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ACT - American College Test

American College Test

DescriptionMU Testing Services administers an ACT Residual Program, which means that the scores for ACT tests taken with us may only be sent to the University of Missouri-Columbia and not to any other school or program.  The residual ACT is not valid for any institution other than the University of Missouri-Columbia.
EligibilityExaminees may retake the residual test after 60 days.  
RegistrationThe ACT is offered on select Saturday afternoons at 218 Parker Hall. Click here toregister for the exam.   The upcoming dates are January 16, 2017, and for the year 2018, January 13,  February 24 March 17, and April 28.
Fees The fee for the ACT is $88.50.
Day of TestA valid photo I.D. is required on the day of the test.  An ACT-allowed calculator is also permitted.
Score ReportsACT test results are mailed to examinees in approximately 10 days following the test and simultaneously to Admissions at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Scores will not be sent to any other agency or institution. Scores will not be sent via email, telephone, or fax.
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LSAT - Law School Admission Test

Law School Admission Test

DescriptionThe Law SchoolAdmission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all law schools that are members of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The LSAT provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants. The paper-based version of the LSAT is administered three times a year at the University of Missouri.
EligibilityExaminees may take the LSAT for the sole purpose of applying to law schools.
RegistrationRegistration is through LSAC only and may be completed online or by mail.  See for more information.
FeesThe current fee for the LSAT is $180.00. The fee is subject to change.  Additional fees apply for other services.
 Day of TestAn admission ticket with current photo and a valid government-issued photo I.D. are required on the day of the test.  
Score ReportsLSAT score reports are mailed in approximately 4 weeks. 
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MAT - Miller Analogies Test

Miller Analogies Test

DescriptionThe Miller AnalogiesTest (MAT) is an analytical ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies. Most of the analogies on the MAT are erbal analogies, and few are quantitative. It is a computer-based test and lasts one hour.
EligibilityExaminees retaking exams should provide an authorization from the Psychological Corporation.
RegistrationAdvanced registration is required. Click here to register for the exam.
FeesThe current fee is$118.50.
Day of TestTwo forms of I.D. with signatures are required, and at least one should be a valid government-issued photo I.D.
Score ReportsUnofficial scores will be available at the conclusion of the exam. Official scores will be sent to the institutions selected at the time of the exam.
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MCAT - Medical College Admission Test

Medical College Admission Test

DescriptionThe Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess problem solving, critical thinking, and writing skills in addition to the examinee's knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
EligibilityIndividuals who sit for the MCAT should be preparing to apply to a medial school. At the time of testing you will be required to sign a statement verifying your intention of applying to a health professions school. If you have attended three or more MCAT administrations, you must apply for special permission to take the MCAT again.
RegistrationRegistration is through MCAT only and may be completed online or by mail. 
FeesThe current fee for the MCAT begins at $310, subject to change.  Additional fees may apply.
Day of Test A valid government-issued photo I.D. with signature must also bepresented on the day of the test.   You will be required to submit fingerprints for digital collection and will be scanned with a metal detector prior to entering the testing room.  
Score ReportsScores are reported in each of the following areas: Biological and Biochemical Foundiations of Living Systems, Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems, Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior,and Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.. Medical college admissionc ommittees consider MCAT scores as part of their admission decision process. Score reports are mailed in approximately 60 days.
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Updated November 17, 2017