The College Board will launch the redesigned SAT in 2016. For students graduating high school in 2016 and 2017, we will accept both the current and the redesigned version.
Test Optional Policy
- US citizens and US permanent residents: Students in this category are able to take advantage of the College's Test Optional Policy. The essay section is optional for applicants to the College who would like to submit either SAT or ACT scores.
- Non-US citizens and Non-US permanent residents: Students in this category are required to submit either the SAT (including the Essay section) or ACT. This is in addition to either the TOEFL or IELTS. Please note that students whose primary language of instruction has been English during their four years of high school may have the TOEFL or IELTs waived as part of their application to the College. The minimum score required for consideration is 100 on the TOEFL or 7 on the IELTS.
- Official scores should be sent from testing agencies such as the College Board (Bryn Mawr code: 2049) or the ACT (Bryn Mawr code: 3526).
- In exceptional circumstances, standardized tests may not be offered in a particular country or region. Please contact the Admissions Office directly to discuss alternatives.