SAT for Bachelor degree admissions
SAT Reasoning Test
SAT Reasoning Test (commonly known as SAT) is a standardized assessment of Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing skills. SAT Reasoning Test is used by almost all undergraduate programs at the US Universities. The test lasts 3 hours and 45 minutes. The SAT is offered seven times a year in the USA and six times outside the USA. Each section is scores on a scale of 200 to 800. In 2007, the average score were 502, 515 and 494 for Critical reading, Mathematics and Writing respectively.
SAT Subject Test
SAT Subject Tests are offered in 20 areas that test intellectual preparation in a particular subject area including the Languages, Science, Mathematics and Social Sciences. The total score is reported on a scale of 200 to 800.
New SAT Score Reporting Policy
"This new score reporting policy will give students the freedom to send the scores by sitting (test date) that they feel best represent their ability to colleges and universities, at no additional cost. Designed to reduce student stress and improve the test-day experience, this new score-reporting feature will launch in early February 2009, and will therefore be available to students participating in the March 2009 test administration." - Collegeboard.com
Read the details at the Official College Board site.