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03/07/2021 at 08:22PM

Will colleges continue going test-optional (for ACT and SAT) for students graduating high school in 2022?

I'm a junior in high school right now and will graduate in 2022, so I am wondering if colleges will continue going test-optional when 2022 comes around.

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03/07/2021 at 09:37PM

I would say the answer is yes because most colleges have already announced this already including all 8 Ivys and most elite colleges.

Here is a link and a partial list:

https://www.sparkadmissions.com/blog/what-colleges-and-universities-will-be-test-optional-in-2021-2022/

Adelphi University: Test-Optional for 2022

Agnes Scott College: Test-Optional permanently

Albertus Magnus College: Test-Optional permanently

Allegheny College: Test-Optional permanently

American University: Test-Optional permanently

Amherst College: Test-Optional for 2022

Andrews University: Test-Optional permanently

Arcadia University: Test-Optional permanently

Arizona State University-Tempe: Test-Optional permanently

Assumption College: Test-Optional permanently

Augustana College: Test-Optional permanently

Austin College: Test-Optional permanently

Azusa Pacific University: Test-Optional permanently

Babson College: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023, 2024

Ball State University: Test-Optional permanently

Bard College: Test-Optional permanently

Barnard College: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

Bates College: Test-Optional permanently

Baylor University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

Becker College: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 2.0+ GPA)

Bellarmine University: Test-Optional permanently

Beloit College: Test-Optional permanently

Bennington College: Test-Optional permanently

Berklee College of Music: Test-Optional permanently

Berry College: Test-Optional permanently

Bethel University: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 3.2+ GPA)

Birmingham-Southern College: Test-Optional permanently

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Test-Optional permanently

Boston College: Test-Optional for 2022

Boston University: Test-Optional for 2022

Bowdoin College: Test-Optional permanently

Bradley University: Test-Optional permanently

Brandeis University: Test-Optional permanently

Bridgewater State University: Test-Optional permanently

Brown University: Test-Optional for 2022

Bryant University: Test-Optional permanently

Bryn Mawr College: Test-Optional permanently

Bucknell University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023, 2024

Butler University: Test-Optional permanently

California College of the Arts: Test-Optional permanently

California Institute of Technology: Test-Blind for 2022

California Institute of the Arts: Test-Optional permanently

California Lutheran University: Test-Optional permanently

Canisius College: Test-Optional for 2022

Case Western Reserve University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

The Catholic University of America: Test-Blind permanently

Cazenovia College: Test-Optional permanently

Centre College: Test-Optional 2022, 2023

Champlain College: Test-Optional permanently

Chapman University: Test-Optional permanently

Chatham University: Test-Optional permanently

Clark University: Test-Optional permanently

Coastal Carolina University: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 3.5+ GPA)

Coe College: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 3.0+ GPA)

Colby College: Test-Optional permanently

Colby-Sawyer College: Test-Optional permanently

Colgate University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

College of Charleston: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

College of New Jersey: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

College of Saint Rose: Test-Optional permanently

College of St. Benedict: Test-Optional permanently

College of the Atlantic: Test-Optional permanently

College of the Holy Cross: Test-Optional permanently

College of Wooster: Test-Optional permanently

Colorado College: Test-Optional permanently

Columbia College Chicago: Test-Optional permanently

Columbia University: Test-Optional for 2022

Concordia College-Moorhead: Test-Optional permanently

Concordia College-New York: Test-Optional permanently

Connecticut College: Test-Optional permanently

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Test-Optional for 2022

Cornell College: Test-Optional permanently

Cornell University: Test-Optional for 2022

Creighton University: Test-Optional permanently

Curry College: Test-Optional permanently

Dartmouth College: Test-Optional for 2022

Davidson College: Test-Optional permanently

Dean College: Test-Optional permanently

Delaware Valley University: Test-Optional permanently

Denison University: Test-Optional permanently

Dickinson College: Test-Optional permanently (currently running one-year Test-Blind pilot that may be extended)

Drake University: Test-Optional permanently

Drew University: Test-Optional permanently

DePaul University: Test-Optional permanently

DePauw University: Test-Optional permanently

Drury University: Test-Optional permanently

Duquesne University: Test-Optional permanently

Earlham College: Test-Optional permanently

Eastern Connecticut State University: Test-Optional permanently

Eastern University: Test-Optional permanently

Eckerd College: Test-Optional for 2022

Elmira College: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 2.7+ GPA)

Elms College: Test-Optional permanently

Elon University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Test-Optional permanently

Emerson College: Test-Optional permanently

Emmanuel College: Test-Optional permanently

Emory University: Test-Optional for 2022

Endicott College: Test-Optional permanently

Evergreen State College: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 2.0+ GPA)

Fairfield University: Test-Optional permanently

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Test-Optional permanently

Fashion Institute of Technology: Test-Optional permanently

Fisher College: Test-Optional permanently

Flagler College: Test-Optional permanently

Fordham University: Test-Optional for 2022

Fort Lewis College: Test-Optional permanently

Framingham State University: Test-Optional permanently

Franklin and Marshall College: Test-Optional permanently

Furman University: Test-Optional permanently

George Mason University: Test-Optional permanently

George Washington University: Test-Optional permanently

Gettysburg College: Test-Optional permanently

Gonzaga University: Test-Optional permanently

Goucher College: Test-Optional permanently

Guilford College: Test-Optional permanently

Gustavus Adolphus College: Test-Optional permanently

Hampshire College: Test-Blind permanently

Hanover College: Test-Optional permanently

Hartwick College: Test-Optional permanently

Harvard University: Test-Optional for 2022

Harvey Mudd College: Test-Optional for 2022

Haverford College: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

Hendrix College: Test-Optional permanently

High Point University: Test-Optional permanently

Hilbert College: Test-Optional permanently

Hobart and William Smith Colleges: Test-Optional permanently

Hofstra University: Test-Optional permanently

Hood College: Test-Optional permanently

Hope College: Test-Optional for 2022

Houghton College: Test-Optional permanently

Immaculata University: Test-Optional permanently

Indiana State University: Test-Optional permanently

Indiana Tech: Test-Optional permanently

Indiana University-Bloomington: Test-Optional permanently

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis: Test-Optional permanently

Iona College: Test-Optional permanently

Ithaca College: Test-Optional permanently

James Madison University: Test-Optional permanently

Johnson & Wales University: Test-Optional permanently

Juniata College: Test-Optional permanently

Kalamazoo College: Test-Optional permanently

Kansas State University: Test-Flexible permanently (must have 3.25+ GPA)

Keene State College: Test-Optional permanently

Kent State University: Test-Optional permanently

Keystone College: Test-Optional permanently

King’s College: Test-Optional permanently

Knox College: Test-Optional permanently

La Roche University: Test-Optional permanently

La Salle University: Test-Optional permanently

Lake Forest College: Test-Optional permanently

Lamar University: Test-Optional permanently

Lander University: Test-Optional permanently

Lasell College: Test-Optional permanently

Lawrence University: Test-Optional permanently

Le Moyne College: Test-Optional permanently

Lesley University: Test-Optional permanently

Lewis and Clark College: Test-Optional permanently

Linfield College: Test-Optional permanently

Loras College: Test-Optional permanently

Loyola Marymount University: Test-Optional for 2022

Loyola University Chicago: Test-Optional permanently

Loyola University Maryland: Test-Optional permanently

Loyola University New Orleans: Test-Blind permanently

Lycoming College: Test-Flexible permanently (must be in top half of graduating class)

Lynn University: Test-Optional permanently

Macalester College: Test-Optional permanently

Manhattanville College: Test-Optional permanently

Marist College: Test-Optional permanently

Marlboro College: Test-Optional permanently

Marquette University: Test-Optional permanently

Maryland Institute College of Art: Test-Optional permanently

Maryville University of St. Louis: Test-Optional permanently

Massachusetts College of Art and Design: Test-Optional permanently

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: Test-Blind for 2022

McDaniel College: Test-Optional permanently

MCPHS University: Test-Optional permanently

Mercer University: Test-Optional for 2022, 2023

Mercyhurst University: Test-Optional permanently

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@CameronBameron03/07/2021 at 09:42PM

The main takeaway is to pay close attention to admit rates for this year's ED, EA, SCREA, and RD admissions. These will be the new "normal" rates, not the ones Pre-Covid 19. Most hard schools will be just as hard to get into next year as well.

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03/07/2021 at 09:31PM

Most colleges have gone test blind or test optional through the 2021-2022 admissions process. If you want to make sure you can always look up the school's policy on their admissions website.

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