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Middle & Upper Levels

Elementary Level

Standard Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

​Middle and Upper SSAT Standard Tests are held on eight Saturdays (and Sundays for testers who received approval for Sunday testing accommodations due to religious observance) during the testing year (August 1 - July 31). Elementary Level SSAT testing begins in December. Register early to avoid late fees and to ensure seating at your preferred test center, as rooms may fill up quickly. Calendar with test dates and deadlines below.

Testing normally begins at 9:00 am for all Standard tests, but testing times may vary, so check your admission ticket for the exact start time. Make sure you arrive at least ​30 minutes early.

 

2017-18 Test Registration Calendar

 

Standard Test DateRegular Registration
Starts Aug 1, 2017 & Ends:
Late Registration +$45
Begins at Midnight EST:
Rush Registration +$85
Begins at Midnight EST:
Last Day for Registration 
(Without Testing Accommodations)
Ends 11:59PM EST:
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 Sat, Sep 23, 2017 Sun, Sep 24, 2017 Sun, Oct 1, 2017 Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 Sat, Oct 21, 2017 Sun, Oct 22, 2017 Sun, Oct 29, 2017 Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 Sat, Nov 18, 2017 Sun, Nov 19, 2017 Sun, Nov 26, 2017 Wed, Dec 6, 2017
Sat, Jan 6, 2018 Sat, Dec 16, 2017 Sun, Dec 17, 2017 Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Wed, Jan 3, 2018
Sat, Feb 3, 2018 Sat, Jan 13, 2018 Sun, Jan 14, 2018 Sun, Jan 21, 2018 Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Sat, Mar 3, 2018 Sat, Feb 10, 2018 Sun, Feb 11, 2018 Sun, Feb 18, 2018 Wed, Feb 28, 2018
Sat, Apr 21, 2018 Sat, Mar 31, 2018 Sun, Apr 1, 2018 Sun, Apr 8, 2018 Wed, Apr 18, 2018
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 Sat, May 19, 2018 Sun, May 20, 2018 Sun, May 27, 2018 Wed, June 6, 2018

*Registration is not available after the date listed as last day for registration.

Test Fees

Note: All fees are nonrefundable. Fee waiver information below.

Regist​​​ration Type​Test Type​Fee​Timing

Regular Registration

Domestic Standard Middle/Upper Level (Elementary Level see below)

(Tests given in the U.S., Canada, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Saipan, USVI)

$ 132 USD

​Closes 3 weeks prior to test date.

Notes for testing accommodations (TA):

 - Must receive TA approval before registering for a test

 - TA registration ends 2 weeks prior to test date

 - Be sure you are registering at a site that administers with TA

Regular Registration

International Standard Middle/Upper Level

(All tests given in a country not listed above)

$ 257 USD

​Closes 3 weeks prior to test date.

Notes for testing accommodations (TA):

 - Must receive TA approval before registering for a test

 - TA registration ends 2 weeks prior to test date

 - Be sure you are registering at a site that administers with TA​

Late Registration

Regular Registration cost plus additional fee

$ 45 USD

​Begins three weeks prior to the test date and closes two weeks before the test date.

Rush Registration

Regular Registration cost plus additional fee

$ 85 USD

Begins two weeks before the test date and closes the Wednesday prior to the test date.

Regular Registration - Elementary Level  

​Domestic Elementary Level 

(Tests given in the U.S., Canada, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Saipan, USVI)

$ 80 USD

​​For more information about the Elementary Level SSAT, click here​​. ​

Regular Registration - Elementary Level

International Elementary Level

(All tests given in a country not listed above)

$ 197 USD ​​For more information about the Elementary Level SSAT, click here​​. ​

Change Fee

​To change an existing registration to another test date or center

$ 35 USD

Click here for more information about changing a test date and/or center

​​Refund Policy

We do not offer refunds for registrations, late or rush fees, cancelled tests, or related fees. If you cannot test on the date for which you registered, you may reschedule to a different test date for a $35 change fee.

How to Change Your Test Registration

Fee Waivers

You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you are unable to pay the test fee due to economic hardship. A limited number of fee waivers are available directly from a school that is a member of The Enrollment Management Association. We do not offer fee waivers directly to students/families. If you are a student applying to a school that is a member, contact their admission office and ask them about fee waiver availability. Only one fee waiver can be applied at the time of registration.

You must obtain the fee waiver from a school before registering for a test. Fee waivers cannot be applied after test registration is completed. Fee waiver amounts are determined solely by the school and can be assigned for the full test fee or a partial payment. Fee waivers cannot be applied toward late or rush fees, test change fees, score order fees, publications, or any fees that have already been paid. Any additional fees must be paid at the time of registration.