The SAT is a three-hour, primarily multiple-choice, paper-pencil standardized test used for admission into undergraduate programs at Georgia State University. The SAT consists of the following:

Critical Reading
Two 25-minute sections and one 20 minute section

Two 25-minute sections and one 20-minute section
Calculator use permitted (refer to SAT web site or registration bulletin for restrictions)
Some questions do not include answer choices

One 25-minute section for a student-written essay and
two multiple choice sections (25 minutes and 10 minutes)

One 25-minute equating section of verbal, math, or writing questions that does not count toward score

The SAT is offered seven times a year. For information on the test schedule and registering for a future test date, consult the College Board SAT information website. Information is available for registering in the following manners:

  • Online at the College Board Website (credit card is required).
  • Using the registration folder; these are available in the Georgia State University Counseling and Testing Center, as well as at most local high schools.
  • By phone, by calling 800-728-7267, an additional $10.00 fee will be applied (credit card required). Available only to candidates who are re-registering.
  • Standby (see registration bulletin or College Board SAT information website for details).

Test candidates are strongly encouraged to review the College Board SAT information website and/or registration bulletin for policies regarding scheduling and rescheduling, required identification on test day, and calculator usage.