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Test DateRegistration Deadline
June 4, 2016May 5, 2016
2016-2017 SAT dates will be available August 2016.




Students register for the SAT & SAT Subject Tests at


Testing at CSUDH

Report time for the SAT & SAT Subjects is 7:45am to the Small College Complex Courtyard located between SCC buildings 9 & 13. The Small College Complex is adjacent to parking Lot 2. Parking on campus is $6 for the day. A map of campus can be found here.

An admission ticket and current photo ID are required to test. Students should be sure to check out the SAT Test Day Checklist for all test day requirements.



The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test.  It tests a student's knowledge of reading, writing, and math.  Most students take the SAT during their junior or senior years of high school, and almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admissions decisions.

 The new SAT includes a Reading Test, Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test. The SAT has an optional essay component, which some colleges will require. SAT questions focus on skills that matter most for college readiness and success, according to the latest research.

SAT Subjects

SAT Subject Tests are hour-long, content-based tests that allow students to showcase achievement in specific subject areas where they excel.  These are the only national admission tests where students choose the tests that best showcase their achievements and interests.

Available Subjects:

  • Biology/EM
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese with Listening
  • French
  • French with Listening
  • German
  • German with Listening
  • Italian
  • Japanese with Listening
  • Latin
  • Literature
  • Math Level 1
  • Math Level 2
  • Modern Hebrew
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • Spanish with Listening
  • U.S. History
  • World History

Exam preparation, practice test, and additional SAT information is available online:

SAT Scores

Reporting of Scores

SAT scores are reported to CSUDH via electronic file transfer.  It is important that all students provide their social security number on their answer sheets on test day so that their SAT scores can be matched in the CSUDH system.  Please contact the Testing Center and Admissions and Records with any possible name or social security number discrepancy so that scores may be properly entered into the CSUDH system.

How SAT Scores Can Exempt a Student from the EPT and/or ELM


A score of 500 or above on the Critical Reading section of the College Board SAT Reasoning Test can exempt a student from having to complete the EPT.


A score of 550 or above on the Mathematics section of the College Board SAT Reasoning Test or a score of 550 or above on a College Board SAT Subject Test in Mathematics (level 1 or level 2) can exempt a student from having to complete the ELM.