Graduate Studies

  Admission Examinations for Graduate Students

Prior to admission to certain programs, the student must take the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE), the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).

Applicants to those programs requiring the GRE, GMAT, or MAT are encouraged to complete this test either in their senior year of undergraduate work or before filing an application for admission. For further information on the GRE and places where it may be taken, contact the Educational Testing Service (, or the University Counseling Center, Western Illinois University, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Information on the GMAT can be obtained at Information on the MAT can be obtained at by clicking on post-secondary education, or by contacting the University Counseling Center.