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Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level, analytic-ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. It is intended to assess your ability to recognize relationships between ideas, your fluency in the English language, and your general knowledge of literature, philosophy, science, mathematics, and fine arts. The test is offered in a computer-based format. More information may be found at Harcourt Assessment’s Website.

  • The exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions and is 60 minutes long.
  • Preparation materials for the MAT are available at many bookstores and libraries.
  • Photo identification is required for admission to this test. A driver's license or passport photo ID is acceptable. Be aware the name on the registration form MUST match the name on the photo ID you present for admission to the test. Anyone without proper identification will not be admitted.
  • The official test scores are sent within three weeks from the Psychological Corporation, Harcourt, Inc., to the institution(s) you select at the time of testing. All inquiries about the score should be addressed to the Psychological Corporation, Harcourt, Inc. at (800) 622-3231.

Cost

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) non-refundable registration fee is $94.50. Please note: All registration fees are non-refundable.

Time

The exam is 60 minutes and consists of 120 multiple-choice questions. The total appointment time is approximately 90 minutes.

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Reschedule

Transfer of a test fee to another test date can be made under the following conditions:

  1. Space is available on the requested test date.
  2. All transfers must be made ON or BEFORE your originally scheduled exam date.  After the originally scheduled exam date a full registration fee will be required in order to test.
  3. To transfer the test date, call or come in to the testing services office and pay a $15.00 transfer fee with a credit card.

Retake

The Miller Analogies Test may be retaken as soon as the next available testing date, up to a maximum of 8 times in a 12-month period.

Admission

YOU MUST CHECK IN AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE TEST TIME TO BE ADMITTED. Exam entrance requires two forms of valid ID. The primary ID must be an official government-issued or school-issued ID bearing your name, photo, and signature (passport, driver's license or government issued ID). The secondary ID must bear your name and contain current information (any unused primary ID, credit card, library card, utility bill with your current address). The names on both IDs must all be the same, and both ID's must be originals.

Scores

Official score reports are sent approximately three weeks from Pearson to you and the institutions you indicated at the time of testing. All inquiries about scores should be directed to Pearson at (800) 622-3231. We cannot interpret test results. Each college or department requiring the MAT determines qualifying scores.

Parking

Lot 55 - Parking:   Lot 55 - University Center [UCNTRBparking fees are $2/hr or $10/day.  Please pre-pay for your parking before coming to the Testing & Scanning Services Office.  The parking machine, operated by Parking and Transit Services, accepts Visa or MasterCard, and is located by the front entrance to each building.  Please remember your license plate number, as it will be required to make your payment. The Park Mobile parking zone is #60112.  When considering your payment,  all MAT exams are1.5 hours in length, including check-in and check out.