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Delivering SAT and ACT test scores

On this page you will find information on the delivery of the SAT and ACT test scores to Aalto University, as well as comparison tables to convert the scores. With the SAT and ACT tests it is possible to apply to Aalto University's bachelor's programmes offered in Finnish and English in the field of Business and Economics as well as to the bachelor's programme offered in English in the field of Science and Technology.
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Delivering the SAT and ACT test scores to Aalto University

Only the SAT and ACT tests completed 1 Jan 2022 or later will be considered in the 2024 admissions. 

For the bachelor's programmes offered in English in the field of Business and Economics and Science and Technology, the official SAT or ACT test results must be delivered directly by the test organiser to Aalto University by 24 Jan 2024 at 3pm/15.00 (GMT +2). You must also attach a copy of the official SAT or ACT test result report to the application form by 24 Jan 2024 at 3pm/15.00 (GMT +2). Test results delivered after the deadline or solely by the applicant or test organiser are not accepted.

For the bachelor's programme offered in Finnish in the field of Business and Economics, the official SAT or ACT test results must be delivered directly by the test organiser to Aalto University by 11 June 2024 at 3pm/15.00 (GMT +3). You must also attach a copy of the official SAT or ACT test result report to the application form by 11 June 2024 at 3pm/15.00 (GMT +3). Test results delivered after the deadline or solely by the applicant or test organiser are not accepted.

Please order your scores to be sent well before the deadline using Aalto University's institutional code:

SAT 1700
ACT 3008

Applicants are ranked based on the total score of the SAT test's Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Maths sections. The ACT test score is converted into an SAT test score according to the following table: 

In the case of a tied score, the applicant with the higher section score from the test section of Maths will be admitted. The ACT Maths section score is converted into an SAT Maths section score as follows:

The Essay section of the SAT test and the Writing section of the ACT test are not required and their scores are not counted in. 

Please note that the SAT and ACT tests can be fully booked before the final registration date, so make sure to register for the test well in advance.

Aalto University does not organise SAT or ACT tests or answer enquiries concerning them. 

Frequently asked questions

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Applying to Bachelor's Programmes

The application period for bachelor's programmes in English is 3–17 January 2024 for studies starting in autumn 2024.

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