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Providing Choice for Law Schools

ETS offers law schools a choice regarding the use of admissions tests and gives them the ability to innovate to help solve the challenges that they face. Such innovations help law schools increase the pipeline of qualified and diverse candidates with broader backgrounds and reduce barriers for talented students.

As a robust, generalizably valid predictor of success in law school, GRE® scores help law schools to be more accessible to prospective students considering multiple career paths, as well as students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields and international students.

Read the full predictive validity research report.

Benefits of Welcoming GRE Scores

GRE scores are used at thousands of graduate schools to identify candidates with the proven skills to succeed in their programs. Accepting the GRE® General Test offers institutions:

  • Diverse Backgrounds: The GRE General Test can open a critical pipeline of law students with broader interests and backgrounds including science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  • Large Applicant Pool: Expand your applicant pool by providing access to hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide each year
  • Access: The GRE General Test offers year-round testing in test centers located across the globe
  • Distinctive Scores: The GRE General Test measures skills that are important to law schools, including verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing

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Use the GRE® Search Service to Recruit Prospective Applicants

The GRE® Search Service is a powerful, one-of-a-kind database of more than 500,000 individuals worldwide who have demonstrated graduate-level readiness through their GRE test performance. As a GRE score user, you can select from among 30+ criteria to cost-effectively tap into the GRE applicant pipeline to reach prospects who have opted in and want to hear from programs like yours. Request access today!

Law Schools that Accept GRE Scores for Their J.D. Programs

The following law schools accept GRE General Test scores for admission to their J.D. programs.

Joint J.D. programs at these and other law schools may also accept the GRE General Test.

  • American University Washington College of Law
  • Boston University School of Law
  • Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Columbia Law School
  • Cornell Law School
  • Florida State University College of Law
  • George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Hamd Bin Khalifa University Law School
  • Harvard Law School
  • John Marshall Law School
  • Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
  • New York University School of Law
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
  • Pepperdine School of Law
  • St. John's University School of Law
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • Texas A&M University School of Law
  • University at Buffalo School of Law
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
  • University of California, Davis, School of Law
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Hawai’i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
  • University of Notre Dame Law School
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • Washington University School of Law
  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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