Applying to Georgetown? You will need to take the ACT/SAT

SAT Code: 4563

ACT Code: 0669

A reduced number of test dates means you must plan ahead. Register today!


The number of international ACT/SAT test dates available for students has changed. If you will be starting your final year of high school, register now to take the test as seating is limited and the last exams will be held months before GU-Q's application deadline.

Testing timeline


International ACT Test Dates:

ACT Code: Georgetown Qatar, 0669

  • September 11-12, 2020 (registration deadline: August 21)
  • October 9-10, 2020 (registration deadline: September 18)
  • December 11-12, 2020 (registration deadline: November 20)

To register, visit: act.org. Click on ‘Register’ and then ‘International test dates.’ Please note: Additional ACT exams that are not on this list may no longer be offered.

* The February 2021 ACT International date is after our deadline. Scores for the February 2020 ACT International are not guaranteed to arrive in time for admissions review.

International SAT Test Dates:

SAT Code: Georgetown Qatar, 4563

  •  August 29, 2020 (registration deadline: July 31)
  •  September 26, 2020 (registration deadline: August 26)
  • October 3, 2020 (registration deadline: September 4)
  • November 7, 2020 (registration deadline: n/a)
  • December 5, 2020 (registration deadline: November 5)

To register, visit: sat.org. Click on ‘Register Now.’ Please note: The College Board has canceled the January SAT session.

* The March 2020 SAT International date is after our deadline and scores will not arrive in time for admissions review. Please plan to take an earlier test. 


Residual ACT Test Dates:

ACT Residual testing for GU-Qatar is used to help determine eligibility for undergraduate admission. Unlike the ACT National and International tests, ACT Residual test scores are valid only at the institution at which you register. Registration is limited to prospective students applying to GU-Qatar. ACT Residual exams conducted at Education City many not be used to support applications for universities outside of Education City.

Students are not allowed to take the ACT Residual more than once within 60 days. Please allow 60 days between test dates. Alternatively, you may register for the ACT National and International tests on ACT.org as often as you wish.

To register, click here.

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GU-Q Application Fall 2021


  • The application for fall 2021 admission will open in early September and close on February 1st. 

For a complete list of GU-Q's application requirements, visit: www.qatar.georgetown.edu/admissions