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Standardized Tests

The University of Cincinnati is proud to offer the following exams

  • GRE
    • Graduate programs and business schools use GRE® scores to evaluate your readiness for graduate-level work. The GRE Revised General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills that are not related to any specific field of study.
  • GRE Subject Tests
    • Show what you know about a specific subject and graduate schools will take notice. The GRE Subject Tests can help you stand out from other applicants by emphasizing your knowledge and skill level in a specific area.
  • LSAT
    • All American Bar Association (ABA)-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many other law schools require applicants to take the LSAT as part of their admission process. 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.
  • MCAT
    • The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a computer based, standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
  • Praxis Core
    • The Praxis Series™ tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. The Praxis Core tests measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. They were designed to provide comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs.
  • Praxis II
    • Praxis II Subject Assessments measure knowledge of specific subjects that K–12 educators will teach, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills and knowledge. Individuals entering the teaching profession take the Praxis II tests as part of the teacher licensing and certification process required by many states. 
  • SAT
    • The SAT is designed to assess your acedimic readiness for college and your score is used by colleges for undergraduate admissions.
    • The TOEFL is a computer based test that measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings.
  • Ohio Assessments for Educators
    • The Ohio Assessments for Educators are a series of examinations that will replace the Praxis II Subject Assessments as the licensing exams for teachers in the state of Ohio.
Please visit the individual exam links for more information about the exams.