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

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:

  • September 7-8, 2018 (registration deadline: August 10th)
  • October 26-27, 2018 (registration deadline: September 28th)
  • December 7-8, 2018 (registration deadline: November 2nd)

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.

International SAT Test Dates:

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018 (registration deadline : September 7th)
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018 (registration deadline: November 2nd)

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


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 onACT.org as often as you wish.

To register, click here.

Cycle 1

Cycle 2

Saturday, November 17th Saturday, December 15th
Saturday, January 19th Saturday, February 16th


GU-Q Application Deadline:

  • Friday, February 1, 2019

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