When is the latest I can take the SAT or ACT?


Information regarding testing for applicants to the Class of 2029

Early Decision (application deadline: November 1)

  • Last test date for SAT: November.

  • Last test date for ACT: October

*Be sure the College Board or ACT knows you're applying to Dartmouth ED so we receive your scores when they're ready. You do not need to rush your scores.

Regular Decision (application deadline: January 2)

  • Last test date for SAT: December.

  • Last test date for ACT: December.

You may self-report your scores on your application, and we will consider these scores until we receive your official scores.

The fastest and most direct way to submit official scores is to request the testing agency report your scores to Dartmouth. You are also welcome to ask your school counselor to submit your scores to Dartmouth with your transcript or by emailing them to submit@dartmouth.edu.