Miller Analogies Test (MAT)


Miller Analogies Test (MAT)


The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level, analytic ability test that requires the solution of problems stated as analogies. It consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes.

The MAT is intended to measure ability to recognize relationships between ideas, fluency in the English language and general knowledge of literature, philosophy, history, science, mathematics and fine arts. There is no foreign-language edition of the MAT. Use of a dictionary or any other reference aid is not permitted when taking the MAT.


The test fee is $80 for the computer-based MAT. This fee may be paid by credit card, check or money order. Payment must be made before the exam can be given. To pay online please click here.

Examinees should contact the Testing Center at 918-444-2139 or 918-444-2138 to arrange an appointment to test for the Miller's Analogies.

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You must present two valid (i.e., unexpired) forms of identification (ID). Your primary form of ID must be government-issued and contain both your photograph and your signature. The second form of ID is not required to have your photograph or signature.

Acceptable primary forms of ID (government-issued with photograph and signature) include:

  • Driver's license
  • Government-issued identification card or passport

Acceptable secondary forms of ID (photograph and signature not required) include:

  • Credit Card
  • Library card
  • Utility bill with your name and address appearing exactly the same as on your primary form of ID
  • Student ID

Test Preparation

Please visit to access the most recent electronic version of the MAT Candidate Information Booklet.

One of the best ways to prepare for the MAT is to become familiar with analogies. Following are a few examples of analogies you may encounter when you take the MAT.

1. dog : cat :: plant :
a. tree, b. color, c. environment, d. cow

2. 3 : 6 :: 4 :
a. 6, b. 8, c. 10, d. 12

3. Mustang : Ford :: Tree :
a. magnolia, b. green, c. leaves, d. branches


The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is administered through Northeastern State University as a Controlled Testing Center (CTC) licensed by The psychological Corporation. While The Psychological Corporation has rigorous procedures that we must follow, we establish our own testing schedule and procedures that candidates must follow to apply for the test.






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