What is the SAT?

The SAT is a college admission test which tests the reading, writing and math skills that you learn in school and are critical for success in college and beyond.

Why should I take the SAT?

The SAT is the nation's most widely used college admission test and is accepted by virtually all colleges and universities.

How much does the SAT cost?


How do I register for the SAT?

Register online at

What should I bring with me to the testing center?

  • Acceptable Identifcation, which includes:
    • Driver's license
    • State-issued ID
    • School identification card
    • Valid passport
    • Student ID Form (that your school can prepare)
    • Talent Identification Program ID/Authorization to Test Form (grades 7 and 8 only)
  • Admission ticket
  • Sharpened No. 2 pencils
  • A permitted calculator. For a list of acceptable calculators and a test day check list, visit the SAT website

How can I learn more about the SAT?

For information about the SAT, visit