Accepted at dream schools everywhere.

You have an advantage on the SAT. Students who took the PSAT/NMSQT historically score higher than those who did not.

Any college. Anywhere.

All colleges and universities in the U.S. accept the SAT and always have. So whether you want to stay in your home state or go somewhere else, the SAT can help you realize your dreams.

Check out schools near you that are College Board members.

    • Ashford University
    • California State University–Northridge
    • California State University–Fullerton
    • California State University–Long Beach
    • San Diego State University
    • University of California–Los Angeles
    • University of California–Davis
    • University of California–Berkeley
    • University of California–Irvine
    • California State University–Sacramento
    • San Francisco State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of California–San Diego
    • California State Polytechnic University–Pomona
    • California State University–Los Angeles

The SAT offers you advantages the ACT doesn’t.

Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy

Students who take the SAT can get a free, personalized SAT study plan on Khan Academy™ based on their PSAT/NMSQT results.

More Time per Question

The SAT offers you 43% more time per question than the ACT®, giving you time to think and feel more confident about your answers.

No Separate Science Section

You'll find science concepts throughout the SAT reading passages.

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