A note for fall 2021 and fall 2022 first-time freshman: The California State University (CSU) has temporarily suspended the use of ACT/SAT examinations in determining admission eligibility for all CSU campuses for the 2021-2022 academic year. This temporary change of admission eligibility applies only for fall 2021, winter 2022, spring 2022, fall 2022, winter 2023, and spring 2023 admission cycles. For more information, please visit the First-Time Freshman Guidance and the First-Time Freshman Frequently Asked Questions pages.
UC will not consider SAT or ACT test scores when making admissions decisions or awarding scholarships. Test scores submitted as part of the application may be used as an alternate method of fulfilling minimum requirements for eligibility or for course placement after matriculation at UC.
Please follow the link below for more information form the UC Counselors page
Use this link to access the application for reduced fees for AP exams:
Advanced Placement Reduced Fee Application
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.
- Visit the College Board Website to Search for Testing Centers
- Visit the College Board Website to Search for Test Center Closures
- Visit the College Board Website for the Latest Information on PSAT and SAT COVID updates
American College Testing (ACT)
The ACT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States.
- Visit the ACT Website to Search for Testing Center Locations
- Visit the ACT Website to Search for Test Center Closures
- Visit the ACT Website for the Latest Information on ACT COVID Updates
- The next administration dates for
ACT Date Registration Deadline Late Registration
Please Note the following:
- The California State University (CSU) has suspend the use of ACT/SAT examinations in determining admission eligibility for all CSU campuses, but can use them for placement in appropriate level of course instruction/
- The University of California (UC) Board of Regents unanimously voted to make standardized testing optional.However, it is still recommended. Find out which UC campuses recommend testing.