Test Dates and Deadlines

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SAT Subject Tests share test dates with the SAT, with one exception—SAT Subject Tests aren't offered in March.

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2016-17 SAT Subject Test Dates

Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S. To see international test dates, visit International Dates and Deadlines.

2016-17 SAT Subject Tests U.S. Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline

May 6, 2017

April 7, 2017

April 18, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

April 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

June 3, 2017

May 9, 2017

May 16, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

May 24, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Important:

New Score Release Policies

Starting in October, you’ll get your Subject Test scores faster. Learn more about the changes.

2017-18 SAT Subject Test Dates

Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S. To see international test dates, visit International Dates and Deadlines.

2017-18 SAT Subject Tests U.S. Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 26, 2017

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July 28, 2017

August 8, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

August 15, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

October 7, 2017

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September 8, 2017

September 19, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

September 27, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

November 4, 2017

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October 5, 2017

October 17, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

October 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

December 2, 2017

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November 2, 2017

November 14, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

November 21, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 5, 2018

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April 6, 2018

April 17, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

April 25, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018

May 15, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

May 23, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Important Information: Dates and Deadlines

  • U.S. deadlines apply to students testing in the United States and U.S. territories.
  • U.S. registration materials that are mailed must be postmarked by the U.S. deadlines. The deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.
  • Additional fees apply if you register late or make changes to your test type (that is, changing from SAT to SAT Subject Tests or vice versa), center, or date after registering. Find out how to make registration changes and get deadlines.
  • Sunday administrations usually take place the day after each Saturday test date. Please note two exceptions: Sunday testing for the October 7, 2017 administration will be held October 15, 2017, and Sunday testing for the October 3, 2020 administration will be held October 18, 2020.
  • If you miss even the late registration deadline, you may be able to register for the waitlist — learn what’s required.

Important Information: SAT Subject Test Policies

  • You can take up to three SAT Subject Tests on a single test date.
  • You can’t take the SAT Subject Tests and the SAT on the same test date.
  • When you register, you must tell us which SAT Subject Test(s) you plan to take. You can change your mind on test day, with limits. Learn more. 
  • You can take only one Biology Subject Test per test date. After the first 60 questions, you have to choose either Biology Ecological or Biology Molecular; you can’t take both.
  • You can use calculators only on the Mathematics Level 1 and Level 2 Subject Tests.
  • The Language with Listening tests are offered only in November.
  • The Language with Listening tests are always given in the first hour of testing. You can take only one Language with Listening test per test date.

Anticipated SAT Subject Test Dates

These tables list U.S. SAT Subject Test dates. See international test dates.

2018-19 SAT Subject Test Dates

SAT Subject Test Dates by Subject, 2018-19 School Year, U.S.
Subject Test August 25, 2018 October 6, 2018 November 3, 2018 December 1, 2018 May 4, 2019 June 1, 2019
Literature X X X X X X
U.S. History X X X X X X
World History X     X   X
Mathematics Level 1 X X X X X X
Mathematics Level 2 X X X X X X
Biology E/M X X X X X X
Chemistry X X X X X X
Physics X X X X X X
French X X   X X X
German           X
Spanish X X   X X X
Modern Hebrew           X
Italian           X
Latin       X   X
French with Listening     X      
German with Listening     X      
Spanish with Listening     X      
Chinese with Listening     X      
Japanese with Listening     X      
Korean with Listening     X      

Dates are subject to change.

2019-20 SAT Subject Test Dates

SAT Subject Test Dates by Subject, 2019-20 School Year, U.S.
Subject Test August 24, 2019 October 5, 2019 November 2, 2019 December 7, 2019 May 2, 2020 June 6, 2020
Literature X X X X X X
U.S. History X X X X X X
World History X     X   X
Mathematics Level 1 X X X X X X
Mathematics Level 2 X X X X X X
Biology E/M X X X X X X
Chemistry X X X X X X
Physics X X X X X X
French X X   X X X
German           X
Spanish X X   X X X
Modern Hebrew           X
Italian           X
Latin       X   X
French with Listening     X      
German with Listening     X      
Spanish with Listening     X      
Chinese with Listening     X      
Japanese with Listening     X      
Korean with Listening     X      

Dates are subject to change.

2020-21 SAT Subject Test Dates

SAT Subject Test Dates by Subject, 2020-21 School Year, U.S.
Subject Test August 22, 2020 October 3, 2020 November 7, 2020 December 5, 2020 May 8, 2021 June 5, 2021
Literature X X X X X X
U.S. History X X X X X X
World History X     X   X
Mathematics Level 1 X X X X X X
Mathematics Level 2 X X X X X X
Biology E/M X X X X X X
Chemistry X X X X X X
Physics X X X X X X
French X X   X X X
German           X
Spanish X X   X X X
Modern Hebrew           X
Italian           X
Latin       X   X
French with Listening     X      
German with Listening     X      
Spanish with Listening     X      
Chinese with Listening     X      
Japanese with Listening     X      
Korean with Listening     X      

Dates are subject to change.