National Entrance Tests

ACT / SAT Test

The ACT or SAT Test is required for freshman admissions to many four-year colleges and universities. Test scores may also be used for exemption and placement purposes at two-year/community colleges. Blinn does not require the ACT or SAT Test as a requirement for admission.

ACT is offered at the Brenham Campus only.

Test Dates:

  • October 23, 2021
  • December 11, 2021
  • February 12, 2022
  • June 11, 2022

SAT is offered at the Brenham and Bryan campuses. 

Brenham Test Dates:

  • October 2, 2021
  • December 4, 2021
  • June 4, 2022

Bryan Test Dates:

  • October 2, 2021
  • November 6, 2021
  • December 4, 2021
  • May 7, 2022
  • June 4, 2022

How to register 

  • Online:
        ACT: www.act.org
        SAT: www.collegeboard.com
  • By mail – registration packets are available at public high schools and colleges
  • Admission Ticket and Photo ID required for admission to test
  • Walk-in standby test-takers will not be admitted. 
  • Changes to test center, test date or test type will not be permitted on test day. 

*Examinees must register by the deadline or be subject to late fees.

Bryan Campus - Report time is 7:30 a.m. - Academic Building, second floor. Enter the door upstairs nearest the parking lot. No Ticket, No Photo ID, No Admission!

State Test Exemptions Scores

Students may be exempt from taking the state-mandated placement test if they satisfy the following minimum test scores on the ACT, SAT, or TAKS Tests:

Test

Composite Score

English/Reading

Math

Writing/Essay

ACT 23 19 19 ---
SAT 1070 500 500 ---
SAT: March 5, 2016 or later   480 530  
TAKS   2200/3 2200 2200/3