Australian Council for Educational Research
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STAT scores are reported as a mark on a scale with a mean of 150, and a range of between 100 and 200. Some scores may exceed this range at either end of the scale. Scores are not represented as a percentage as there is no pass or fail score on STAT. Reporting the score as a percentage may lead some individuals to assume that a percentage of 49% or less indicates a fail. Rather, the STAT score scale reflects the differing abilities of the candidates and the different degrees of difficulty of the test items.
STAT scores are intended to provide a relative estimate of a candidate's ability compared to other potential or past applicants. Although STAT scores are an objective measure of a candidate's academic capacity, other factors play a key role in the final determination of academic success. Such factors include the candidate's motivation, application, determination and perseverance.
Institutions often request information on the percentage of candidates receiving scores below a certain STAT score (referred to as a percentile ranking). For example, a candidate with a STAT score of 160 will have a percentile rank of 77.3 . Therefore, this candidate had achieved a higher score than 77.3% of the test-taking population in the reference year.
If you sit for STAT outside Australia, you would expect to receive your results within 6-8 weeks of your test date.
If you sit for STAT within Australia, you would expect to receive your results within 4-6 weeks of your test date.
All STAT results are provided to candidates via postal service. Results are never released over the phone or electronically.
Results are issued by Tertiary Admission Centres or institutions. ACER does not release results directly to candidates.
If you wish to have results from a previous year re-issued, you must contact the Tertiary Admission Centre which administered your original STAT sitting to request a copy. Most centres charge a small fee for this service.
If you sat STAT in an overseas location, you must request a re-issue of your results from the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) via this form: http://www.tisc.edu.au/static-fixed/download/results-request.pdf