The SAT Test, organised by the College Board, is given all over the world on simultaneous test dates.
For further information on the test, visit the College Board website.
HAMK uses SAT-test results as a student selection method in the field of Technology, Communication and Transport (not in the Degree Programme in International Business) in the joint application to higher education (9 - 24 January 2018) and in the first application period of HAMK's own application (25 January - 30 April 2018).
In joint application to higher education (9-24 January 2018) SAT-test is an alternative for taking an entrance examination. An applicant applying to the degree programmes in the field of Technology, Communication and Transport can participate to the student selection by taking the SAT test and the entrance exam or by taking only either one of those.
In HAMK's own application (25 January - 30 April 2018) SAT-test is the only student selection method and there are no entrance examinations.
Please notice: SAT-test is not used as a student selection method in the second application period of HAMK's own application (14 - 31 May 2018) and also not in the Degree Programme in International Business.
What kind of test is SAT?
SAT consists of
- Writing and Language test
- Math test
Read more about the test at the College Board website.
What kind of SAT test score does HAMK require?
HAMK requires you to take the SAT test which includes Reading test, Writing and Language test and Math test. Essay is not required. Please note that SAT Subject Tests are not accepted. Only new SAT scores taken after 1 March 2016 are accepted.
HAMK requires a minimum score of 400 from Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and 400 from Mathematics.
When does HAMK need MY SAT result?
Joint application to higher education (9-24 January 2018): HAMK must have your SAT score by 13 April 2018. That is why the SAT Test should be taken no later than on the March 2018 test date. Check registration deadlines on the SAT website; the registration closes approximately one month before the test dates.
HAMK's own application (25 January - 30 April 2018): your SAT score must be delivered to HAMK within 14 days after submitting the online application at Studyinfo.fi (at the latest by 31 May 2018). That is why the SAT Test should be taken no later than on the May 2018 test date. Check registration deadlines on the SAT website; the registration closes approximately one month before the test dates.
How does HAMK get MY SAT result?
It is possible to request the test score report to be sent to HAMK. Thus, you should fill in the school code 6894 in the SAT application form.
When, where and how can I take SAT?
Dates for the international tests can be found here and test locations can be found on the Test centers page.
There are specific requirements for international applicants from certain countries. Please check here if there are any that would concern you.
How can I register to SAT?
To learn about registration, take a look at registration instructions.
How much does SAT cost?
Read more about the test fees here.