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GRE Scores for entering graduate students

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test is a worldwide standardized graduate school entrance exam administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) under the direction of the Graduate Record Examination Board.

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) launched a revision of the GRE on August 1, 2011. Significant changes were made to the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures. As a result, the scoring of the exam has changed as follows:

Exam Section Previous GRE Range Revised GRE Range
Analytical Writing 0 - 6 0 - 6
Verbal Reasoning 200 - 800 130 - 170
Quantitative Reasoning 200 - 800 130 - 170

Beginning fall 2012, institutions will convert any previous GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores to align with the revised GRE scale using the Concordance Table provided by ETS (http://www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/concordance_information.pdf). Note: UT Permian Basin began accepting new GRE scores in fall 2011; therefore, converted scores for UT Permian Basin will begin being reported in fall 2011.

GMAT Scores for entering graduate students

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a worldwide standardized graduate business school entrance exam administered by the Pearson VUE under the direction of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

Graduate-Level Certificate

A graduate-level certificate that requires the completion of an organized program of study that includes 16-29 hours in disciplinary areas where the institution already offers a graduate program at the same level as the certificate.

Grand Total (used by IPEDS - Completions)

Total number of baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and first professional degrees awarded.

Graduation Rates

For first-time, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who begin in the summer/fall of the enrollment year and graduate within four, five, or six years

  • at the same institution
    • 4-year, same rate
    • 5-year, same rate
    • 6-year, same rate
  • at the same or any public or private university in Texas
    • 4-year, same or other rate
    • 5-year, same or other rate
    • 6-year, same or other rate

Additionally, four year graduation rates of community college transfer students are available. These 4-year transfer rates represent the percentage of first-time transfer students entering a UT institution with 30 or more semester credit hours who received an undergraduate degree within four years of enrolling at the same UT institution.  

Graduation Rates (used by IPEDS)

For the number of students entering the institution as full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students in a particular year (cohort).

  • 4-Year Rate—the total number of students completing a bachelor degree or equivalent within 4-years (100% of normal time) divided by the revised bachelor subcohort minus any allowable exclusions.
  • 6-Year Rate—the total number of students completing a bachelor degree or equivalent within 6-years (150% of normal time) divided by the revised bachelor subcohort minus any allowable exclusions.
Gross Revenue from Intellectual Property (IP)

Revenues received from IP owned by the institution includes royalties and fees, cashed-in equity, and reimbursed legal expenses (including patent prosecution costs). (THECB)