The Missouri College English Test (MCET) is an
Mizzou specific paper-and-pencil exam. The test lasts 40 minutes and
consists of 90 questions. A raw score of 55 is required to pass the test.
Pre-journalism or journalism students who have
received a “C+” or lower in English 1000 are required to pass this test
to be considered for admission to the School of Journalism. Examinees
may retake this exam one time. Consult with your advisor if you do not
pass the MCET after the second attempt.
Advanced registration is required. Examinees
must indicate whether they are retaking the exam before taking the
exam. Registration is available at this link.
The current price is $65.50.
Day of Test
A valid photo ID is required. All personal items
will be stored in a locker.
The exam will be scored immediately after the
exam. A copy of the score will be sent the the MU Admissions office.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the
ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand English
as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.
The TOEFL Internet-based Test (TOEFL-iBT) tests all four
language skills that are important for eeffective communication:
speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The test helps students
demonstrate that they have the English skills needed for success.
The TOEFL is about 4 hours long.
Advanced registration is required. Click here or call 1-800-468-6335 to
register for the exam.
You must contact the ETS Test Security Office before scheduling
an appointment or registering for the test if you are a refugee, an
immigrant or registered resident alien, on active military service
outside your own country and do not have a passport, or unable to met
the specified identification requirements for any reason. The Test
Security office can be reached by phone at 609-406-5430, by fax at
609-406-9709, or email at
The current fee is $205. Fees are subject to
change. Additional fees may apply for other services.
Day of Test
Examinees are asked to report 30 minutes before
start times to allow for check-in procedures. A registered examinee
must present a valid foreign passport on the day of the test to be
admitted. No food, drinks or personal belongings are allowed in the
testing room. The testing staff will provide the necessary scratch
paper and pencils for the test.
Scores will be available online in approximately
15 business days following the test