Q: Is the GRE required?

A: Yes, the GRE is required by the MEDEX Northwest and UW Graduate School. GRE scores must be within the last 5 years and scores older than 5 years are no longer available through the testing agency.

Q: What is the minimum score required for the GRE?

A: MEDEX has not placed a minimum required score on the GRE for this application cycle. We encourage applicants to prepare to score well on the exam.

Q: Where do I send my GRE scores?

A: MEDEX requires that the GRE scores be entered into the CASPA application. Official scores must be sent to CASPA for verification using the code 0548.

Q: I have not taken the test yet. Can I still submit the CASPA application without these scores?

A: Yes. Official GRE scores are required as part of your CASPA application, but CASPA will continue to receive these scores even after your application has been submitted. Be sure to send official GRE scores directly to CASPA using the code 0548. Although CASPA will continue to accept your scores after submission, the exam must be completed prior to the application deadline to be considered. It is preferred that scores are also self-reported on the CASPA application.

Q: When do I need to send my GRE scores to the University of Washington?

A. Applicants who are accepted to the MEDEX program will be asked to send an additional official copy of the GRE scores directly to the University of Washington using the institution code 4854. Scores do not need to be sent using this code unless accepted by MEDEX.

Q: I already have a master’s degree, do I still need to take (or re-take) the GRE?

A: No, The GRE will not be required for applicants with a prior master’s degree earned at a regionally accredited institution.