Arizona is a great place to go to college! Arizona has a number of top-ranked colleges, including University of Arizona and Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, AZ. 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 Oro Valley, start here. We've compiled a list of local prep courses for the SAT, the top colleges in the Oro Valley area, and popular SAT test centers in Arizona.

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 Oro Valley, AZ 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 Oro Valley, AZ.

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 Oro Valley, Arizona

School Location School Type Undergrad Population Percent Admitted
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 4-year, Public 30346 75%
Arizona Christian University Phoenix, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 401 68%
Arizona State University , AZ 4-year, Public 54277 91%
Prescott College Prescott, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 761 99%
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Prescott, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1627 82%
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 4-year, Public 18300 65%
New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces, NM 4-year, Public 14692 95%
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, NM 4-year, Public 1322 32%
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus Calexico, CA 4-year, Public 719 40%
University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM 4-year, Public 21332 62%
San Diego Christian College El Cajon, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 471 48%
University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 4-year, Public 22734 78%
San Diego State University San Diego, CA 4-year, Public 23960 36%
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA 4-year, Public 8749 71%
University of San Diego San Diego, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5388 51%
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Santa Fe, NM 4-year, Private for-profit 195 78%
University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA 4-year, Public 23663 36%
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 2418 55%
University of Redlands Redlands, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3032 67%
New Mexico Military Institute Roswell, NM 2-year, Public 416 47%