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Testing Accommodations Available for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs

Note: If you would like to request accommodations other than those listed below, you must describe them in Part II of the GRE® Bulletin Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs.

Extended Testing Time

All tests are timed.

  • 25% (time and one-quarter)
  • 50% (time and one-half)
  • 100% (double time; documentation required)

Extra Breaks

Note: Breaks are not included in testing time (can be used for medication, snacks, trips to the restroom, etc.).


  • Human Reader
  • Human Scribe

Assistance for Spoken Directions Only

  • Oral interpreter¹
  • Sign language interpreter²
  • Printed copy of spoken directions¹

Assistance for Note Taking

  • Braille slate and stylus²
  • Perkins brailler²

Alternate Test Formats

  • Braille2
  • Large-print test book
  • Large-print answer sheet
  • Recorded audio

1 Only applicants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

2 Only applicants who are blind or have low vision.

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