Dec 04, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Competency Examinations

The Graduate Record Examination: The general aptitude test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required of most applicants to the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and to the School of Health Professions. See specific program descriptions regarding this requirement. It is not required for the School of Nursing.

Applicants should write directly to:
Graduate Record Examination, Educational Testing Service
Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000
(609) 771-7670
for full information and arrangements to take the test. The GRE should be taken no later than February for fall admission and September for spring admission. The Hunter College institution code is 2301.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)* is required of all applicants whose native language is not English and/or who have taken all or part of their post-secondary education in a country where English is not the native language. Such applicants, regardless of country of citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status, must take this examination. Depending on the program selected, an applicant may also be required to take the TWE (Test of Written English) and the TSE (Test of Spoken English), also administered by the Educational Testing Service.

Applicants should plan to take these examination(s) at least nine months before their intended date of enrollment. Information about TOEFL, TWE, and TSE can be obtained by writing to TOEFL Bulletins, P.O. Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151-(609) 771-7100- The Hunter College institution code is 2301.