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Qualifying test scores - American Mensa, Ltd.

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American Mensa accepts scores from approximately 200 different standardized intelligence tests* <URL: #1>. Often potential members have taken acceptable tests at other times in their lives and don't realize they may already qualify for membership. While the following is not a complete list, applicants often ask about the following tests. Please note that all documentation must be the original or a notarized copy of the original. Review of your qualifying scores may be delayed if your documentation does not meet this requirement. Further, in order for scores to be accepted for Mensa membership, tests must be administered by a neutral and qualified third party in a traditional testing environment under conditions appropriate for the norming standards of each test (such as the classroom of a certified school teacher or a private psychologist). Tests commonly administered by school districts <URL: #isds> College preparatory tests <URL: #prep> Tests administered by private psychologists <URL: #private> Tests administered by the military <URL: #military>

Tests commonly administered by school districts Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Differential Ability Scales (DAS) Otis Lennon School Abilities Test (OLSAT) Otis-Gamma Test Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) Individual and Multilevel Forms Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test 2 (NNAT) Individual and Multilevel Forms Stanford Binet Stanford Binet 5 Woodcock-Johnson Test of Cognitive Abilities (not the Woodcock Johnson Achievement Test) Composite SAS of 132 GCA 132 Total SAI 132 IQ 131 Nonverbal Ability Index Score of 130 or above Nonverbal Ability Index Score of 132 or above IQ 132 IQ 130 IQ 132

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College preparatory tests ACT Composite prior to 9/1989 (must be a composite score of 29; cannot be an estimated score.) effective 9/1989 Total percentile** <URL: #2> prior to 5/1994 (quantitative + verbal) from 5/1994 to 9/30/2001 (quantitative + verbal + analytic) taken after 9/30/2001 prior to 1982 effective 1982 (total percentile rank) 29 N/A <URL: #NA> 95% or above 1250 1875 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/> 132 662 95 66 95% 180 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/> 195 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/> 1300 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/> 1300 1250 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/>

MAT GRE

Henmon-Nelson LSAT*** <URL: #3>

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) prior to 10/2004 (raw score) after 10/2004 (total group percentile score) PSAT (taken in junior year) PSAT (taken in senior year) CEEB SAT prior to 5/1993 effective 5/1993 prior to 5/1993 effective 5/1993 prior to 9/30/1977 after 10/1/1977 prior to 9/30/1974 from 9/30/1974 to 1/31/1994 after 1/31/1994

Tests administered by private psychologists California Test of Mental Maturity (CTMM) Cattell Differential Ability Scales (DAS) Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales Stanford Binet Stanford Binet 5
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IQ 132 IQ 148 GCA 132 IQ 132 IQ 132 IQ 130


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Wechsler Adult and Children Scales (WAIS, WAIS-R, WAIS-III, WAIS-IV; WISC, WISC-R, WISC-III, WISC-IV; WPPSI, WPPSI-III) Note: The WISC-IV and the WAIS-IV must be given in their entirety. American Mensa does not accept the General Ability Index (GAI). All subtests must be given in order for results to be acceptable for membership.

FSIQ 130

Tests administered by the military **** <URL: #4> AFQT Army GCT ASVAB GT Navy GCT prior to 10/1980 prior to 10/1980 effective 10/1980 not accepted prior to 10/1980 prior to 10/1980 effective 10/1980 136 68 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/> 98 136 N/A <URL: javascript:void(0)/*413*/>

Mensa reserves the right to alter or change these scores as the tests shown are renormed or restandardized. Mensa will appraise all applications individually and reserves the right to make the final determination about the acceptability of any test. Please note that all documentation must be the original or a notarized copy of the original. Review of your qualifying scores may be delayed if your documentation does not meet this requirement. N/A These tests no longer correlate with an IQ test. Note that the acceptance date applies to the date you took the test, not the date you join Mensa. You can still join Mensa by using older scores. * Many intelligence test scores will qualify you for Mensa, but Mensa's supervisory psychologists will have to individually appraise the documentation. Almost any test with "achievement" in the title is not acceptable for Mensa admission. American Mensa does not accept unsupervised testing as proof of eligibility, specifically unsupervised testing administered electronically or via Internet-based tests. Unlike most tests, the qualifying score for the GMAT is based on the percentile of the total score. There are three columns on the score report, each with a numerical score and a percentile. You're looking for the percentile next to the score in the "total" column if it's 95 percent or greater, the score qualifies you for Mensa. Submitted documentation must be an original copy mailed from the testing agency, LSAC. Printouts from Web sites or PDFs will not be accepted.
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**** The new military tests are vocational aptitude tests and are not suitable for Mensa admission.

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