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NEO Personality Inventory-3: Four-Factor Version and NEO Five-Factor Inventory-3: Four-Factor Version

Paul T. Costa, Jr., PhD, and Robert R. McCrae, PhD

Provides information about personality domains
Online administration and scoring via PARiConnect
Qualification level:
A degree, certificate, or license to practice in a health care profession or occupation, including (but not limited to) the following: medicine, neurology, nursing, occupational therapy and other allied health care professions, physician's assistants, psychiatry, social work; plus appropriate training and experience in the ethical administration, scoring, and interpretation of clinical behavioral assessment instruments. Certain health care providers may be eligible to purchase selected "B" and "C" level instruments within their area of expertise. Specifically, relevant supervised clinical experience using tests (i.e., internship, residency, etc.) in combination with formal coursework ( i.e., Tests and Measurement, Individual Assessment, or equivalent) qualifies a health care provider to purchase certain restricted products. Any PAR Customer already qualified to purchase a "B" or "C" level product, is also qualified to purchase an "S" level product. If you are not already qualified to purchase a "B"or "C" level product from PAR, please download and complete the special Qualification Form for Medical and Allied Health Professionals. (You will need Adobe Acrobat to view.) Close

Test Employees on Four Domains of Personality


Both the NEO-PI-3: Four-Factor Version and the NEO-FFI-3: Four-Factor Version are designed for use in human resources and personal counseling settings involving activities such as career counseling, career development, and employee training. 

  • measure of four dimensions of personality: Agreeableness (A), Conscientiousness (C), Extraversion (E), and Openness to Experience (O). Neuroticism is not included.
  • Administer and score digitally on PARiConnect.


Features and benefits

  • Items, normative data, and scoring are taken from the E, O, A, and C factors of the NEO-PI-3 or NEO-FFI-3. A self-report form (Form S) and an observer form (Form R) are available. 
  • Two administration options on PARiConnect.
    • NEO-PI-3: Four-Factor Version contains a 192 item questionnaire
    • NEO-FFI-3: Four-Factor Version contains a 48 item questionnaire