Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Testing Center - Services - GRE Subject Tests

GRE Subject Tests


Visit the Educational Testing Services website or call 1-866-473-4373 for the current fee schedule.


To register for a GRE subject test, pick up a GRE information and registration bulletin from North Hall 103, complete the registration form and mail the form with payment to ETS. If registering by mail, allow three weeks for processing. Examinees can also register online and pay using a credit card at the Educational Testing Services website.

Required Identification

Acceptable forms of ID include passports, driver's licenses, and state, federal or military IDs. All forms of ID must include a photo and signature. If an examinee's ID is missing, either supplemental ID will be required.


OSU-Tulsa does not administer the GRE general test, but the OSU-Tulsa Testing Center offers all of the following paper-based GRE subject tests:

  • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

GRE subject tests are designed to help assess an applicant's qualifications in specific fields of study. The scores are intended to indicate knowledge of the subject matter emphasized in many undergraduate programs as preparation for graduate study and are helpful in predicting a student's success in graduate study. Some subject tests include a sub-score in addition to the total score that indicates the strengths and weaknesses of an individual's preparation to help plan future studies. Testing time is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

For descriptions of each of the subject tests, visit the Educational Testing Services website.

Testing Dates

Subject tests are offered three times a year. Call or check with GRE for specific dates.

Policies and Procedures

  1. Examinees will be asked to show an admission ticket and ID before being admitted into the testing room.
  2. Examinees should limit personal items being taken into the testing area. Personal items cannot be accessed during testing.
  3. Examinees must use #2 or HB pencils on the test.
  4. No examinee will be admitted after test materials have been distributed.
  5. There are no scheduled breaks during the test, and examinees must have permission to leave the testing room.
  6. After the test is finished, examinees are required to return their test books and answer sheets to a staff member.

Study Guides

After registering to take any subject test, examinees will be sent a free practice book that includes content topics covered in the test, detailed test specifications, and a full-length test and answer key. Free practice books are also available for download at the GRE website.

Testing for Examinees with Disabilities

Nonstandard testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet ETS requirements. The Bulletin Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities for GRE, TOEFL, TSE and The Praxis Series contains contact information, registration procedures and forms for these programs. The Supplement should be used in conjunction with the information and registration form(s) in the appropriate program bulletin. This supplement can also be found online at the Educational Testing Services website; however, examinees requesting accommodations cannot register using the online registration system. For more information call 1-866-387-8602 or TTY: 1-609-771-7714.

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