Dothan Campus Testing Services

Admissions Exam

The following admission exams are administered at TROY - Dothan Campus:
Graduate programs: Miller Analogies Test- Now on computer!
Undergraduate programs: Residual ACT

Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is a high-level ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies.  It consists of 120 partial analogies that are completed in 60 minutes.  Fluency in the English language, a broad knowledge of literature, philosophy, history, science, mathematics, and fine arts, and the ability to reason out relationships may contribute to the performance on the MAT.  There is no foreign-language edition of the MAT. Dictionaries or any other reference aids are not permitted when taking the MAT.

TROY University Dothan is a Controlled Testing Center, licensed by the Psychological Corporation to administer the MAT.  Standardized testing procedures are strictly adhered to, and any irregularities are reported to the Psychological Corporation.

Applying to take the MAT:
Please click on test schedule link in the left hand margin for the dates of the MAT exam and to register on line for the MAT Exam. Monthly exams are administered in the Everett building room 242. The fee of $70.00 for the exam may be paid in the business office (Malone Hall 118). Cash, money orders & checks are accepted. Credit cards can be used for payment, if you are a Troy University student. Please call Janice LeCroy 334-983-6556 ext. 286 or ext. 223.

Items Required for the Day of the MAT Exam:
  1. Paid receipt for the $70.00 fee
  2. PHOTO ID and another form of ID

Applying for special administration for candidates with disabilities:
Please notify the Test Center several weeks in advance if you desire accommodations for a disability.  Braille and large-print editions of the MAT are available for candidates with visual impairments.  All buildings at TROY-Dothan are handicapped accessible.  Tables and chairs, not desks, are the standard seating in testing rooms.

If your disability requires extra time for assistance to take the MAT, you will be given a non-standard administration.  To qualify for a nonstandard administration, you must provide the Test Center with a current letter from a licensed physician, optometrist, or psychologist (including title, address, and telephone number) on his or her letterhead describing the nature of your disability as it applies to taking a multiple choice, standardized test, and specific accommodations you will require for testing.  The testing coordinator will contact the Psychological Corporation on your behalf and discuss the appropriate arrangements.  The decision to administer the test to you will be made by the Controlled Test Center and the Psychological Corporation staff.

To register for the MAT Exam please click on Test Schedule

Residual ACT

The Residual ACT exam is administered at TROY-Dothan for first-time freshman under the age of twenty-five or to TROY University-Dothan students who require the ACT for an in-house scholarship.  Residual ACT scores are only valid for the university where they were administered.  Only the university receives your scores.  You do not receive a copy, and the scores are non-transferable.  It is to the student's benefit to take the national exam if at all possible. Registration for the national exam may be completed on the website  If you are interested in taking the Residual ACT, it is administered by appointment only. The fee is $50.00.  Please contact the testing coordinator for specific information.  For general information about the ACT or Residual ACT, visit their web site at

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