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Should I take the ACT or SAT?

We do not have a preference between the ACT and SAT, but we do require that students take one of them. However, we often recommend that you attempt each test at least once. Used in combination with your grades and rigor of curriculum, both have proven equally reliable in predicting academic success at CU-Boulder.  The ACT and/or SAT are required for all domestic freshmen regardless of where their schooling has been done, international freshmen who wish to be considered for merit scholarships, and for transfer students who have completed fewer than 24 semester credit hours at the time of application.