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Fees and Deadlines

Fees

The fees listed below are for Talent Search and testing July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Talent Search fees are non-refundable. Test fees are refundable only when documented medical reasons are provided and, for the PSAT 8/9 and SAT, when the College Board cancels a test.

Talent Search Fees

 For students living in the U.S.For students living outside the U.S.
CTY Talent Search Application Fee$43$56

Test Fees

Test NameFor students living in the U.S.For students living outside the U.S.
SCAT$60Varies
STB$75Varies
PSAT$38Varies
SAT
with essay
$46
$60
$45
+
Non-U.S. Regional Fee
+
Other Processing Fees
ACT
with essay
$46.00
$62.50
$46 + $47.50 surcharge
$62.50 + $47.50 surcharge

Deadlines

Students who test and earn eligible scores before February 28 enjoy a wider range of gifted and talented Summer Programs and Online Programs session-based course options as well as have a better chance of receiving financial aid.

TestTalent Search Application
submitted by
Testing Dates
SCAT3 weeks before
desired test date
Test now through
June 30, 2018*
STB3 weeks before
desired test date
Test now through
June 30, 2018*
 PSAT 8/95 weeks before testSee College Board site**
SAT5 weeks before testSee College Board site
ACT5 weeks before testSee ACT site

*Students who select the SCAT or STB must test on or before June 30, 2018 and can choose a date, time, and location convenient for them.

**Students can register through Talent Search for the PSAT 8/9; students can take the PSAT 8/9 only once in an academic year.