For Higher Ed Professionals
The SAT democratizes access to higher education for all students. Learn about the test's design, scoring, and capacity to support college success.
Benefits of the SAT
The SAT has changed significantly over its more than 100-year history and offers a wide range of benefits to students, educators, and higher ed professionals.
Attitudes Toward College Admission and the SAT
Survey data show that more than 80% of students and parents across racial and gender demographics want the option to send their SAT scores for college admission, either as optional or required. Colleges continue to use the SAT for a wide range of purposes including admissions and scholarship decisions, course placement, and early identification for academic support.
SAT and College Enrollment
Learn how the SAT informs college recruitment, admission, and success.