The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

The STAT is a series of written tests which assess a range of competencies considered important for successful tertiary study. The STAT Multiple Choice is a two hour test which evaluates skills associated with verbal and quantitative reasoning. The STAT Written English is a one hour essay test which assesses a candidate's ability to communicate effectively in writing.

STAT Multiple Choice can be used to meet entry requirements and compete for most undergraduate courses offered through SATAC in South Australia and the Northern Territory, as well as higher education courses offered by TAFE SA.

STAT Written English is not considered for any courses offered through SATAC, but may be required by interstate institutions.

Please select from the options below for more information on sitting the STAT for entry to courses starting in 2019.

Sitting the STAT

Information about sitting the STAT through SATAC.

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STAT sitting dates and venues

Where and when to sit the STAT in South Australia and the Northern Territory.



Common questions about STAT applications.