Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level test of analytical ability that requires solving problems stated as analogies. The MAT consists of 120 partial analogies that you have 60 minutes to complete. The test measures your ability to recognize relationships between ideas, your fluency in the English language, and your general knowledge of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences.
How much do the exams cost?
The cost for the MAT is $95. This fee is paid directly to William Carey University by cash, check or money order.
If you are unable to test on the appointed date, please call 601-318-6104 to request a new date. Failure to notify the office prior to the testing date will necessitate paying an additional $20 administration fee.
How do I register for the exam?
Send the completed registration form to:
WCU Box 13, 498 Tuscan Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
When and where is the MAT test given?
MAT exams are available throughout the year. For upcoming exam dates, please contact 601-318-6104. Tests are administered in Lawrence Hall, Room 131.
On the day of your exam, please report to Lawrence Hall Lobby where you will be greeted by the test administrator.
How should I prepare for the exam?
Please visit the MAT homepage to download the MAT Candidate booklet, Official MAT Practice Test, and the MAT Study Guide.
What should I bring on the day of the test?
Your driver’s license (or other valid photo ID) and your payment in the form of cash, check, or money order. Please make checks and money orders payable to William Carey University.
How long does it take to get the results?
Unofficial score reports are available at the end of the testing session. The official score report with MAT scores and a list of recipient schools indicated at the time the test was taken will be mailed to you approximately 10 to 15 business days from the date that you take the test.
What score do I need to obtain for acceptance into the graduate program?
Master of Science in Counseling with Gerontology Concentration: 366
Master of Science in Counseling with Christian Counseling Concentration: 366
Master of Science in Counseling with Child/Adolescent Counseling Concentration: 366
Master of Science in Counseling with Organizational Counseling Concentration: 366
Master of Science in Counseling with School Counseling Concentration: 380
Master of Science in Counseling with School Psychometry Concentration: 376
Master of Science in Counseling with Counseling Concentration: 376
Master of Education: 370
Specialist in Elementary Education: 370
For more information on requirements for graduate admission, contact the Graduate Admissions Office: