ACT & SAT Testing

ACT

The ACT is not required for admission to Odessa College.

The ACT assessment is designed to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The tests cover four skill areas: english, mathematics, reading and science reasoning.Students may take the test at OC and have the test results sent to the colleges of their choice. Information concerning registration, test dates and fees is available at the ACT website www.actstudent.org.

OC administers the ACT as a service to the community and surrounding area, but the Testing Center does not set policy, fees or test dates for ACT. Please contact ACT directly if you have questions concerning the test, or visit the website for additional information.

SAT

The SAT is not required for admission to Odessa College.

The SAT measure two sets of skills, verbal and computational, through a series of tests in reading, writing and mathematics.Students may take the SAT at OC and have the test results sent to colleges of their choice. Information concerning registration, test dates and fees is available at http://www.collegeboard.com/sat-achieve-more/.

Beginning in March of 2016 the SAT released a new, improved testing platform. The College Board has made content, format, & scoring changes to the college entrance exam, the largest change in 30 years! For this reason, the folks at BestColleges.com have compiled a guide that offers students and parents a look into the logistics & style of the new SAT as well as preparation resources!

SAT resource:

  • Takes an in-depth look at updates made to the SAT test
  • Breaks down the test, test sections, & test questions
  • Covers test preparation from registration to test day

SAT Guide: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/sat-prep/


OC administers the SAT as a service to the community and surrounding area, but the Testing Center does not set policy, fees or test dates for the SAT. Please contact SAT directly if you have questions concerning the test, or visit the website for additional information.

Click here for sample test items at testprepreview.com