The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies.There are several equivalent forms of the MAT administered in both computer-based and paper-and-pencil versions.
Register for the MAT
Complete the registration form to schedule an appointment with the Testing Center. Please allow 24-48 business hours for testing confirmation.
On Test Day
Bring $105 check or money order, payable to ODU, for test and administration fees
Bring two forms of valid ID
ODU Test Dates: The MAT is offered on the following dates at 2 p.m., unless noted.
November 17th (at 3 p.m.), November 20th (at 3 p.m.)
December 2nd, 4th, 17th
Preparing for the Test
The MAT consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes. The MAT involves general academic knowledge and analytical skills acquired over years of study and learning. Pearson has study materials available on their website.
Please contact the Admissions Office or the Department in which you plan to study regarding minimum scores and testing requirements for admission to the University you plan to attend.
Receiving Your Scores
A preliminary score report will be availble upon completing the test. Official score reports are mailed approximately 10-15 business days after your test date.