Graduate and Professional School Entrance Exams
MARC administers a number of exams which are required for admission to graduate and/or professional schools. Many of these exams are administered nationwide by American College Testing (ACT), Educational Testing Service (ETS), or a similar organization.
Information about the various graduate and professional school entrance exams that are administered at Temple appears below. All registration (with the exception of the MAT) and scoring are handled by the national test agencies and their websites have useful information about the tests, test dates, practice items, how to register for the tests, etc.
The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is a national testing program, administered by ETS, and is required for admission into a variety of graduate programs.
The GRE® General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. The GRE® Subject Tests gauge undergraduate achievement in eight specific fields of study.
Temple is a test center for the GRE Subject Tests. For complete information about the GRE Subject and General Tests, including registration information, go to the website at www.ets.org/gre.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all ABA-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many non-ABA-approved law schools. It 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 test is administered four times a year at hundreds of locations around the world.
Temple is a test center for the LSAT. For complete information, including registration information, go to the website at www.lsac.org.
The MAT (Miller Analogies Test) is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies, and is accepted for admission into a variety of graduate programs.
Temple offers the MAT several times each week. For additional information about the MAT and taking the MAT at Temple, go to www.temple.edu/marc/mat. The national website for the MAT is at www.milleranalogies.com.
The Praxis Test Series (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers) is administered nationwide by ETS. Temple is a test center for the Praxis Examinations. For additional information, including how to register for the Praxis, go to the website at www.ets.org/praxis.
Other Graduate and Professional Entrance Exams
Information about the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) can be found at the GMAT website.
Information about the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) can be found at the MCAT website.
Information about the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) can be found at the PCAT website.