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DUE TO WINTHROP FINAL EXAMS, THE FOLLOWING DATES WILL BE UNAVAILABLE: Tuesday, April 23 – Wednesday, May 1. Testing will resume on Thursday, May 2.

Miller Analogies Test

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a computer-based test that consists of 120 partial analogies to be completed in 60 minutes. You are not penalized for wrong answers; therefore, your scores are based on the number of items you answer correctly. At the end of testing, you will decide whether or not to process your test results. If you choose to process the results, your preliminary score will be displayed and a copy will be printed for you to take with you. An official score report with be mailed by Pearson to you and the school/institutions of your choosing approximately 10-15 business days after Pearson receives your test.

The Test Center is merely a testing site. If you have any questions regarding your score upon completion of your test, you must contact Pearson directly at 1-800-622-3231 Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm CST. For information on MAT scoring, please visit the following link: Scoring and Score Reporting.

Registration and Fees

Currently, we offer the MAT Monday-Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm and Fridays from 8:30am - 12:00pm, year-round by appointment. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, click the scheduling link and complete the appointment request information. Incomplete forms will not be processed.

$100 testing fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Payment must reach our office prior to appointment. No tests administered without payment. Payment by credit card only. You may pay here: Winthrop University Marketplace.

On Test Day

The Test Center is located at 312 Bancroft Hall. Because temperatures vary in the testing rooms, you may want to dress in layers.

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment to verify your identity and go over testing instructions. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment time, you will not be allowed to take the exam and you will forfeit any fees.
  • You may not leave the room during testing for any reason. If you do leave the room, your test will not be scored and monies will not be refunded or transferred.
  • Visitor parking on campus is free of charge; however, visitors to Winthrop University that desire to park on university property must obtain a visitor parking permit for a limited time from Campus Police. Visitor parking permits are available 24/7 from Campus Police. Parking Map

Bring two forms of current identification.

  • Your primary ID must be government-issued and contain BOTH your photo and signature. Acceptable forms of primary ID include a driver's license or government-issued identification card or passport.
  • The secondary ID is not required to have your photo or signature. Acceptable forms of secondary ID include credit/debit card, library card (name must appear on card), student ID, or utility bill.

Your name has to match on BOTH forms of ID. We recommend you bring several forms of ID with you. If you have any issues with providing the correct forms of ID, you must contact Pearson prior to the testing date. If alternative forms of ID are approved by Pearson, you must bring documentation stating such.

For more detailed information regarding test day, please visit Taking the MAT.

Candidates Requesting Accommodations

Candidates requesting accommodations should contact the Test Center Operations Manager as soon as possible to discuss their request prior to scheduling any test. Special technology is available for those candidates with documented disabilities requiring accommodations.

Please refer to Pearson's Disability Accommodation section to access a printable Accommodations Request Form and procedural information. If you have any questions about requesting an accommodation after reviewing the MAT website, email them at MATscoring or call MAT Customer Relations at 1-800-622-3231. You may also contact Winthrop University's Test Center Operations Manager.



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