SAT Results and Score

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The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is considered as one of the major exams that one needs to take to apply for undergraduate programs abroad. The SAT is conducted by the College Board and assesses test-takers on three parameters, i.e. writing, reading and mathematics. The SAT results and score are declared within three weeks from the actual day of the test. You can check your result by logging into the College Board portal. This blog brings you a detailed guide on SAT results and score as well as the result dates for 2021-22. 

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Exam Highlights 

Before we explore the key essential features of SAT results and score, let’s take a look onto the key highlights related to the test:

Exam Scholastic Assessment Test 
Mode Paper-based Standardized Test
Sections  Writing, Reading & Mathematics.
Score Range  400-1600
Scores Sent to Colleges Within 10 days after results 

How to Check the SAT Results and Score? 

As the SAT results are scores are announced within three weeks from the exam date, candidates can check their results on the official website of the College Board. Here is a step-by-step guide to getting your SAT results and score online: 

  • Visit the official website of the College and sign in with your user ID and password. 
  • Go to ‘My Organizer’ section
  • Click on ‘SAT scores’
  • You will be redirected to another page where you need to click on ‘Assess my scores’
  • The candidate needs to enter their user credentials again and then and visit ‘my test scores’ section
  • The SAT scorecard will appear on the screen. This scorecard will show your overall score, sectional score, subscore, essay score as well as the percentile score. 

If you registered for the SAT by mail, then you will receive your SAT results and scorecard through the same. You can also get your SAT scores by phone on the day when the results and score are released but you will be required to submit an extra fee.

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Score Range of SAT

SAT Score Range is between 400-1600 while the section-wise range is 200-800. After checking your scores on the College Board, you can send your SAT results and score to your chosen colleges and universities. If you are not satisfied with the SAT results and score, then you can simply opt for “score verification” or you can cancel the scores by clicking on “score cancellation” and your results will not be sent to the respective academic institutions.

Courtesy: College Board

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SAT Results (Important dates)

Now that you have understood the crucial steps about getting your SAT results and score, let’s take a look into the important result dates for the exam. 

SAT Exam Date (2021-2022) Result Release Date (2021-2022)
August 28, 2021 September 10, 2021
October 2, 2021 October 15, 2021
December 4, 2021 December 17, 2021
March 12, 2022 March 25, 2022
May 7, 2022 May 20, 2022

Note: The College Board has recently announced the discontinuation of the SAT Subjects and the SAT Essay.

SAT Results and Score

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SAT Score vs Percentile

Though your SAT results and scorecard will reveal the percentile you have got, you can also calculate an estimate percentile range before getting the actual scores to know what to expect. The following table elucidates upon the score vs percentile comparison.

SAT Overall Score Percentile
1550-1600 99+
1500-1550 98-99+
1450-1500 94-96
1350-1400 91-94
1300-1350 86-91
1250-1300 81-86
1200-1250 74-81
1150-1200 67-74
1100-1150 58-67
1050-1100 49-58
1000-1050 40-49
950-1000 31-40
900-950 23-31
850-900 16-23
800-850 10-16
750-800 5-10
700-750 2-5
650-700 1-2
600-650 1- to 1
450-600 1-


When to expect the SAT score?

You can check your SAT results and score within three weeks of the exam date and those who have registered by mail, a paper scorecard will be sent to them by the Collegeboard.

How to check my SAT results?

The SAT results and score can be checked by visiting the official website of the Collegeboard and signing in with your official user ID and password. If you had registered for SAT by mail, then you will receive a paper scorecard.

What is a good SAT score for 2020?

Here is a clear picture that can help you understand a good SAT score for 2020:

SAT Score

Thus, we hope that this blog has provided you with the essentials of getting your SAT results and score. Exams like SAT need a decisive strategy and meticulous preparation to ace the test with flying colour. Book an online demo session with our experts at Leverage Edu and let us guide you throughout your preparation process for the SAT exam as well as sorting out the admission process to apply for your chosen program abroad!

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