Connecticut is a great place to go to college! Connecticut has a number of top-ranked colleges, including Fairfield University and University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT. To increase your chances of receiving an acceptance letter from the school of your choice, you'll want to optimize your SAT score.

If you're looking for the best SAT prep in Fairfield, start here. We've compiled a list of local prep courses for the SAT, the top colleges in the Fairfield area, and popular SAT test centers in Connecticut.

The SAT is offered seven times each year, on one Saturday in January, March, May, June, October, November, and December. There is no restriction on how many times you can take the test, but most students find that taking the test three or fewer times is best. Four times should be the very most you should take the test; the fewer test days you attend, the less work you have to do!


Avoid late-registration fees by signing up at least one month ahead of time. Students who set their test date well in advance tend to get the most out of their studying – it creates additional motivation to help you achieve your score.

The average student studying for the SAT in Fairfield, CT spends about five weeks preparing for the exam. That's not possible for everyone, so there are always shorter study plans that can help you make the most out of the time you have. Once you've given some thought to your goals and available study time, schedule your SAT (and your prep) so that you have a clear target to work toward.

Below you'll find some recommended prep courses for the SAT closest to Fairfield, CT.

Kaplan SAT prep

SAT Prep - Live Online

Begins Mar 28, 2018

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

Begins Mar 28, 2018

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

Begins Mar 31, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Sat - Ends May 19, 2018

Begins Apr 5, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Tue, Thu - Ends May 1, 2018

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2018 SAT Administration Dates (Anticipated)

March 10, 2018

May 5, 2018

June 2, 2018

Colleges near Fairfield, Connecticut

School Location School Type Undergrad Population Percent Admitted
Fairfield University Fairfield, CT 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3886 65%
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, CT 4-year, Private not-for-profit 2248 57%
University of Connecticut-Stamford Stamford, CT 4-year, Public 1294 53%
University of New Haven West Haven, CT 4-year, Private not-for-profit 4013 74%
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT 4-year, Public 8594 71%
SUNY at Purchase College Purchase, NY 4-year, Public 4065 31%
Five Towns College Dix Hills, NY 4-year, Private for-profit 1106 66%
Manhattanville College Purchase, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1853 53%
SUNY College at Old Westbury Old Westbury, NY 4-year, Public 3813 49%
Long Island University-C W Post Campus Brookville, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 8468 82%
Post University Waterbury, CT 4-year, Private for-profit 2197 56%
Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5971 72%
The College of New Rochelle New Rochelle, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3868 72%
Iona College New Rochelle, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3344 60%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus Waterbury, CT 4-year, Public 2481 62%
Concordia College-New York Bronxville, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 686 71%
University of Connecticut , CT 4-year, Public 17008 54%
Yale University , CT 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5275 8%
New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5757 75%
Adelphi University Garden City, NY 4-year, Private not-for-profit 4954 70%