GRE Test Centers in Colombia

By | August 27, 2019

GRE Testing Locations

Decided to take GRE exam? Now it is time to determine where to take the test.  This site provides a full list of GRE testing centers in Colombia, among which, you can choose one that is nearest to you. Good news is that the following GRE test locations in Colombia offer both GRE general test and the GRE subject tests.

GRE Test Centers in Colombia

Paper-delivered Test Centers for General Test

Code Name
10046 Barranquilla, Colegio Marymount
10638 Bucaramanga, Universidad Industrial de Santander


GRE Test Dates

There are two types of test format offered by the test maker – ETS: Computer-delivered and Paper-delivered GRE general tests.  For computer based test format, the GRE General Test is offered year-round on a continuous basis, and available for registration on a first-come, first-served basis. For paper based general test,  testing is available three times per year. The following test dates apply:

Test Dates for Paper Based Deadlines for Registration Scores Available
November 09, 2019 October 4, 2019 December 20, 2019
February 1, 2020 December 27, 2019 March 13, 2020

GRE Subject Tests in Colombia

The GRE Subject Tests are available on paper based only. In all GRE test centers throughout the world (both inside and outside United States), the exam is available three times a year. The three test dates are:

  • April
  • September
  • October

GRE Testing Locations in Colombia

More about Colombia

  • ALLCOUNTRYLIST: Overview of major industries in Colombia, including mining, construction, transportation, tourism, and foreign trade.

Population and Religion


Colombia is the second most populous country in South America after Brazil. Over half of the population are mixed descendants of Spanish conquerors and Indians, one fifth are white (mostly of Spanish origin), 14% are descendants of Europeans and Africans, followed by the minorities of blacks, zambos (descendants of Indians and blacks) and Indians (before especially Península de Guajira, eastern and Pacific lowlands, western Cordillera).

The average population density (2017) is 44 residents / km 2 (for comparison: Germany 237 residents / km 2). However, the population distribution is very uneven. Around three quarters of all Colombians live in the Andean region; the lowlands in the east are almost uninhabited. Urbanization continues to grow: in 1938 13%, in 1973 46% and in 2017 77% of the population lived in cities, around a third in the megacities of Bogotá, Medellín, Cali and Barranquilla. Since there are not enough jobs and living space for the immigrants and the young population that is growing there, the inner-city and suburban slums (Tugurios) are also growing.

The biggest cities in Colombia

Largest cities (inh., 2020 projection)
Bogotá 7 715 800
Medellin 2,490,200
Cali 2 205 700
Barranquilla 1,273,600
Cartagena 914 600

Social: The social structure of Colombia is characterized by a tiny upper class, a relatively small middle class and a broad lower class (including agricultural workers, mini-fundistas, workers in the informal sector). About 1 million Colombians work – legally or illegally – abroad (mainly in the USA). Due to the violent domestic political conflicts that continued until 2016, the UNHCR estimates the number of internally displaced persons at the end of 2017 at 7.7 million; at the same time, countless refugees from Venezuela are pouring into the country from mid-2017.


Religious freedom is guaranteed by the constitution. It abolished the privileged position of the Catholic Church as a state church, which had existed since the constitution of 1886, and legally equated all religious communities. As the largest religious community, the Catholic Church still has a prominent position in public life today. Check harvardshoes to see Colombia Travel Package.

Different institutions provide different data on religious affiliation; this results in the deviations in the unofficial results. About 80% of the population belong to the Catholic Church, about 14% to (post-) Reformation denominations (Evangelicals and other Protestant Christians, especially Pentecostals [about 6%] and Baptists; a total of about 170 denominations). The Catholic Church comprises 13 archdioceses with 52 suffragan dioceses. Parts of the sparsely populated areas in the east and south-east of the country are still considered mission areas and are administered by apostolic vicars; there are currently 10 vicariates in total. Of the religious communities with reference to Christianity, which are to be considered separately due to their understanding of faith, the Free Church of the Seventh-day Adventists about 0.4% of the population (according to other sources up to 1%). The Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses have a slightly smaller number of members.

Small non-Christian religious minorities make up the Baha’is, Jews and Muslims. The Jewish community of only a few thousand people (synagogues in Bogotá and Medellín) goes back historically to Jews who immigrated from Jamaica and Curaçao in the 18th century. Traditional religions and beliefs have been preserved among the Indians. Around 5 to over 6% are without religious ties (non-believers, agnostics, atheists).