021 2021

Updated by: Subhashri Roy on Oct. 7, 2021, 12:52 p.m.

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Top Universities Accepting GRE Scores

Colleges accepting GRE scores are spread across top study destinations including the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and Singapore. In total, there are more than 1,000 schools across 160 countries in the world that accept GRE scores for admission to graduate programmes. Some of these include  MIT; George Mason University; Oregon State University; Suffolk University; University of Massachusetts, and more.

GRE, short for Graduate Record Examination, is a test renowned globally that students from all over the world appear for in order to get accepted to any intended graduate programme in their dream school. While registering for the GRE, candidates can opt to send their scores to four colleges or scholarship programs without any additional charge.

Before beginning to prepare for the GRE, it is important that candidates know the major universities and schools across the world that accept GRE scores along with their GRE cutoffs.

COVID-19 Update

Even though the pandemic has wreaked havoc across different countries, each country is currently working on easing international travel. Nonetheless, the candidates will be able to attempt the exam and become eligible for admission to different universities and colleges across the world. Check out the list of Universities and Colleges accepting GRE 2021 scores. Candidates can also attempt a GRE General Test at Home, which allows candidates to sit for the test from their home. The scores secured in the test will be distributed among GRE 2021 accepting colleges.

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German Universities Accepting GRE Scores

Here is a list of universities in Germany that accept GRE scores.

GISMA Business School

Goethe University Frankfurt 

European Business School Germany

Aachen University

Bonn-Cologne Grad School of Physics and Astronomy

DIW  Berlin

Jacobs University Bremen

Ludwig Maximilians University Munchen

Dortmund University

University of Freiburg

Munich Business School

Heidelberg University

U Mannheim

Max Planck Inst 

Universities in Canada Accepting GRE Scores

Here is a list of universities in Canada that accept GRE scores for shortlisting students.

Bishops University

McGill University

Brandon University

McMaster University

Acadia University

Queens University

Carleton University

Trinity Western University

Concordia Lutheran Seminary

Trent University

Alberta University

University of Montreal

Universities in Ireland Accepting GRE Scores

A list of universities in Ireland that accept GRE scores can be found in the table below. 

Queens University Belfast

Trinity College Dublin

University College Dublin

University of Limerick

Royal College Surgeons Ireland

Michael Smurfit Grad Sch Bus

Universities in Switzerland Accepting GRE Scores

You can find some of the top Swiss universities that accept the GRE scores here.

University of Zurich

University of St Gallen MBA

United International Business School

University of Geneva

University of Bern

The University of Basel (Faculty of Business Economics and PhD)

Business School Lausanne

Taylor Institute

Swiss Fed Institute of Technology Zurich

International University Geneva

Universities in New Zealand Accepting GRE Scores

The following table includes a list of New Zealand universities accepting GRE scores.

University Auckland

University of Otago

Massey University

University of Canterbury

Victoria University of Wellington

Universities in China Accepting GRE Scores

Following are the Chinese universities that consider or require GRE scores for graduate admissions.

Dalian Medical University

Nilin University of Technology

Fudan University of International MBA

East China University of Science and Technology

New York University Shanghai

South China University of Technology

Southern University of Science and Technology

Sun Yat-Sen Business School MBA

University of Macau

Tsinghua University MBA Programmes

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Xiamen University

Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Zhejiang University MBA

Wuhan University of Economics and Management School

Other Top Universities Accepting GRE Scores

Some other universities accepting GRE scores for their graduate admissions that you can check to are:

United Arab Emirates University

American University of Dubai

Moscow St University

Lomonosov Moscow St University

University of the Philippines

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

FAQs on GRE Participating Colleges

1. Are GRE scores accepted by business schools?    

Either GRE  or GMAT scores are accepted by business schools across the world. Business, in fact, is one of the most popular disciplines for which GRE scores are considered. However, the test score accepted depends on the institute and one must confirm the eligibility criteria defined by the institute. 

2. Are GRE scores accepted by law schools?  

Top-ranked law schools in the US, China, Qatar admit students to JD programmes on the basis of GRE scores.

3. What are the leading universities in the USA that accept GRE scores?  

Some of the top US universities accepting GRE scores include Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of California – Berkeley; Stanford University; Carnegie Mellon University; Princeton University; the University of Texas at Austin; and Harvard University.

4. What are the leading universities in the UK that accept GRE scores? 

 GRE scores are accepted by various top-ranked universities in the UK such as King's College, London; Imperial College London; Goldsmiths University of London; Kingston University, London; Lancaster University; Cranfield University, etc. 

5. What are the leading universities in Canada that accept GRE scores?    

Some of the most popular universities in Canada accepting GRE scores include McGill University, Brandon University; McMaster University, Alberta University, and the University of Montreal.

6. What are the leading universities in Australia that accept GRE scores?  

Some of the most popular universities in Australia accepting GRE scores include Australian National University; Central Queensland University; Deakin University; University of Melbourne; University of Western Australia; and the University of Sydney.

7. What are the leading universities in Germany that accept GRE scores?  

GRE scores are accepted by various top-ranked universities in Germany. Some of these universities include GISMA Business School; Goethe University Frankfurt; Jacobs University Bremen;  Munich Business School; and Dortmund University.

8. What are the leading universities in New Zealand that accept GRE scores?  

 University Auckland, University of Otago, Massey University, University of Canterbury and Victoria University of Wellington are some of the most popular universities in New Zealand that accept GRE scores for admission to various graduate programmes.

9. Are GRE scores accepted for Master of Marketing abroad?

Yes, several universities abroad accept GRE scores for admission to the program of Master of Marketing. Some might even prefer GRE to the GMAT. Please refer to the university website to find out the requirements of the university.

10. Are GRE scores accepted for MBA admissions abroad?    

Yes, a growing number of schools all over the world are accepting GRE scores for MBA admissions. In fact, most top-ranked b-schools including Stanford, MIT Sloan, UCLA, etc. do not have any preference between GRE and GMAT.

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