Is the SAT Test Online?

Instructor: William White
The SAT is not offered online, but you may register for it and find useful tools, such as practice tests and study guides, online. Read on to learn what the online registration process entails and find out what kind of online test prep resources are available to you.

Registering for the SAT

You can register for the SAT test online, by mail or by phone. Registering online is the quickest method, allowing you to choose your date and testing center in real time and receive immediate confirmation. You will also be able to print off your admission ticket. Applying online requires you to create a login username and password.

Additional Online Features

Additional features are available online to help with the application process in regard to your SAT scores. Once you have an account, you can receive your scores, send your scores out and apply to colleges. The College Board, which administers the SAT, also offers help with planning for college through its Big Future tool. This site provides information on the role tests like the SAT play in the admission process.

Online SAT Test Prep

While you can't take the test online, you can prepare for it online. The College Board offers an online practice course. Additionally, you can take a practice test and try practice questions from subject area tests or from specific portions of the SAT for free. Free tutorials are also available. offers an SAT Prep Study Guide that you can use to prepare for the exam. There are also practice problems similar to what you may see on an actual test. Additional features include the ability to ask an instructor questions and accesses to the lessons or courses from any mobile device.

Learn about the SAT and use the following video lessons to master each of the major sections:

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