Official Recognition of the Michigan Tests
Michigan Language Assessment has provided secure, reliable, and trusted international English exams since 1953. The MET, ECCE, and ECPE exams open doors to higher education, professional certification, and employment opportunities. Elementary and middle schools recognize the MYLE and MET Go!, and high schools recognize MET to certify learners and to provide evidence of the quality of their language teaching.
Why recognize Michigan Tests?
The Michigan Tests are only administered by Authorized Test Centers.
Strict registration, administration, and scoring procedures ensure exam security and reliability.
Developed by Experts
Exams are created by a team of assessment experts using a rigorous development process.
What is a Recognizing Organization?
A recognizing organization is an institution that accepts Michigan Language Assessment exam results as official evidence of English language proficiency level for educational or professional purposes.
Benefits of Recognizing the Michigan Tests
- Be confident in your use of reliable and valid measures of proficiency.
- Enhance your outreach to the thousands who take our exams each year.
- Increase visibility for your institution with inclusion on the recognizing organization list on our website.
- Verify test results quickly and at no cost.
- Gain access to the logo and certificate for recognizing organizations.
- Enjoy personalized consultation from our assessment professionals.
Types of Recognizing Organizations
- Ministries of education
- Colleges and universities
- Scholarship organizations
- Government agencies
- Professional certification boards
- Elementary or secondary schools
- Intensive English and pathways programs
- Private language schools
Join the Recognizing Organization Network
We invite you to join our network of recognizing organizations by accepting Michigan Language Assessment exam results as proof of English language proficiency levels.
Using and interpreting MET results
MET is a multilevel exam that evaluates high beginning to advanced levels of English proficiency for high-stakes decisions in educational and professional settings. The following table shows a breakdown of MET overall and section scores by level of proficiency.
|Level of English proficiency||High beginner||Intermediate||High intermediate||Advanced|
- MET score reports provide detailed information about test takers’ results and a comparison of MET score ranges by each skill area with CEFR levels.
- Correlation between MET and MELAB scores. MET is the successor of MELAB, which has been discontinued. If your institution accepted MELAB scores, you can use this concordance table to update your MELAB recognition to MET.
- MET for Higher Education Institutions. Explore how your higher education institution will benefit from recognizing MET; see how MET score ranges compare to the CEFR and to TOEFL iBT score ranges.
- Research reports. Explore a variety of research and technical reports on MET.
Easy access to MET scores: API Connection
More support for recognizing organizations! In addition to securely accessing exam results anytime via our customer portal, recognizing organizations can automatically receive English proficiency results via an application programmer interface (API) connection. The API can be integrated with your CRM for seamless access to test results.
See Who Recognizes the Michigan Tests
The Michigan Tests are accepted as official proof of English language proficiency by schools, institutions, government agencies, and businesses around the world. Explore our database of recognizing organizations.
Request Score Verification
Score verification is a crucial step in qualifying applicants. If you represent an institution and would like to verify test results that have been presented to your institution, please submit the score verification form. This is a free service provided by Michigan Language Assessment.