Students are required to use the Mount’s CEEB code each time when registering for a standardized te
Detailed information regarding each standardized test can be found on the College Board Website and the ACT website.
Offered: 7 times/year
Duration: 3 hours, 45 minutes
Sections: Math, Critical Reading, Writing
Max. Score: 800 per section
Registration: SAT registration deadlines fall approximately five weeks before each test date. Check the College Board website for specific dates.
Colleges and universities use the SAT to assist in admission decisions, however, it is important to reach out to the school to be certain of their admission process.
Offered: 6 times/year
Duration: 3 hours, 3½ hours including essay
Sections: English, Math, Reading, Science and optional 30-minute Writing Test
Cost: $34 - $49.50
Max. Score: 36
Scoring: One ACT score (1 to 36) is earned on each test (English, Math, Reading and Science) as well as a composite ACT score, which is an average of the four tests.
SAT Subject Tests/SAT II’s
Duration: 1 hour
20 Subject Tests in five general subjects: English, History, Languages, Mathematics and Science.
Some colleges use Subject Tests to place students in appropriate courses. Make sure that the schools you are applying to require these tests prior to registration for the test.