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Fees and Deadlines


The fees listed below are for Talent Search and testing July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. 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$45$58

Test Fees

Test NameFor students living in the U.S.For students living outside the U.S.
with essay
non-U.S. regional fee
other processing fees
with essay
$52 + additional fees$52 + additional fees


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, 2020*
STB3 weeks before
desired test date
Test now through
June 30, 2020*
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, 2020 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, July 1- June 30.