GRE Additional Information


The faculty of the School of Education recently voted to waive the GRE admission requirement for Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 applicants.

Applicants may submit a GRE Exemption Request by completing the GRE Exemption Request Form. Hunter College may choose to exempt the GRE requirement based on a student’s demonstration of potential to positively contribute to the teaching and/or educational leadership professions. GRE Exemption Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Applicants seeking exam fee reduction or fee waivers must apply directly through ETS.

The following School of Education programs do not require the GRE:

  • Blind & Visually Impaired: Orientation & Mobility – Advanced Certificate
  • Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services
  • Educational Psychology
  • Gifted & Talented – Advanced Certificate
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Teaching and Orientation and Mobility
  • School Counseling
  • T.E.S.O.L. Adult Program
  • Visual Impairment: Rehabilitation Teacher