I got my Subject GRE scores on Mathematics today. I scored 810 with 79 percentile. As an international applicant is this a low score(percentile) for the US universities for Ph.D. on pure mathematics.

I have no idea how terrible such a score is and I am considering stopping the application process to US universities since I doubt if I stand a chance.

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    There are a lot of fine US universities not in the "top 20". Don't set such a narrow goal that it is nearly impossible for any individual. The US has 131 top research (R1) universities. – Buffy Nov 22 '19 at 13:06
  • Should I remove the word "top 20" from the question? – Sumanta Nov 22 '19 at 13:09
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    Perhaps. But I'm more concerned with your expectations of what is possible. An institution that fits your needs best is better than its national (or international) ranking. Many of the highest ranked universities are actually quite small. – Buffy Nov 22 '19 at 13:14
  • Note also that your GRE score is only one of many factors in your application for a PhD program. Afaik it is a fairly minor factor in most programs. They care a lot more about the classes you took and the recommendation letters. – quarague Nov 22 '19 at 15:33

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