The Graduate Record Examination is often required for admission to graduate programs such as those offered by Princeton University. The GRE is the most widely accepted graduate level examination. The test analyzes a student's verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing skills.

Admission Requirements

Princeton University requires completion of the GRE prior to applying to its graduate programs of study. Official copies of GRE scores must be sent directly from the testing facility to Princeton University for consideration. While Princeton University does not have a minimum GRE score for the university as a whole, individual departments may have set a minimum.

Average GRE Scores

Average GRE scores of applicants, admits and enrollees of Princeton University vary by discipline. However, verbal scores for 2013 average between 159 and 165 for admits. Quantitative scores for 2013 average between 156 and 165 for admits.