The PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT/NMSQT can qualify you for the National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarships.

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Before Test Day

Content on the PSAT/NMQT is very similar to the SAT, with reading, math, and writing and language sections.

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Scholarships and Recognition

Several scholarships use PSAT/NMSQT scores to find eligible juniors. Other partners and programs can help you get funding for college and academic honors.

Test and Score Release Dates

Test Dates

The PSAT/NMSQT is offered on a primary test day, Saturday, and alternate test day.

Get Test Dates

Score Release Dates

PSAT/NMSQT scores are typically available online 4–6 weeks after the test administration.

Know When to Expect Scores

For K-12 Educators

Assessment Reporting for K-12 Educators

The score reporting portal offers educator score reports with detailed data.

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Scheduling and Ordering the PSAT/NMSQT

Prepare to administer the PSAT/NMSQT by choosing a test date, reviewing fees, and ordering the test.

Plan Your School's Test Administration

Fee Waivers

Schools can request PSAT/NMSQT fee waivers for eligible juniors.

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