2021 - 2022 SAT Test Dates & ACT Test Dates

SAT Test Dates

SAT Exam Date

Registration Deadline

Last Registration

Deadline

Scores Released

June 5, 2021

May 6

May 26

July 14

August 28, 2021

July 30

Aug 17

Sept 20

October 2, 2021

Sept 3

Sept 21

Oct 14

November 6, 2021

Oct 6

Oct 26

Nov 18

December 4, 2021

Nov 4

Nov 23

Dec 17

March 12, 2022

Feb 11

Mar 1

Mar 25

May 7, 2022

Apr 7

Apr 26

May 20

June 4, 2022

May 5

May 25

July 13

Learn more by visiting the official SAT College Board Website


ACT Test Dates

ACT Exam Date

Registration Deadline

Last Registration 

Deadline

Scores Released

June 12, 2021

May 7

May 21

June 22

July 17, 2021

June 18

June 25

July 27

September 11, 2021

Aug 6

Aug 20

Sept 27

October 23, 2021

Sept 17

Oct 1

Nov 9

December 11, 2021

Nov 5

Nov 19 

Dec 21

February 12, 2022

Jan 7 

Jan 21

Feb 25

April 2, 2022

Feb 25

Mar 11

Apr 12

June 11, 2022

May 6

May 20

June 21

July 16, 2022

Jun 17 

Jun 24

July 26

Learn more by visiting the official ACT Website

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Where should I take the test?

All testing centers follow the same procedures so there is no material difference with the test. However, choosing the right test center matters. The primary factors to consider are whether you want to take it surrounded by familiar faces or strangers, distance from your home, and other miscellaneous info on the surroundings. 


The best place to take the SAT is where you feel comfortable -- same goes for the ACT. Consider that if you take it at your local high school, you'll probably see a lot of your friends. Will you be happy to joke around or unload with them? Or will you be stressed out by all the familiar faces? If you'd rather take the test in obscurity than sign up at a small high school that is offering if the test. 


The second thing to consider is how far the testing center is from your house. The SAT is early Saturday morning and groggy students don't crush the SAT. We recommend choosing a place close to home so students can get a few extra minutes of sleep and not spend too much time in the car building up nerves. 


Lastly, we recommend considering any other variables. Do the portables in Cypress Bay High School always freeze like Antarctica? Then either bring a sweater or choose a different location. Does Nova High School have some notoriously uncomfortable seating? Hopefully they fixed it by now. The idea is clear: If there is some lurking factor you are aware of either plan ahead or avoid it. 


Generally we recommend taking the SAT or ACT at larger schools because they are more comfortable administering the test and there is less likely to be an administrative error. Cypress Bay High School, Western High School, and Nova High School all do a great job.


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