Miller analogies test (MAT)

Exam information

Important announcements from Pearson Assessments:

Due to decline in use the MAT CBP and Practice Tests will be retired November 15, 2023.
Transcripts and score reports can be requested through the normal process for two years, until November 2025.

See the official announcement here: Pearson Assessments.

Effective Friday, November 10, 2023, the Wayne State Testing Office is no longer accepting appointments for this program.

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level analytic ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. It is computer-based, consists of 120 items, and is timed for 60 minutes. The test provides information to support your application for admission to graduate study. You are encouraged to obtain and review a copy of the Miller Analogies Test Candidate Information Booklet, which contains complete information about this testing program, including what to bring to the test center, retaking the examination, and a sample test. 

On the day of the test

You must present two forms of valid, unexpired identification. The primary form of identification must be government-issued and contain both your photograph and your signature. No aids are permitted. Total administration time is approximately 1.5 hours.

Scheduling and fees

The MAT is offered by individual appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday during regular business hours. To schedule, please call our office at 313-577-3400, or send an email to

The examination fee is $75.00, payable when the testing appointment is made.

Rescheduling and refunds

  1. You may reschedule a test registration a maximum of three times per fee payment.
  2. A refund can be processed only if it is made before the day of the examination. Requests for refunds made on or after the examination date, or after the third reschedule, cannot be honored.
  3. Examination fees not rescheduled or refunded are subject to forfeiture after one calendar year.
  4. Test fees are subject to change without notice.

You may pay online for the MAT.