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Top 20 Universities Worldwide Without GRE Requirement

Viral Vora

Viral Vora

Dec 02, 2022

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The Graduate Record Exam, or GRE, is a globally recognized test that is used to evaluate admission to graduate or business programmes worldwide. At 700 test centres, more than 100,000 graduate school applicants from over 160 nations take the GRE General Test. The GRE Test can be taken by those interested in pursuing a master’s degree, specialized master’s programme, MS, MBA, MEM, or doctoral degree. However, it is not necessary for you to have GRE to get admission to top universities in the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK, and New Zealand. And if you still want to study in these countries, you can get in without the GRE too. 

Top Universities in USA Without GRE

The USA is one of the greatest countries for education and has been for decades. But you do not need a GRE to get admission to the top universities there. Here are a few:

CollegesFurther Information
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)The Department of Mechanical Engineering won’t require GRE scores for graduate admission applications for 2023 due to potential access issues brought on by the Covid-19 epidemic
Purdue UniversityInternational applicants with a GPA of 3.69 and a TOEFL iBT score of 80 are accepted
The University of DaytonCourses you can take without GRE:
- MS in Computer Science
- MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- MS in Environmental and Ecological Engineering
- MS in Ecological Sciences and Engineering
Virginia UniversityCandidates have the option of sending their GRE results to the University of Virginia. It is no longer required to submit scores.
University of UtahAdmission does not require the GMAT or GRE

Top Universities in Canada Without GRE

Along with the USA, Canada is also a prime education destination for students from all over the world. Here are some universities that do not require GRE.

CollegesFurther Information
Brunswick UniversityGRE is not necessary for some programmes
University of ReginaGRE not required
University of Prince Edward IslandGRE/GMAT are only necessary for certain programmes.
Carleton UniversityGRE is optionalGRE is optional
Brunswick UniversityGRE is not necessary for some programmes

Top Universities in Australia Without GRE

Australia has emerged as one of the biggest educational destinations for students all over the world. Australian universities do not have any GRE requirements. However, IELTS or TOEFL is required for a student visa.

Top Universities in United Kingdom Without GRE

The United Kingdom is one of the biggest destinations for Indian students to study. Here are some universities you can go to without GRE requirements.

CollegesFurther Information
London School of Economics and Political Science Some courses don’t require the GRE
University College LondonGMAT or GRE scores are not necessary for admission to the MSc in Management programme
University of London GRE results are not necessary
Edinburgh Napier UniversityThere is no requirement for GRE scores to enrol in their programmes
Lancaster UniversityGMAT is recommended but is not necessary

Top Universities in New Zealand Without GRE

New Zealand might not be as popular but is an amazing destination for students looking to study abroad. Here are some universities in the country you can get into without GRE scores

CollegesFurther Information
Massey UniversityOffers a general MBA programme with no GMAT requirement as a major criterion for admission.
University of CanterburyYou must submit an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall and 6.0 in each band. The candidate also needs to have more than five years of work experience.
University of WaikatoThe UW also requires its students to meet a number of prerequisites, such as having at least three years of managerial experience or ten years of professional experience. In addition, the applicant must have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in order to enrol for this MBA programme.
AIS St. Helens 
A bachelor’s degree and at least two years of work experience are the sole prerequisites to getting into MBA

Many universities around the world will give admissions to those without GRE scores. So having an amazing score isn’t a prerequisite to getting into a top university.

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Viral Vora
Viral Vora

Viral Vora is the co-founder of MastersBuddy, a platform that is building the world’s best study abroad experience. He is a graduate of IE Business School and KJSCE Vidyavihar. Viral is passionate about helping students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals.

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