ACT Test Dates:

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration (Extra Fee Required) ACT scores released beginning
June 11, 2016 May 6, 2016 May 7-20, 2016 June 21, 2016
September 10, 2016 August 5, 2016 August 6-9, 2016 September 20, 2016*
October 22, 2016 September 16, 2016 September 17-30, 2016 November 8, 2016*
December 10, 2016 November 4, 2016 November 5-18, 2016 December 20, 2016*
February 11, 2017 (except New York and internationally) January 6, 2017 January 7-20, 2017 February 22, 2017*
April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4-17, 2017 April 18, 2017*
June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6-19, 2017 June 20, 2017*

*These are projected score release dates based on past history. The ACT has not yet released precise score release dates for these months. But we will update this chart when it does!

SAT Test Dates:

Test Date Normal Registration Late Registration Online Score Release
Oct 1, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Oct 20, 2016
Nov 5, 2016 Oct 7, 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Nov 24, 2016
Dec 3, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 Dec 22, 2016
Jan 28, 2017 Dec 30, 2016 Jan 13, 2017 Feb 16, 2017
Mar 11, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 Mar 30, 2017
May 6, 2017 Apr 7, 2017 Apr 21, 2017 May 25, 2017
Jun 3, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 19, 2017 Jun 22, 2017

SATs are given about seven times a year, with more test dates in autumn than spring. They are given on Saturdays, although if you have religious or other qualified reasons you can take the alternate Sunday test dates.