Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

MILLER ANALOGIES TEST (MAT)

(Sam Houston State University Policy Information - Revised 11/02/2015)

The MAT is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. Performance on the MAT is designed to reflect candidates’ analytical thinking, an ability that is critical for success in both graduate school and professional life.

TESTING DAYS AND TIMES

  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., or 2:00 p.m.
  • Examinees need to arrive at the testing site 15 - 30 minutes prior to the scheduled testing time on the scheduled testing date
  • Rescheduling will require a payment of another registration/administration/test fee

REGISTRATION/ADMINISTRATION/TEST FEE:

  • $80.00 (non-refundable, non-transferable)
  • Examinees may register for a scheduled test date via the website at www.shsu.edu/testing
  • Seating is limited and registrations are done on a first-come, first served basis
  • 60 minute time limit

ITEMS NEEDED:

  • Current, unexpired picture identification (i.e., driver’s license, passport, state-issued ID, military ID, student ID, etc.)
  • Second form of ID (i.e., any of the previously listed photo IDs, social security card, birth certificate, credit/debit card, library card, etc.)
  • Social Security number

SCORES:

  • Scores will be sent to the examinee and up to three official score reports will be sent to recipients specified when you take the MAT
  • It takes approximately 10 to 15 business days from the date that Harcourt Assessment receives a test for the score reports to be mailed

RETAKES:

  • Examinees can take the MAT a maximum of 8 times in a 12 month period
  • Examinees are responsible for knowing and adhering to this retake policy

MAT WEBSITE:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Visit our website at www.shsu.edu/testing
  • Email test.ctr@shsu.edu
  • Visit the office located in Academic Building IV, Room 102
  • Call (936) 294-1025
  • Write to the Testing Center, Box 2240 SHSU, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2240