SAT tests (in English)

SAT includes a Reading Test, Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test. The SAT has an optional essay component. See the key features. The total time taking SAT (critical reading skills, math and writing skills) is 180 minutes.  Registration for fall 2021 test dates opened in July, 2021. 

International SAT test dates 2021-22 (last day to register):
fall 2021: 2021: 28.8. (30.7.), 2.10. (3.9.) and 4.12. (4.11.)
spring 2022: 12.3. (11.2.) and 7.5. (8.4.)

The SAT Subject tests will no longer be offered after June 5, 2021.  

Please note that the SAT test dates can be full before the final deadline to sign up. Especially  the May and December test dates are often booked full early.  If you know that you definitely have to do the test in May or December, please sign up early.

Sign up at Collegeboard website
To sign up for SAT and SAT Subject test, you need to register at www.collegeboard.org Payment by credit card only (no Visa Electron). Cash is not accepted as a payment.

The test site
The SAT tests are held in one location during the 2021-22 semester: Aalto University Otaniemi campus /Kandidaattikeskus (Otakaari 1 F, Espoo).
– You need to be at the location on the test day at 7.45.
– Please note when you register, that the International School of Helsinki and the ENglish School also organize SAT tests. Their test location is not Aalto University.
College Board requires all test takers  to wear a mask for the duration of your administration, regardless of vaccination status.

Test fees
– 104 USD (SAT $55 + international registration fee $49)

Test day
Be at the location at 7.45. If you are late (arriving after 8.00), you will not be able to participate on the test.  Please bring with you your admission ticket printed from the Collegeboard website, valid photo ID, pen and eraser and a calculator (if you are participating in the math test).

Please be aware that the preparation for the test will take some time. Event that you have to be at the test location at 7.45, the actual test will begin closer to 9.00. Also please note that during the SAT test there will be some short breaks that are not included into the total test time.

For more information about SAT tests in Finland please contact Please note that test place, Aalto University, does not answer SAT test related questions.