Millon® College Counseling Inventory
Overview: Brief, comprehensive personality inventory specifically designed for college populations.
Age Range: College and university students 16-40 years old
Administration: Paper-and-pencil, CD, computer or online administration
Completion Time: 20–25 minutes (150 items, Likert scale)
Scores/Interpretation: Normed on 564 college and university students from ages 17-45
Scoring Options: Q-global™ web based, Q Local™ Software, Manual Scoring, or Mail-in Scoring
Publication Date: 2006
The MCCI® (Millon® College Counseling Inventory) is a multi-dimensional personality assessment that can help you address your struggling students' concerns and get them back to a healthy state-of-mind.
Normed on college and university students and taking only 20 minutes to administer, this easy-to-interpret test addresses student-specific issues, including:
- Stress and Anxiety
- Adjustment and Relationship Difficulties
- Alcohol/Drug Abuse
- Suicidal Ideation
How to Use This Test
The MCCI offers support to college counseling professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and other mental health and guidance personnel. This dynamic instrument can help you:
- Confirm personality and diagnostic hypotheses
- Document students' problematic tendencies and concerns
- Contribute to personalized treatment planning
- Monitor treatment interventions and assess outcomes
- Make appropriate referrals to outside clinics
- The MCCI was normed on college and university students ages 16-40 years old, and incorporates themes closely associated with students facing the stresses of college life.
- This practical tool helps assess a broad range of factors using one multidimensional instrument.
- Taking 25 minutes or less to complete, the MCCI test helps gather a wealth of information in a minimal amount of time--an important consideration for busy college counselors and on-the-go students.
Response IssuesV Validity
Personality Styles (Non-clinical Patterns)1 Introverted
Severe Personality Tendencies (Clinical)9 Borderline
Expressed ConcernsA Mental Health Upset
B Identity Quandaries
C Family Disquiet
D Peer Alienation
E Romantic Distress
F Academic Concerns
G Career Confusion
H Abusive Experiences
I Living Arrangement Problems
J Financial Burdens
K Spiritual Doubts
Clinical SignsAA Suicidal Tendencies
BB Depressive Outlook
DD Post Traumatic Stress
EE Eating Disorders
FF Anger Dyscontrol
GG Attention (Cognitive) Deficits
II Alcohol Abuse
JJ Drug Abuse
The MCCI is exclusively normed on college and university students, presenting an appropriate comparison group. Encompassing 564 individuals ages 17-45 from 33 college counseling centers located across the United States, the normative base accommodates a broad population, including older students who are now typical on college campuses.
The MCCI instrument includes a detailed Interpretive Report that synthesizes individual test results. This valuable component highlights personality styles, critical concerns and treatment strategies that address issues particularly relevant to college students.
Scoring and/or Reporting Options
Q-global™ Web-based Administration, Scoring, and Reporting – Enables you to quickly assess and efficiently organize examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate comprehensive reports all via the Web.
Q Local™ Scoring and Reporting Desktop Software - Enables you to score assessments, report results, and store and export data on your computer.
Mail-in Scoring Service - Specially designed answer sheets are mailed to Pearson for processing within 24–48 hours of receipt; results returned via regular mail.
Getting Started with the Q-global Training Series
View these brief training modules about Q-global:
- Module 1: Gaining Access to Q-global
- Module 2: Signing in and setting up your account
- Module 3: Managing sub-accounts
- Module 4: How to generate reports
Free CD-based training for the MCCI test now available! Earn up to three CE credits. Get more information.