Reserve your seat for the SAT

The SAT® is offered to students in the U.S. and around the world in August (U.S. only), October, November (U.S. only), December, March, May, and June (U.S. only). Register for the SAT today.

The Top 6 Reasons to Choose the SAT

Test takers say that the SAT is more straightforward and more applicable to what they have been learning in school.

Free Practice Tools

Free, personalized study plans on Khan Academy® are the best way to get ready for the SAT.

No Penalty for Guessing

You no longer lose points for wrong answers (90% of your peers think that’s awesome).

Relevant Math Problems

You only need to know the concepts that are aligned with college and career success.

More Time per Question

That’s 43% more time than you have on the ACT to think about your answers and feel confident.

Everyday SAT Vocabulary

Say goodbye to the “super advanced words no one has ever seen before.”

No Separate Science Section

You will find science concepts throughout the SAT reading passages.

Just the Facts

Have a good photo handy.

You’ll need to upload a photo that makes you easy to recognize (like a school picture or passport photo).

What the SAT costs.

$46 for the SAT, and $60 for the SAT with Essay. If you have a fee waiver, you’ll need to enter its 12-digit code and your counselor’s name when you register.

Where to test.

The SAT is given at local high schools and test centers. During registration, you’ll be able to select the most convenient location.