SAT

SAT

The SAT is a college admission test that is recognized globally. It measures your knowledge of reading, writing and math and your SAT score helps determine which universities you can attend in the United States.

The College Board has recently launched a new SAT for the first time in 11 years! We encourage you to prep early with Kaplan if you are taking the first administration of the new SAT which will be in May 2016 (March 2016 US only).

The (new) SAT is 3 hours long (or 3 hours and 50 minutes with the optional essay) and is divided into the following sections:

New SAT (Class of 2017 and beyond)
Scoring
  • Score is based out of 1600 points – 800 for Math; 800 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing. Optional essay will receive a separate score
  • Subscores and insight scores available.
  • No wrong answer penalty
Anatomy
  • 1 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing test; 65-minute Reading section, 35-minute Language and Writing section
  • 1 Math test; 55-minute section with calculator, 25-minute section without calculator
  • 4 answer choices for multiple choice questions
  • 1 essay test (optional but most universities will require it; 50 minutes in length)
Timing
  • 3 hours; 3 hours 50 minutes with optional essay
Pricing
  • $45 USD + Non U.S Regional Fee (without essay) / $57 USD + Non U.S Regional Fee (with optional essay)
Administration
  • Available digitally and in print
  • Questions focus on in-depth analysis of content
Essay
  • Students have 50 minutes to analyze a 650-750 word document and draft an essay
  • Tests reading, analysis and writing skills; requires students to analyze a source document and explain how the author builds an argument
  • Optional, however most universities will require the essay. Please check with the university you want to attend.
Math
  • Concentrated focus on problem-solving and data analysis, “The Heart of Algebra,” “Passport to Advanced Math”
  • Real-world problem-solving accompanied by informational graphics
  • Calculator permitted for 37 questions, not permitted for 20 questions
  • Multiple choice and grid-in questions, 1 enhanced grid-in question
Reading and Writing
  • Reading and Writing combined into “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing”
  • Reading section does not contain Sentence Completions
  • Tests understanding on passages from U.S. and World Literature, History/Social Studies, and Sciences (500-850 words)
  • Writing and language: tests “Expression of Ideas” and “Standard English Conventions” through passages relating to Careers, History/Social Studies, Humanities and Science
  • Questions pull from extended prose (400-450 words)

SAT Registration Dates

How can I register for the SAT?

Register online at www.collegeboard.com or by calling +1-866-756-7346.

How much does it cost to take the SAT?

$45.00 USD without essay/$57.00 USD with essay (+ Non U.S Regional Fee)

2022–23 School Year Test Dates

SAT Test Date* Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes, Regular Cancellation,
and Late Registration
Aug 27, 2022 Jul 29, 2022 Aug 16, 2022
Oct 1, 2022 Sept 2, 2022 Sept 20, 2022
Nov 5, 2022** Oct 7, 2022 Oct 25, 2022
Dec 3, 2022 Nov 3, 2022 Nov 22, 2022
Mar 11, 2023 Feb 10, 2023

Register

Feb 28, 2023
May 6, 2023 Apr 7, 2023

Register

Apr 25, 2023
June 3, 2023 May 4, 2023

Register

May 23, 2023
*Your registration options will be limited if you aren’t taking the SAT for one of its main purposes.

**United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands only.

Anticipated 2023–24 School Year Test Dates

SAT Test Date* Registration Deadline Deadline for Regular Cancellation
Aug 26, 2023 Paper: Jul 28, 2023
Digital: Aug 11, 2023
Aug 15, 2023
Oct 7, 2023 Paper: Sept 8, 2023
Digital: Sept 22, 2023
Sept 26, 2023
Nov 4, 2023 Paper: Oct 6, 2023
Digital: Oct 20, 2023
Oct 24, 2023
Dec 2, 2023 Paper: Nov 3, 2023
Digital: Nov 17, 2023
Nov 21, 2023
Mar 9, 2024 Feb 23, 2024 Feb 27, 2024**
May 4, 2024 Apr 19, 2024 Apr 23, 2024**
June 1, 2024 May 17, 2024 May 21, 2024**
*Your registration options will be limited if you aren’t taking the SAT for one of its main purposes.

**Subject to change.

SAT At A Glance

SAT Test Tips

Are you ready to take the SAT? How would you score if you take the SAT today? We’ll help you become familiar with what to expect on Test Day with our free practice test options so you can raise your confidence — and your score.

Interested in taking the SAT and want to prepare for it? Our SAT Test Prep courses are here to assist you. Contact us if you need more information.


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      Choose Your Campus *

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