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  • Seeing Through the OAT

    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
    duration4 hours, 45 minutes, including breaks
    sectionssciences, reading, physics, and quantitative
    cost$235
    max. score400
    avg. score300

    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?

    We can help. We have prep solutions for every student and every budget.