Ready to start preparing for the SAT? We've put together a list of the best options for SAT prep in El Dorado and the top colleges in the El Dorado area. Nearly every college in Arkansas requires the SAT, and it's wise to find out applicants' average SAT score so you can set a score goal.

The redesigned SAT is out of 1600 points, with 800 points for math and 800 points for Reading and Writing & Language. The essay section is optional, but some colleges do require it. Be sure to check with each college to confirm application expectations.


It's important to get registered for the SAT early, and to plan your prep time accordingly. Once you set your test date, you'll be more motivated to study – and that means you'll get the most out of your study time. On average, SAT test-takers in El Dorado, AR spend about five weeks preparing for the exam. That's not possible for everyone, so we've provided shorter study plans that can help you make the most out of your study time.

Check out the options below for recommended SAT prep courses closest to El Dorado, AR that will help raise your score. If you can't find a local option, know there are many online options with live instruction available.

Kaplan SAT prep

SAT Prep - Live Online

Begins Mar 17, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Sat, Sun - Ends Apr 15, 2018

Begins Mar 18, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Sun - Ends May 20, 2018

Begins Mar 18, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Sun - Ends May 20, 2018

Begins Mar 28, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Mon, Wed - Ends Apr 23, 2018

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2018 SAT Administration Dates (Anticipated)

March 10, 2018

May 5, 2018

June 2, 2018

Colleges near El Dorado, Arkansas

School Location School Type Undergrad Population Percent Admitted
Grambling State University Grambling, LA 4-year, Public 4538 31%
Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 4-year, Public 8748 61%
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe, LA 4-year, Public 7819 73%
Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Pine Bluff, AR 2-year, Private not-for-profit 70 68%
Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport, LA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 887 60%
Louisiana State University-Shreveport Shreveport, LA 4-year, Public 4220 82%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches, LA 4-year, Public 8141 83%
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, AR 4-year, Public 10200 87%
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, TX 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1179 51%
Philander Smith College Little Rock, AR 4-year, Private not-for-profit 668 71%
Delta State University Cleveland, MS 4-year, Public 3115 73%
University of Central Arkansas Conway, AR 4-year, Public 10146 94%
Central Baptist College Conway, AR 4-year, Private not-for-profit 625 65%
LeTourneau University Longview, TX 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3098 59%
Louisiana College Pineville, LA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1037 51%
Hendrix College Conway, AR 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1456 83%
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Alexandria, LA 4-year, Public 2675 74%
Harding University Searcy, AR 4-year, Private not-for-profit 4086 73%
Tougaloo College Tougaloo, MS 4-year, Private not-for-profit 939 34%
Belhaven University Jackson, MS 4-year, Private not-for-profit 2330 45%