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Future Years' SAT Test Dates, Schedules, and Deadlines


Future SAT test dates are only confirmed less than a year in advance, but we at PrepScholar have done the hard work of looking at past test date patterns to predict future SAT test dates and registration deadlines.

For 2023 and early 2024, the official timetable is set in stone. But even though they're more uncertain, we can predict future years like 2025, 2026, and 2027 with decent confidence. These predictions have been updated in September 2023 to reflect the latest possible data.

For historical SAT test dates, check out our posts on past SAT test dates from 2022-2023, 2021-2022, 2020-2021, 2019-2020, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, and 2014 and before.



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SAT Test Dates and Deadlines 2023-2024

The following 2023-2024 test dates are confirmed by the College Board.

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 26, 2023 July 28, 2023 August 15, 2023
October 7, 2023 September 7, 2023 September 26, 2023
November 4, 2023 October 5, 2023 October 24, 2023
December 2, 2023 November 2, 2023 November 14, 2023
March 9, 2024* February 23, 2024 February 20, 2024
May 4, 2024* April 19, 2024 April 23, 2024
June 1, 2024* May 16, 2024 May 21, 2024

* Students taking the SAT digitally who need to borrow a device from the College Board must register and request their device at least 30 days before the test date


SAT Test Dates and Deadlines 2024-2025

The 2024-2025 test dates haven't been listed by the College Board yet, tentatively or otherwise. But, by using historical data, we can project when we believe the SAT will be scheduled. For more information about date accuracy, see our note below.

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 24, 2024 July 9, 2024 July 26, 2024
October 5, 2024 August 13, 2024 August 30, 2024
November 2, 2024 September 17, 2024 October 4, 2024
December 7, 2024 November 8, 2024 November 19, 2024
March 8, 2025 January 31, 2025 February 18, 2025
May 3, 2025 April 4, 2025 April 15, 2025
June 7, 2025 May 2, 2025 May 20, 2025



SAT Test Dates and Deadlines 2025-2026

The 2025-2026 test dates also haven't been listed by the College Board yet, tentatively or otherwise. They're based on our own projections. For more information about date accuracy, see our note below. 

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 23, 2025 July 19, 2025 August 9, 2025
October 4, 2025 August 30, 2025 September 20, 2025
November 1, 2025 October 4, 2025 October 18, 2025
December 6, 2025 November 8, 2025 November 22, 2025
March 7, 2026 January 31, 2026 February 21, 2026
May 2, 2026 April 4, 2026 April 18, 2026
June 6, 2026 May 2, 2026 May 23, 2026



SAT Test Dates and Deadlines 2026-2027

Just like the projected dates above, the 2026-2027 test dates haven't been listed by the College Board yet, tentatively or otherwise. For more information about date accuracy for our projections, see our note below. 

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 22, 2026 July 23, 2026 August 11, 2026
October 3, 2026 September 3, 2026 September 22, 2026
November 7, 2026 October 8, 2026 October 27, 2026
December 5, 2026 November 5, 2026 November 24, 2026
March 6, 2027 February 25, 2027 February 23, 2027
May 1, 2027 April 8, 2027 April 20, 2027
June 5, 2027 May 13, 2027 May 25, 2027



How to Use These SAT Test Date Projections

The vast majority of the dates above should be correct. For example, if you're taking the SAT in May 2024 and want to know whether a test date lands on your birthday or not, this calendar will tell you.

At most, our projected dates might be off by a week. However, as it is with all projections, there will always be some margin of error. Feel free to plan your SAT schedule using our calendar. Within a year of your planned test date, check the College Board website for official dates.

As long as you don't bet your life on it, the above SAT dates and deadlines should give you a clear idea of when future SAT tests are likely to be held.




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