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How long are GRE scores valid?

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GRE scores are valid for five years after the testing year. Testing years start on July 1st and conclude on June 30th. Test takers can view GRE results on the Educational Testing Service website, and order additional score reports by mail, fax or online.

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How long are GRE scores valid?
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Immediately after taking the GRE on a computer, test takers can see their unofficial scores for the Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning sections. Students can view their Analytical Writing score and the official scores for the other two sections approximately 10 to 15 days after testing. Students who take the paper GRE must wait approximately six weeks for all scores.

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