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Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

Submission of scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required as part of the application to the Graduate School. Some departments also require, or strongly recommend, a GRE e Subject Test of the GRE score. Please contact your program of interest to confirm. 

  • You may self-report your GRE scores on your application. If you are admitted, official scores must be submitted before registration.
  • The Vanderbilt Institution Code is 1871. A department code is not necessary.
  • Visit for information concerning the GRE and how to send your scores to Vanderbilt.
  • Each program sets its own test score requirements. Inquiries about test score requirements should be directed to your program of interest.