If you're set on going to optometry school, you'll have to conquer the OAT first. Here's a brief overview of the test.

OAT Quick Facts

Duration 4 hours, 45 minutes, Including Breaks
Sections Sciences, Reading, Physics, and Quantitative
Cost $235
Max. Score 400
Avg. Score 300

What is the OAT and why is it important?

The Optometry Admission Testing Program (OAT ) is required for anyone applying for admission to schools and colleges of optometry.

What specifically does the OAT test?

The OAT has four tests, covering four different areas: Survey of the Natural Sciences, Reading Comprehension, Physics, and Quantitative Reasoning. See more information about each section. .

How is the OAT scored?

The OAT provides scaled scores between 200–400. The average score is 300.

How do I register?

The best way to register is to go online to www.opted.org . It costs $213 to register.

How can I prepare?

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