Graduate & Professional School Entrance Exams

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (IRA) administers a number of exams required for admission to graduate and/or professional schools.

Below is information about the various graduate and professional school entrance exams administered at Temple. All registration (with the exception of the MAT) and scoring is handled by the national test agencies. Agency websites have specific information about test format, test dates, practice items and how to register for the tests.


The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is a national test, administered by ETS, required for admission into a variety of graduate programs. The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. The GRE Subject Tests gauge undergraduate achievement in eight specific fields of study.Temple's Main Campus test center administers the GRE General and GRE Subject Tests.

For complete information about the GRE, including registration information, visit the website


The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all ABA-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many non-ABA-approved law schools. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants. The test is administered four times a year at hundreds of locations around the world, including Temple's Ambler and Main Campus.

For complete information, including registration information, visit the website


The MPRE (Multi-State Professional Responsibilities Exam) is administered nationwide by LSAC (Law School Admissions Council). Temple's Main Campus is a test center for the MPRE examinations.

For additional information, including how to register for the MPRE, visit the website