You may take the SAT at any of the seven administrations offered through the school year, but most students take the SAT once in the spring of their junior year. That way, they can take the test again in the fall of their senior year to see if they can improve their scores.
*To get more information on the changes to the new SAT and view sample questions, visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org.
Taking the SAT in March 2019-20 or later? Visit satpractice.org to get started with Official SAT Practice from Khan Academy.
Don’t let test fees hold you back from taking the SAT or applying to college. Ask your counselor about SAT fee waivers. Visit sat.org/fee-waivers to see if you qualify.
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Late Registration Deadline (Paper)||Late Registration Deadline (Online and Phone)|
|December 7, 2019||November 8, 2019||November 19, 2019||November 26, 2019|
|March 14, 2020||February 14, 2020||February 25, 2020||March 3, 2020|
|May 2, 2020||April 3, 2020||April 14, 2020||April 21, 2020|
|June 6, 2020||May 8, 2020||May 19, 2020||May 27, 2020|
**Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time.
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Late Registration Period (Late Fee Required)|
|Oct 26, 2019||Sept 27, 2019||Oct 13, 2019|
|Dec 14, 2019||Nov 8, 2019||Nov 25, 2019|
|Feb 8, 2020||Feb 29, 2020||Mar 16, 2020|
|Apr 4, 2020||May 8, 2020||May 25, 2020|
|June 13, 2020||June 19, 2020||June 29, 2020|
|July 18, 2020||May 3, 2019||May 17, 2019|
Send up to four score reports free by listing those colleges when you register.
Scores are normally reported 2-8 weeks after you test (5-8 weeks for the ACT with writing). Get your score report through your ACT web account at www.actstudent.org. Scores are posted according to the schedule under the “View Your Scores” link. You may not receive your scores in time to decide if you want to register for the next test date.
If you are looking for information about AP scores for students, go to www.apscore.org.