SAT or ACT still required. No longer require or recommend SAT Subject tests

  • Brown University
  • Harvard University
  • MIT *will not consider SAT subject tests even if sent
  • Princeton University
  • Yale University *will not consider SAT subject tests even if sent

SAT or ACT optional for 1 year (2020-2021 admissions cycle)

  • Abilene Christian University
  • Amherst College
  • Babson College
  • Barnard College
  • Baylor University
  • Bentley University
  • Boston University
  • California State Schools – all campuses
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Colegate University
  • Columbia University
  • Concordia College
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth University
  • Drexel University
  • Emory University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Hamilton University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lafayette College
  • Loyola University – Maryland
  • Michigan State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Oakland University
  • Penn State University
  • Pomona College
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Suffolk University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Miami
  • University of Maine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • Vassar College
  • Virginia Tech
  • Wellesley College
  • Williams College

SAT or ACT requirement optional for multiple years (piloting)

  • Centre College – 3 years
  • Davidson College – 3 years
  • Eckerd College – 2 years
  • Fordham University – 2 years
  • Haverford College – 3 years
  • Middlebury College – 3 years
  • Oberlin College – 3 years
  • Rhodes College- 3 years
  • Santa Clara University – 2 years
  • Swarthmore College – 2 years
  • Tufts University – 3 years
  • University of California (all campuses) – 5 years
  • University of Connecticut – 3 years

SAT or ACT requirement permanently optional for admissions process

  • Butler University
  • Brandeis University
  • Chapman University
  • Indiana University
  • Macalester College
  • Marquette College
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Oregon State University
  • Portland University
  • Scripps College
  • Southern Oregon University
  • University of Denver
  • University of San Francisco
  • Western Oregon University

SAT or ACT still required for admission

  • Boston College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Drexel University
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lehigh University
  • Northwestern University
  • Purdue University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Stanford University
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A & M University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Massachusetts- Amherst
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Texas- Austin
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanderbilt University

Test optional schools prior to Covid-19

  • American University
  • Bates College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Bryant University
  • Bucknell University
  • Clark University
  • Colby College
  • Colorado College
  • Endicott College
  • Fairfield University
  • George Washington University
  • Holy Cross College
  • Ithaca College
  • Loyola University- Maryland
  • Marist College
  • NYU *test flexible
  • Providence College
  • St. Joseph’s College
  • Stonehill College
  • Temple University
  • Trinity College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Scranton *for students in top 30% of their class only
  • Wake Forest University
  • WPI College