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ACT - American College Test

American College Test

Description The residual ACT program is administered by Testing Services.  The residual ACT is valid only for admission to the University of Missouri-Columbia.    The residual ACT is not valid for any institution other than the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Eligibility Examinees may retake the residual test after 60 days.  
Registration The ACT is offered on select afternoons at 218 Parker Hall. Click here to register for the exam.   The next date is August 2.
Fees The fee for the ACT is $94.50.
Day of Test A valid photo I.D. is required on the day of the test.  An ACT-allowed calculator is also permitted.
Score Reports ACT 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.
More Info! For more information, please visit Please note that National ACT tests are administered at Rock Bridge High School and Hickman High School in Columbia. Testing at a national site is necessary for scores to be sent to schools other than the University of Missouri-Columbia.

LSAT - Law School Admission Test

Law School Admission Test

Description The Law School Admission 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 seven times a year at the University of Missouri.
Eligibility Examinees may take the LSAT for the sole purpose of applying to law schools.
Registration Registration is through LSAC only and may be completed online or by mail.  See for more information.
Fees The current fee for the LSAT is $190.00. The fee is subject to change.  Additional fees apply for other services.
 Day of Test An admission ticket with current photo and a valid government-issued photo I.D. with signature are required on the day of the test.  Bring only the permitted items.  DO NOT bring any electronic device!  
Score Reports LSAT score reports are mailed in approximately 4 weeks. 
More Info! For more information, please visit  The LSAT will be going completely digital in September 2019.  The July exam may be paper or digital., depending upon the decision of the LSAC.

MAT - Miller Analogies Test

Miller Analogies Test

Description The 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.
Eligibility Examinees retaking exams should provide an authorization from the Psychological Corporation.
Registration Advanced registration is required. Click here to register for the exam.
Fees The current fee is$119.50.
Day of Test Two forms of I.D. with signatures are required, and at least one should be a valid government-issued photo I.D.
Score Reports Unofficial 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.
More Info! For more information, please visit



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