The computer-based MAT is a high-level ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. It consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes. Fluency in the English language, a broad knowledge of literature, philosophy, history, science, mathematics, and fine arts, and the ability to reason out relationships may contribute to the performance on the MAT. There is no foreign-language edition of the MAT. No one is permitted to use a dictionary or any other reference aid when taking the MAT. The following information is established by the University of Arizona Testing Office. For information regarding the MAT at a different institution please contact them directly.
For complete test policies, please visit the Pearson MAT page.
Your initial test fee includes:
- One personal score report.
- Three official transcripts. These will be sent to the score recipients that were designated at the time of testing and will be sent directly from Pearson to each recipient school that was requested.
Retaking the MAT
- There is no waiting period designated in order to re-test.
- A new test payment needs to be made in order to re-test.
Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities
- If you will require extra time or assistance taking the MAT, you will be given a non-standard administration. Please refer to the official MAT website for how to request accommodations and for access to the printable Accommodations Request Form.
- There is no additional charge for special accommodations, but you must notify the Testing Office of your accommodations before your test date.
1. Valid government-issued photo ID.
2. A secondary form of ID (photograph and signature not required). Examples include: credit card, library card, cat card, utility bill with your name and address appearing exactly the same as the government-issued ID.
You should also bring the recipient school address.
|To UA (check, money order, or credit card - due at the time you make your appointment). If you are a UA student, we can also put the fee on your bursar's account.|
- Please call the Testing Office at (520) 621-7589 to schedule and pay for your exam.
- You will receive an unofficial score report print out immediately after your test finishes. Official scores take approximately 2-3 weeks to be received by the institutions to which you are applying.
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