The SAT is used in admission for the degree programmes in International Business and Mechanical and Sustainability Engineering. The SAT is an international test administered by the College Board. Please read further details about the SAT test.

In order to apply to Arcada with an SAT test score you also need to submit proof of English language skills. Please view Arcada's language requirements for details.

Arcada's SAT requirements

The SAT test required for admission to Arcada consists of:

  • Reading Test
       Writing and Language Test
  • Math

The essay also included in the SAT test is not required when applying to Arcada and subject test are not accepted. Read more about the test here.

Minimum scores

The minimum total score requirement for application to Arcada is 1100. In addition, an applicant should have a minimum score of 500 in the reading, writing and language test and a minimum score of 500 in the math test. When applying to the degree programme in Mechanical and Sustainability Engineering, a score of 550 is required in the math test.


Test dates

Only the new version of the SAT test  (completed after March 2016) is accepted. Please note the test dates and that registration for the test usually is 1 month in advance! You can find the registration and test dates, as well as dates for sending scores.

Please note that it is recommendable that  you have your SAT score already when submitting your application to Arcada.

Sending scores to Arcada

The applicant should order an official SAT score report straight from the test organiser. If the applicant has already completed an SAT test, you must request a score to be delivered to Arcada directly. Read more about how to send the SAT score.
Arcada's SAT code is 7151.

Free SAT practice

Did you know that you can practice taking the SAT test free of charge? Learn more about it here.