Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

ATTENTION: There will be no testing in April due to the governor’s stay at home directive. For questions, email

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. It is a computer administered test.

Each exam is currently located in the testing lab in Room 227 of The Commons.

MAT Testing Dates:

  • Please check here for any new information regarding future test dates. Thank you.
  • UNA grad admissions has waived grad school tests for summer and fall admissions.


Please fill out this form when registering for the MAT and submit it.

You will need to provide your Social Security number on test day.

Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for instructions, with two forms of ID, one of which must have a picture. You will be checked in, registered and then seated at a computer to begin. Once you actually start the test, you will have one hour to answer 120 questions. The computer will close the test at the end of 60 minutes. If you decide you want to process your scores, your unofficial score will show on the computer. A printed copy of your unofficial scores will not be available.  Your official scores will be mailed to you approximately three weeks after your test date.

A non-refundable registration fee of $75.00 must be paid to the testing coordinator on the day of the test. Fees may be paid via cash, money order, or cashier's check made out to UNA. Personal checks and credit cards are NOT accepted.

No food, drinks, or headphones are allowed at computer stations. Do not wear a hat or a hood.


Testing takes places in the Gunn University Commons building, which is located near the fountain at 607 Aderholt Way, Florence, Al 35630.

For more information about the test itself, please visit the MAT official web site