GRE Test Centers in Illinois

By | March 19, 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 Illinois, among which, you can choose one that is nearest to you. Good news is that the following GRE test locations in Illinois offer both GRE general test and the GRE subject tests.

GRE Test Centers in Illinois

  1. Peoria – N University – APCN-3207
    Illinois United States 61614
    Computer Based Test
  2. Springfield – Decatur, IL – APCN-3230
    2405 E Federal Dr, Decatur
    Illinois United States 62526
    Computer Based Test
    U of I Testing Center – Illini Plaza, 1819 S Neil St. – Suite B, Champaign
    Illinois United States 61820
    Computer Based Test

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 Illinois

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 Test Dates in Illinois

On the test maker website, you can search for a testing location by zip code. If you are living in the state of Illinois and not sure about which postal code you belong to, you can find your zip code on COUNTRYAAH.

Illinois  Facts

  • The official name of the state is the State of Illinois (“State of Illinois”)
  • State region – Northeast Central States, Midwest USA
  • State area – 149,998 km 2 (including land – 143,961 km 2 and water surface – 6,037 km 2), 25th place among US states
  • State length:
    • from north to south – 628 km
    • from west to east – 338 km
  • The height of the relief of the state above sea level:
    • maximum – 376 m
    • minimum – 85 m
  • State Time Zone – US Central Time Zone
  • Date of foundation of the state – December 3, 1818 (21 states in the United States)
  • State capital – Springfield
  • The largest city in the state is Chicago
  • The population of the state is about 12,670,000 people (6th place among US states)
  • The population density in the state is about 89 people / km 2 (12th place among US states)
  • The average household income in the state is about $ 65,030 (16th place among US states)
  • State motto – State sovereignty, national union
  • State nicknames – “Lincoln Land”, “Prairie State”
  • State abbreviation – IL

The state of Illinois is located in the Midwest of the United States and belongs to the northeast central states. Illinois is bordered by Wisconsin to the north, Michigan to the northeast (Lake Michigan border), Indiana to the east, Kentucky to the southeast (along the Ohio River), Missouri to the southwest, and Iowa to the northwest (with both states along the Mississippi River).

National monuments in Illinois

On the territory of the state of Illinois there is one object that has the status of a US National Monument – Pullman (Pulman, Pullman).

The Pullman Historic District (or Pullman County) in Chicago is the first attempt in the United States to create a planned city associated with an industrial company. It was built in the 1980s by order of the famous engineer and businessman George Pullman. On the territory of the village (which at that time was a suburb, and now occupies several blocks of the “City of the Winds”), the Pullman railway wagon factory was located, as well as the administration building, houses for workers, a church and a hotel.

The Pullman Historic District was designated a U.S. National Landmark in 2015.

National Historic Landmarks (Places) in the State of Illinois

Chicago Portage (“Chicago portage”), located on the territory of the modern city of Chicago, is a portage that connected the Great Lakes with the waterways of the Mississippi River. It has been used by the Indians for centuries, among Europeans it was first described by the French Jacques Marquette and Louis Jollier.

Home of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, in Springfield.

National trails in Illinois

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, following the route of the legendary American pioneers from Pennsylvania to Oregon.

Mormon Trail, followed by Mormons expelled from Illinois to Utah.