American University of Sharjah

Testing Center

Testing Center

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test.

Test Format 

  • The SAT tests reading, writing and math and takes approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  • The reading section (70 minutes) includes reading passages and sentence completions.
  • The writing section (60 minutes) includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage.
  • The math section (70 minutes) includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.

Test Schedule

The test dates for SAT offered at AUS are listed below.

Test Date

Test Time

Saturday, October 07, 2017

08.00 a.m.

Saturday, December 02, 2017

08.00 a.m.

Saturday,  March 10, 2018

08.00 a.m.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

08.00 a.m.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

08.00 a.m.


AUS is an authorized SAT testing center. Please visit for registration and exam information. To ensure that your score report will be sent to AUS, please use the designated institution (DI) code: 5543.

Test Rules

On the day of the test, you must arrive at AUS at least one hour before the start of the test.

No mobile phones or other electronic devices are allowed in the testing room. All other materials or notes must be left outside as well. Bringing any of these items into the test will result in your dismissal. Acceptable calculators are allowed for SAT® and SAT Subject Tests.

Required Identification

On the day of the test, students must present their original, valid and signed passport or UAE National ID or school ID for identification purposes only. No other form of identification document is accepted. If any of the above are not available on the day of test, contact the AUS Testing Center immediately. You must have your SAT Admission Ticket on the test daySign in to My SAT and click "Print Admission Ticket."