SAT Results/Scores 2021

Updated by: Nidhi bahl on Sept. 8, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

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SAT Result 2021

The SAT Results or Scores are announced by the College Board. The Board announces the multiple-choice scores and the SAT Essay scores on different dates. Students awaiting their results can access their results, which are usually declared within one or two weeks after the test day, Within 10 days of receiving the scores, the Board sends the scores to selected colleges. Some of the popular colleges that accept SAT scores are Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, University of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of Georgia etc.   

Most colleges require students to send in their SAT scores directly from the College Board. Candidates can send four free score reports to colleges each time they register for the test, in other words, no additional fee is required. Students can send their scores online, by mail or even by phone. Scroll through the page to find all about SAT Results or Scores and how to interpret them.

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How to Access SAT Scores?

Follow the steps given below to access you SAT 2021 scores.

To get the SAT 2021 scores online:

  • Visit the official website of the College Board and log in with your Student ID and Password for the SATs.

  • Follow the instructions to verify the account by using your registration number from the SAT test.

  • Click on the “View Details” CTA.

  • Click on “Download Report” and view your SAT results. You are advised to take a printout of the 2021 SAT Results.

Note: The College Board has directed the students to use a desktop only.

Other ways to Get SAT scores are as follows:

  • Students who register by mail will be sent paper score reports.

  • Students can get their SAT scores by phone after paying an extra fee.

  • Students can also access or request old SAT scores by paying an extra fee.

How is SAT Score Calculated?

Types of SAT Scores

The SAT Scores are released in the following format: 

  • Total Scores: The total score is the sum of the score of the two section and the range lies between 400 -1600.

  • Section Scores: Section Scores lie in the range of 200 - 800 for each of two sections, i.e. the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Mathematics.

  • Test Scores: The range for Reading, Writing & Language and the Math Test scores lies around 10 - 40.

  • Cross-Test Scores: These scores depict performance on certain questions in any of the three tests with a range lying between 10 - 40. 

  • Sub Scores: Sub-Scores usually lie in the range of 1-15 and are based on skill areas like Command over Evidence, Words in Context, Expression of Ideas, etc.

  • SAT Essay Scores (if taken): Till date, the scores for the optional SAT Essay ranges between 2-8. (Note: SAT Subject Tests and Essay Component of the test has been scrapped from 2021)

The SAT score ranges for the SATs have been given in the table below to help you calculate and interpret the score better:

SAT Score Division Based On Score Range
Total score Sum of two section scores 400–1600
Section scores (2) Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math 200–800
Test scores (3) Reading, Writing and Language, and Math 10–40
SAT Essay scores (3) (Scrapped) Reading, Analysis, and Writing 2–8
Cross-test scores (2)  Analysis in History/Social Studies and Analysis in Science. Based on selected questions in the Reading, Writing and Language, and Math Tests 10–40
Subscores (7) Reading and Writing and Language: Command of Evidence and Words in Context. Writing and Language: Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions. Math: Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Passport to Advanced Math 1–15

How to Send SAT Scores to Institutes ?

If you want to send the scores before they are released, then you can send four free score reports to the colleges of your choice, every time you register for the test. However, if you want to send the scores after they are released, you would be required to pay a fee.

You can send the SAT scores using the following tmethods:

  • Online - Sign in to your College Board Account and follow the instructions to send it.

  • Send it by mail - Here, you have to complete and mail the Additional Score Report Order Form, which is available on the College Board website.

  • Send it by Phone - Call the Customer Service at 212-713-7789 (international).

SAT Results 2021 FAQs

1. When will the SAT results be released?

The SAT result is usually released within one or two weeks from the date of the test. Candidates can check the result on the official website of the College Board by selecting the date on which the test was taken.

2. How can I the check SAT 2021 Result? 

Candidates can check the SAT results online on the official website or request for the score through email or by phone.

3. What are the steps to access SAT Results 2021 online?

Candidates must first log in to the College Board website, verify the account by entering the correct SAT registration number and click the view details option and then download and print the result. 

4. Can I access the SAT 2021 results on my phone?

Yes, you can get your SAT scores by phone but there is an extra fee.

5. What are the details mentioned in SAT Result?

There are various sections and types of SAT scores mentioned on the SAT Scorecard such as the total score, Section scores, Test Scores, Cross-Test Scores and Sub Scores 

6. Do I need to pay extra to access my old SAT scores?

Yes, candidates who wish to access their old SAT reports must pay an additional fee as defined by the College Board.

7. What is the total score in SATs?

The total score achievable in SATs range between 400-1600.

8. What are the section score range in SAT?

The section score range in SATs usually stand between 200-800 for each of the two sections, i.e. Evidence-based Reading and Writing and Mathematics.

9. What is the process for sending the SAT Score?

To send in your SAT scores, you can choose between sending them via online, email or even phone. In online mode, you will be directed by the website to complete a specific process, meanwhile, for email, you will be required to complete and attach an Additional Score Report Form downloaded from the website.

10. How can I send my SAT scores via Phone?

To send your SAT score via phone, you will be asked to call the international customer service at 212-713-7789 and follow the instructions thoroughly.

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