2016 - 2017 SAT Test Dates and Deadlines
This year's test dates, normal registration deadlines, late registration deadlines, and score availability are posted below. The test dates and deadlines below are confirmed officially by the College Board. Score availability is confirmed for the October, November, and December dates; the rest of the release times are estimated based on our rigorous analysis of past years. All of these dates are for the redesigned version of the SAT.
*The late registration deadline is one week earlier if you are registering by mail.
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