ACT/SAT Information

act booksThe ACT test or the SAT test results are required for admittance to most colleges and universities in the United States. Usually, colleges and universities will take either test results. Check with the school you want to attend to see which test they prefer.

The ACT Test

The ACT is the leading US college admissions readiness test measuring what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for college. The ACT includes tests of English, Reading, Math and Science. To find out more and to register.

The ACT test dates for this 2016 -2017 school year are as follows:

  • Test Date: September 10
    Registration Deadline: 2016 August 7
    Late Fee Required: 2016 August 8-19, 2016
  • Test Date: October 22
    Registration Deadline: 2016 September 16
    Late Fee Required: 2016 September 17-30, 2016
  • Test Date: December 10
    Registration Deadline: 2016 November 4
    Late Fee Required: 2016 November 5-18, 2016
  • Test Date: February 11, 2017
    Registration Deadline: January 13, 2017
    Late Fee Required: January 14-20, 2017
  • Test Date: April 8, 2017
    Registration Deadline: March 3, 2017
    Late Fee Required: March 4-24, 2017
  • Test Date: June 10, 2017
    Registration Deadline: May 5, 2017
    Late Fee Required: May 6-19, 2017

The SAT Test

Taking the SAT is the best way to show colleges you have the skills and knowledge they want most. The SAT is administered through College Board. The SAT includes tests of Reading, Writing and Language and Math. Students can show more in-depth mastery of a subject by taking the SAT Subject tests. SAT Subject Tests are college admission tests on specific subjects. They’re the only national admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your strengths and interests. To find out more and to register.

2016–17 SAT Dates

These tables list U.S. SAT test dates. See international SAT test dates.
Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S. SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes

  • SAT Date: Oct 01, 2016
    Registration Deadline: Sep 01, 2016
    Late Registration Deadline: Sep 13, 2016 (for mailed registrations), Sep 20, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Sep 20, 2016
  • SAT Date: Nov 05, 2016
    Registration Deadline: Oct 07, 2016
    Late Registration Deadline: Oct 18, 2016 (for mailed registrations), Oct 25, 2016 (for registrations made
    Deadline for Changes: Oct 25, 2016
  • SAT Date: Dec 03, 2016
    Registration Deadline: Nov 03, 2016
    Late Registration Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 (for mailed registrations), Nov 22, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Nov 22, 2016
  • SAT Date: Jan 21, 2017
    Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2016
    Late Registration Deadline: Jan 03, 2017 (for mailed registrations), Jan 10, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Jan 10, 2017
  • SAT Date: Mar 11, 2017
    Registration Deadline: Feb 10, 2017
    Late Registration Deadline: Feb 21, 2017 (for mailed registrations), Feb 28, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Feb 28, 2017
  • SAT Date: May 06, 2017
    Registration Deadline: Apr 07, 2017
    Late Registration Deadline: Apr 18, 2017 (for mailed registrations), Apr 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Apr 25, 2017
  • SAT Date: Jun 03, 2017
    Registration Deadline: May 09, 2017
    Late Registration Deadline: May 16, 2017 (for mailed registrations), May 24, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: May 24, 2017
  • SAT Date: Aug 26, 2017
    Registration Deadline: Jul 28, 2017
    Late Registration Deadline: Aug 08, 2017 (for mailed registrations), Aug 15, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
    Deadline for Changes: Aug 15, 2017