Testing Center

MoGEA Testing

The Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) is a part of the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessment (MEGA) battery of exams. The MoGEA is the qualifying exam for entrance into the Education program at Missouri Western and other Missouri universities.

Free Preparation Workshop

For more information visit www.missouriwestern.edu/cas/workshops/.


Register for the MoGEA online at http://www.mo.nesinc.com/.


The MoGEA test will be given in Spratt Hall 212. Visitor parking is available in Lot C near the building for non-Missouri Western students. Look for the “Cronkite and Visitor Parking” signs.

You can find a campus map here: https://aps1.missouriwestern.edu/map/index.asp. You should plan to be here at least 15 minutes prior to the test start time.

Sitting Fee

In addition to the $49 (or $25 for a subtest) paid online to MoGEA, a $25 sitting fee for the full test (or $7 per subtest) must be paid to Missouri Western when checking in for the test. Please bring exact change or a check. We are unable to take debit or credit cards in the testing lab.


The four subject tests are:

  • Reading Comprehension and Interpretation (1 hour & 15 min.)
  • Writing: (1 hour)
  • Mathematics (1 hour & 15 min.)
  • Science and Social Studies (1 hour)

Passing Score

Examinees must pass all four subtests. Passing scores are listed below:

  • Reading Comprehension and Interpretation: 202
  • Writing: 193
  • Mathematics: 180
  • Science and Social Studies: 188


If you require accommodations please contact Tammy Norris at 271-4194 or by email at tglise@missouriwestern.edu

What to Bring

  • Government-issued photo ID (Student ID will NOT be accepted)
  • Water (Clear bottle only)
  • Sitting fee (exact change in cash or check or money order)

What NOT to Bring

  • Your cell phone. Cell phones are NOT allowed in testing rooms.
  • Calculator. No calculators are permitted.
  • Tobacco products
  • Visitors, including children, other relatives or friends
  • Weapons of any kind
    Any personal items that you bring to the test site must be stored in a designated secure area. This includes watches, wallets, and purses in addition to the following items:
  • Electronic communication devices, visual or audio recording or listening devices, scanning devices, or any device with an on/off option, including, but not limited to, MP3 players, PDAs, pagers, computers, CDs, removable storage devices, calculator watches, clocks or watches with alarms, spellcheckers, etc.
  • Unauthorized calculators and calculator manuals
  • Handwritten or printed materials such as dictionaries, notebooks, scratch paper, textbooks, etc.
  • Packages and bags of any kind, such as backpacks, briefcases, etc.
  • Hats or headwear, except for those being worn for religious or medical purposes
  • Food and drink, including chewing gum, except for water in a clear bottle
  • Unauthorized aids such as slide rulers, rulers, translation aids, highlighters, etc.
  • Unauthorized medical devices such as inhalers, Epinephrine injections, etc., unless prior approval has been obtained