GRE Test Centers in Iowa

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

GRE Test Centers in Iowa

  1. Des Moines, IA – APCN-3309
    1260 Office Plaza Drive, West Des Moines
    Iowa United States 50266
    Computer Based Test
  2. ETS – UNIV OF NORTHERN IOWA – APCN-7742
    007 Innovative Teaching & Technology Center, Examination Services, CEDAR FALLS
    Iowa United States 506140383
    Computer Based Test
  3. Prometric Test Center – APCN-3305
    1089 Longfellow Dr, Suite A, Hiawatha
    Iowa United States 52233
    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 Iowa

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 Iowa

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

Iowa Facts

  • The official name of the state is State of Iowa (“State of Iowa”)
  • State region – Northwest Central States, Midwest USA
  • State area – 145,743 km 2 (including land – 144,701 km 2 and water surface – 1,042 km 2), 26th place among US states
  • State length:
    • from north to south – 322 km
    • from west to east – 499 km
  • The height of the relief of the state above sea level:
    • maximum – 509 m
    • minimum – 146 m
  • State Time Zone – US Central Time Zone
  • Date of foundation of the state – December 28, 1846 (29th state of the United States)
  • The state capital is Des Moines.
  • The largest city in the state is Des Moines.
  • The population of the state is about 3,155,000 people (31st place among US states)
  • The population density in the state is about 22 people / km 2 (36th place among US states)
  • The average household income in the state is about $59,955 (26th place among US states)
  • The state motto is ” Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.”
  • State Nicknames – “Hawkeye State”, “Corn State”
  • State abbreviation – IA

The state of Iowa is located in the Midwestern United States and belongs to the Northwest Central States. Iowa is bordered by Minnesota to the north, Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, and Nebraska and South Dakota to the west. The eastern borders of the state are along the Mississippi River, and the western borders are along the Missouri River.