Comparing the CLT and SAT®

CLT: An SAT® Alternative

The CLT is a college entrance exam that can be taken online, lasts only 2 hours, and provides a better test experience than the SAT®. CLT scores are published within 2 weeks of taking the test and can be sent to an unlimited number of colleges. Plus, over 200 colleges provide scholarships tied directly to your CLT score.

Here’s how the CLT compares to the SAT®:
FEATURES CLT SAT®

College/University Acceptance

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Most

Method

Online

Paper

Estimated Time

2 Hours

3 Hours

Costs

$54

$55

Additional Registration / Score Fees

None

$12-55

International Tester Fees

None

$43-53

Scoring

0 – 120

400 – 1600

Trigonometry Included

Essay/Writing Test

Not available on Remotely Proctored Exam

Optional

Multiple Attempts

Score Sends

Free

$12/each after the first four

Scoring Comparison

*Some colleges have created their own correspondence tables.

CLT SAT®
120 N/A
119 N/A
118 N/A
117 N/A
116 N/A
115 N/A
114 1600
113 1590
112 1580
111 1570
110 1560
109 1550
108 1540
107 1530
CLT SAT®
106 1520
105 1510
104 1500
103 1490
102 1480
101 1470
100 1460
99 1440
98 1430
97 1420
96 1410
95 1400
94 1390
93 1380
CLT SAT®
92 1370
91 1350
90 1340
89 1330
88 1320
87 1310
86 1300
85 1280
84 1260
83 1250
82 1240
81 1230
80 1220
79 1210
CLT SAT®
78 1200
77 1180
76 1160
75 1140
74 1130
73 1110
72 1100
71 1090
70 1080
69 1070
68 1060
67 1040
66 1030
65 1010
CLT SAT®
64 990
63 980
62 970
61 960
60 950
59 940
58 930
57 920
56 900
55 880
54 870
53 850
52 830
51 820
CLT SAT®
50 800
49 780
48 770
47 750
46 730
45 720
44 700
43 680
42 670
41 660
40 650
39 640
38 630

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Saint Augustine

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