If you’re waiting for your SAT scores, you’re probably short on patience. Well, we’ll get straight to the point. In this article you’ll find when the College Board releases SAT scores to students and colleges, and what to do next.

SAT Score Release Dates

SAT Test Date Multiple Choice Scores Released Essay Score Released
June 1, 2019 July 10, 2019 July 10, 2019
August 24, 2019 November 6, 2019 November 8, 2019
October 5, 2019 October 18, 2019 October 20, 2019
November 2, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 17, 2019
December 7, 2019 December 20, 2019 December 22, 2019
March 14, 2020 March 26, 2020 March 28, 2020
May 2, 2020 May 15, 2020 May 17, 2020
June 6, 2020 July 15th, 2020 July 15th, 2020

How long does it usually take for the College Board to release SAT scores?

As you can see from the dates above, it typically takes the College Board (the administrator of the SAT) thirteen days to release multiple choice scores to students, and an additional two days to release essay scores. June test scores take significantly longer due to a higher volume of test-takers.

What are multiple choice scores? Those consist of your total score out of 1600, the score that colleges really care about. (As of 2016, the Essay does not contribute to your score out of 1600, but stands alone as a score out of 24.)

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When does the College Board send scores to colleges?

If you opted ahead of time to send SAT scores to specific colleges, the College Board will typically send them your scores within 10 days of score release.