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Miller Analogies Test (MAT)


The MAT is required for admission to graduate programs at Northwestern and many other universities.

Test Description:

The MAT is a high-level test of analytical ability that requires the solution of problems stated as analogies.  The MAT consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes.  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.

Candidate Information:

The cost of the MAT at Northwestern is $80.00. Payment should be made at the Business Office in Herod Hall if taking the test in Alva or in the front office if taking the test in Enid before coming to the testing room. Check or cash only in Enid.

Admission to the test requires the following:

  • Receipt for payment from the Business Office
  • Government-issued ID (driver's license, passport)
  • Another form of ID (student ID, credit card)

The MAT is a computer-based test and takes 60 minutes.  Allow extra time for registration and other preliminaries.  You will be given an unofficial copy of your score upon completion of the test.

Information about the test can be found at www.milleranalogies.com.

Upcoming Test Dates in Alva, Industrial Education, room 105:

  • Mondays through May 4 - two time slots each Monday: 1 and 2 p.m.

  • No testing on January 20, February 17, March 16 or March 30

  • In Alva, only one student may take the MAT test at a time.

  • To discuss other dates to take the MAT in Alva, please contact the ASC director.

Upcoming Test Dates in Enid, room 216:

  • Thursday, February 13, 11 a.m.

  • Thursday, March 12, 11 a.m.

  • Thursday, April 9, 11 a.m.

  • Up to six students may test at one time in Enid.

Contact Information:

Tests are given by appointment.

To schedule a test in Alva or Enid, contact Danielle Budy at the Academic Success Center, IE 113:

     Phone: (580) 327-8149 or email: dfbudy@nwosu.edu.

Currently, MAT testing is not available in Woodward.

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