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Sending Scores

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How to Send Scores

Most colleges require applicants to send them official score reports directly from the College Board — they do not accept copies of online score reports or score report labels on transcripts. You can ask College Board to send score reports to colleges before or after test day.

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Before Test Day

You can send four free score reports to colleges every time you register for the SAT. This is the fastest way to send scores to colleges and scholarship programs — and there’s no fee. Many colleges view receiving your scores early as a demonstration of your interest.

After Test Day

You can still send four free score reports to colleges up to nine days after the test — after that there's a fee, unless you’re eligible for an SAT fee waiver.

Score Delivery Timeline

The timeframe for score delivery depends on the way a college chooses to receive scores. Once colleges receive your scores, processing could take a week.

Score Sending Options

Use Score Choice™ to choose which scores you send to colleges.
Sign in to switch score recipients if you changed your mind about which colleges you want to send score reports to.


While ACT automatically sends your scores from the ACT® test to the places you requested when you registered, you can have your ACT scores sent to other colleges and scholarship agencies, even after you test. Requests are processed after your tests have been scored and all scores for your test option—the ACT or the ACT with writing—are ready.
When ordering online, you can choose between a regular report and a priority report. Priority reports can only be sent within the United States. Phone requests are only available as priority reports.

Regular report
Processed within one week after your request is received, ACT delivers regular reports to colleges and agencies you've selected depending on their preferred schedule—at least every two weeks.

Fees (effective through 8/31/2017)

Tested after 9/1/2014

$12.00 per test date per report

Priority report (only to locations within the US)
Processed within two working days after your request, priority reports are usually delivered three to four business days later.

$16.50 per test date per report