Colleges' Average Test Scores

Creating a goal for your future SAT score? Or just trying to judge where your current score stands? The following chart shows hundreds of colleges' average SAT and ACT scores of incoming freshman.



These scores, which were released by the colleges, only represent an average and do not indicate a cut-off score; remember, your grade point average, course load, and extracurricular activities are all factored into the admissions process and can help balance a lower test score. Also note that SAT writing scores are not included due to its recent addition to the test.

Average Test Scores of Incoming Freshman

College SAT Math SAT Reading ACT
Agnes Scott College 510-620 520-670 22-28
Albertson College of Idaho
(changed name in 2007 to College of Idaho)
480-600 470-630 22-27
Albion College 480-640 460-620 22-27
Alfred University 500-600 480-580 21-27
Allegheny College 560-650 540-650 24-29
American University 570-670 590-690 26-30
Amherst College 670-760 670-770 30-34
Arizona State University 500-630 480-610 21-27
Auburn University 550-650 530-630 24-30
Austin College 570-670 560-660 23-29
Babson College 610-700 550-640 26-29
Bard College 600-670 650-710 30
Barnard College 620–710 630-730 28-31
Bates College 630-720 630-710 30-32
Baylor University 570-670 550-660 24-29
Bellarmine University 490-600 500-600 22-27
Beloit College 560-690 550-710 24-30
Bennington College 560-660 620-720 26-30
Bentley University 590-670 530-620 25-29
Berea College 530-630 540-660 22-27
Birmingham-Southern College 510-610 500-610 23-29
Boston College 640-740 620-710 29-32
Boston University 610-720 570-670 26-30
Bowdoin College 670-760 670-760 31-33
Bradley University 510-650 NA 23-28
Brandeis University 620-740 610-710 28-32
Brigham Young University 590-690 580-690 26-31
Brown University 660-770 660-760 29-34
Bryant University 540-640 510-600 23-27
Bryn Mawr College 590-720 600-710 26-30
Bucknell University 620-710 580-680 27-31
California Institute of Technology 770-800 720-780 34-35
California Polytechnic State University 580-680 540-650 25-30
Calvin College 540-690 520-670 24-30
Carleton College 670-760 670-760 29-33
Carnegie Mellon University 690-790 630-730 29-33
Case Western Reserve University 660-760 600-700 29-33
Catawba College 450-550 430-540 18-25
Centenary College of Louisiana 430-780 490-620 23-28
Centre College 580-700 560-690 26-31
Chapman University 560-660 550-650 25-29
Claremont McKenna College 660-760 650-760 29-32
Clark University 530-640 530-640 24-29
Clarkson University 560-660 500-610 23-28
Clemson University 590-680 560-660 26-31
Coe College 500-650 490-610 23-28
Colby College 630-720 610-710 29-32
Colgate University 640-720 630-730 30-32
College of Charleston 560-650 550-650 23-27
College of the Atlantic 540-680 610-690 25-33
College of the Holy Cross 620-680 600-700 27-30
College of the Ozarks 440-560 510-610 21-25
College of William and Mary 620-720 360-740 28-32
Colorado College 610-710 630-720 28-32
Colorado School of Mines 630-720 570-670 27-31
Colorado State University 520-640 500-620 22-27
Columbia University 700-790 690-780 31-34
Connecticut College 620-700 620-710 28-31
Cooper Union 610-770 620-710 28-33
Cornell College 540-690 530-680 24-30
Cornell University 670-780 640-740 30-33
Creighton University 540-660 530-630 24-29
CUNY - Brooklyn College 520-620 480-580 NA
CUNY - Hunter College 540-640 520-620 NA
CUNY - Queens College 540-610 480-570 NA
Dartmouth College 680-780 670-780 30-34
Davidson College 640-720 630-720 29-32
Deep Springs College 730 -775 675-760 NA
Denison University 600-680 600-720 27-31
DePaul University 510-630 530-640 23-28
DePauw University 550-680 530-650 24-30
Dickinson College 600-690 590-690 27-30
Drew University 480-600 490-620 21-28
Drexel University 580-680 540-640 24-29
Duke University 690-790 670-760 30-34
Duquesne University 530-610 510-590 22-27
Earlham College 530-660 550-700 23-30
Eckerd College 500-610 510-620 23-28
Elon University 560-660 570-660 25-29
Emerson College 560-650 590-680 26-29
Emory University 660-760 620-710 29-32
Fairfield University 550-630 530-620 24-27
Fisk University 400-570 410-540 17-22
Flagler College 520-580 540-600 22-25
Florida State University 560-640 560-640 25-29
Fordham University 590-680 570-670 26-30
Franklin & Marshall College 610-710 600-690 28-31
Olin College of Engineering 730-790 700-780 32-34
Furman University 560-660 550-650 25-29
George Mason University 530-630 520-620 23-28
Georgetown University 660-750 650-750 29-33
Georgia Institute of Technology 660-760 600-700 28-32
Gettysburg College 610-670 600-690 27-29
Gonzaga University 550-650 540-640 25-29
Goucher College 480-620 510-640 22-28
Grinnell College 650-750 630-750 29-33
Grove City College 550-680 550-680 24-29
Guilford College 490-660 480-620 21-26
Gustavus Adolphus College 530-660 550-680 25-30
Hamilton College 650-740 650-740 29-33
Hampden-Sydney College 510-610 490-620 21-26
Hampshire College 540-650 600-700 25-29
Hampton University 478-593 480-594 16-26
Hanover College 490-600 500-620 23-28
Harvard College 710-790 700-800 32-35
Harvey Mudd College 740-800 680-770 33-35
Haverford College 660-760 650-760 29-33
Hendrix College 540-670 550-680 26-32
Hillsdale College 570-690 630-740 26-32
Hiram College 440-570 440-560 20-25
Hobart and William Smith Colleges 570-660 570-650 26-29
Hofstra University 540-630 530-630 23-28
Hollins University 460-590 500-650 21-27
Howard University 480-580 490-580 21-26
Illinois Institute of Technology 610-710 510-630 24-30
Illinois Wesleyan University 570-700 540-650 25-30
Indiana University- Bloomington 510-620 540-600 24-29
Indiana University of Pennsylvania 450-540 440-530 21
Iowa State University 530-680 460-620 22-28
Ithaca College 530-640 520-630 NA
James Madison University 530-630 520-620 23-27
Johns Hopkins University 670-770 640-740 30-34
Juniata College 540-650 530-650 22-28
Kalamazoo College 530-650 540-670 26-30
Kansas State University NA NA 21-27
Kenyon College 610-680 630-730 28-32
Knox College 580-690 570-720 26-31
Lafayette College 610-710 580-680 27-30
Lake Forest College 530-670 530-620 23-28
Lawrence University 580-710 580-720 25-31
Lehigh University 630-730 570-670 28-31
Lewis & Clark College 590-670 600-700 26-31
Louisiana State University 520-630 500-620 23-28
Loyola College in Maryland 540-630 540-630 24-29
Loyola Marymount University 560-660 550-640 24-29
Loyola University New Orleans 510-620 530-650 22-27
Loyola University of Chicago 540-650 550-650 25-29
Lynchburg College 450-550 450-550 18-24
Macalester College 640-730 630-740 28-32
Manhattanville College 450-560 450-560 21-24
Marist College 550-640 530-620 25-28
Marlboro College 520-650 560-730 24-32
Marquette University 550-650 520-630 24-29
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 740-800 670-770 32-35
McGill University 630-730 630-730 28-32
Mercer University 540-640 530-630 23-28
Miami University 550-660 530-630 24-29
Michigan State University 540-680 430-590 23-28
Michigan Technological University 520-650 580-680 24-29
Middlebury College 640-740 630-740 30-33
Mills College 510-620 540-660 23-27
Millsaps College 520-620 498-630 23-28
Monmouth University 490-580 470-560 22-26
Moravian College 470-550 480-590 22-26
Mount Holyoke College 610-700 610-720 28-31
Muhlenberg College 560-680 560-680 25-31
New College of Florida 570-670 620-740 26-31
New Jersey Institute of Technology 550-600 470-600 NA
New York University 630-740 620-710 28-32
North Carolina State University 580-670 550-630 24-29
Northeastern University 650-740 630-720 29-32
Northwestern University 700-780 680-760 31-34
Oberlin College 620-720 650-740 28-32
Oglethorpe University 510-610 530-620 22-26
Ohio Northern University 540-660 510-620 23-28
Ohio State University 610-710 540-650 26-30
Ohio University 490-610 480-590 21-26
Ohio Wesleyan University 520-640 510-620 23-28
Penn State University 560-670 530-630 25-29
Pepperdine University 570-680 550-650 25-30
Pitzer College 590-680 580-710 24-30
Pomona College 690-780 690-790 31-34
Princeton University 710-800 700-790 31-35
Providence College 520-630 530-640 23-28
Purdue University 550-620 510-620 24-30
Quinnipiac University 510-610 490-580 22-27
Randolph-Macon College 490-590 490-590 21-26
Randolph-Macon Woman's College 490-610 480-610 20-27
Reed College 620-720 660-750 28-33
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 670-770 620-720 27-31
Rhodes College 580-680 590-690 27-31
Rice University 700-780 660-750 30-34
Rider University 470-570 460-560 20-25
Ripon College 510-680 490-630 21-28
Rochester Institute of Technology 570-680 540-650 23-28
Rollins College 540-640 550-640 24-29
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 640-750 540-670 27-32
Rutgers University 540-670 500-620 25-30
Saint Anselm College 520-620 540-610 23-27
Saint Louis University 540-670 530-660 25-30
Saint Mary's College of California 500-610 500-600 22-27
Saint Michael's College 520-620 530-630 23-28
Saint Olaf College 590-710 590-710 26-31
Salisbury University 540-620 540-610 22-26
Samford University 510-630 520-630 23-29
Santa Clara University 610-700 590-680 27-31
Sarah Lawrence College NA NA NA
Scripps College 620-700 640-730 28-32
Seattle University 540-640 530-640 24-29
Seton Hall University 510-610 490-590 22-27
Sewanee University 580-660 590-690 26-30
Siena College 510-610 490-590 22-27
Simmons College 520-620 520-630 23-28
Simon's Rock College of Bard NA NA NA
Skidmore College 570-670 560-680 26-30
Smith College 600-710 610-720 27-31
Sonoma State University 450-560 440-550 18-23
Southern Methodist University 620-700 600-690 27-31
Southwestern University 540-640 520-640 22-29
Spelman College 460-540 470-570 20-24
St. Bonaventure University 470-600 460-580 21-27
St. John's College (MD) 570-680 620-730 NA
St. John's College (NM) 550-680 580-740 25-29
St. John's University 490-620 480-590 21-27
St. Lawrence University 570-660 550-650 25-30
St. Mary's College of Maryland 540-650 570-670 25-30
Stanford University 700-790 680-780 31-34
Stephens College 440-540 480-590 19-26
Stevens Institute of Technology 630-670 540-670 26-32
Suffolk University 450-570 440-560 20-25
SUNY at Albany 520-610 490-580 22-26
SUNY at Binghamton 630-710 590-680 27-30
SUNY at Buffalo 550-650 500-600 23-28
SUNY at Stony Brook 600-700 550-650 26-30
SUNY College at Geneseo 600-700 580-690 27-29
SUNY Purchase College 480-580 500-600 21-26
Susquehanna University 510-610 510-620 23-27
Swarthmore College 670-770 680-780 30-33
Sweet Briar College 450-570 490-610 22-27
Syracuse University 540-650 500-620 23-28
Temple University 510-620 500-610 22-27
Texas A&M University 520-610 500-590 22-26
Texas Christian University 550-650 540-620 25-29
The Catholic University of America 510-610 500-610 22-27
The College of New Jersey 580-680 550-660 25-29
The College of Wooster 540-660 540-660 25-30
The Evergreen State College 450-580 500-630 20-27
The George Washington University 600-700 600-690 27-31
The University of Alabama 500-640 500-620 22-30
The University of Scranton 530-620 510-600 22-26
The University of South Dakota 460-620 430-640 21-26
The University of Texas at Austin 580-710 550-670 25-31
The University of Tulsa 570-690 560-710 25-32
Transylvania University 520-620 520-660 24-30
Trinity College 600-700 590-690 26-30
Trinity University 580-670 570-680 26-31
Truman State University 540-680 540-680 25-30
Tufts University 690-770 680-750 30-33
Tulane University 620-700 620-700 29-32
Union College 620-700 590-680 28-32
United States Air Force Academy 620-710 590-690 29-32
United States Coast Guard Academy 620-690 570-670 25-30
United States Merchant Marine Academy 610-690 570-660 26-30
United States Military Academy 600-690 580-700 27-32
United States Naval Academy 610-700 570-680 NA
University of Arizona 490-620 480-600 21-27
University of Arkansas 520-630 500-610 23-28
University of California-Berkeley 650-770 600-730 27-33
University of California-Davis 570-690 520-640 24-30
University of California-Los Angeles 600-760 560-680 25-31
University of California-Riverside 500-630 470-580 20-25
University of California-San Diego 560-720 510-650 23-30
University of California-Santa Barbara 570-690 540-660 24-29
University of California-Santa Cruz 490-630 470-610 20-27
University of Central Florida 550-650 530-630 24-28
University of Chicago 710-790 710-780 31-34
University of Colorado 540-650 520-630 24-29
University of Connecticut 580-680 550-650 26-30
University of Dallas 530-640 550-670 23-29
University of Dayton 500-640 510-620 24-29
University of Delaware 560-660 540-650 24-29
University of Denver 560-660 550-640 25-30
University of Florida 590-690 580-670 26-31
University of Georgia 580-670 560-660 26-30
University of Hawaii 500-610 480-580 21-27
University of Idaho 490-600 480-590 20-26
University of Illinois 680-790 550-680 26-31
University of Iowa 550-690 470-630 22-28
University of Kansas NA NA 22-28
University of Kentucky 510-630 500-620 23-28
University of Louisiana NA NA 21-25
University of Maine 480-600 470-590 21-27
University of Mary Washington 510-600 520-630 22-27
University of Maryland 610-720 580-690 28-31
University of Massachusetts 560-660 530-630 24-28
University of Miami 630-720 600-700 28-32
University of Michigan 650-760 610-700 28-32
University of Minnesota 620-740 550-690 26-30
University of Mississippi 480-600 480-600 21-27
University of Missouri 530-650 510-640 23-28
University of Montana 470-600 480-600 21-26
University of Nebraska 520-670 490-660 22-28
University of New Hampshire 500-610 490-590 22-28
University of New Mexico 470-600 470-610 19-25
University of New Orleans 490-620 470-590 21-25
University of North Carolina 610-710 590-690 27-32
University of North Dakota NA NA 21-26
University of Notre Dame 680-770 660-750 31-34
University of Oklahoma 540-660 510-640 23-29
University of Oregon 500-620 490-600 22–28
University of Pennsylvania 690-780 660-760 30-34
University of Pittsburgh 600-680 570-660 26-30
University of Puget Sound 580-660 570-690 26-30
University of Redlands 520-620 510-610 23-27
University of Rhode Island 510-620 490-590 22-27
University of Richmond 620-720 580-700 28-32
University of Rochester 650-750 600-700 29-32
University of San Diego 570-670 540-650 25-30
University of San Francisco 530-630 510-620 22-27
University of South Carolina 560-650 540-640 24-29
University of South Florida 540-640 530-630 23-28
University of Southern California 650-760 620-720 29-33
University of Tennessee 520-650 520-640 24-29
University of the Pacific 550-690 520-650 23-29
University of Toronto NA NA NA
University of Utah 510-650 510-620 21-27
University of Vermont 540-650 540-640 24-29
University of Virginia 640-740 620-720 28-32
University of Washington 580-700 520-650 24-30
University of Wisconsin 630-750 530-650 26-30
University of Wyoming 500-630 480-610 22-27
Ursinus College 540-660 540-650 24-29
Valparaiso University 510-620 500-590 23-29
Vanderbilt University 710-790 690-770 31-34
Vassar College 650-730 660-750 30-33
Villanova University 610-710 590-680 28-31
Virginia Tech 570-680 540-640 NA
Wabash College 530-640 500-610 22-28
Wagner College 530-630 520-640 22-27
Wake Forest University 630-710 620-700 29-31
Warren Wilson College 480-590 510-660 23-28
Washington and Lee University 650-740 650-740 29-32
Washington State University 470-600 460-570 20-25
Webb Institute 700-750 660-740 NA
Wellesley College 640-740 650-740 29-32
Wells College 470-590 480-600 21-28
Wesleyan College 420-540 450-580 18-25
Wesleyan University 660-740 640-740 29-33
West Virginia University 470-580 460-560 21-26
Westminster College 490-600 470-590 21-26
Whitman College 610-690 610-730 28-32
Whittier College 480-590 470-580 20-26
Willamette University 540-650 540-660 24-29
William Jewell College 510-610 530-600 22-28
Williams College 660-770 670-770 30-34
Wittenberg University 500-620 500-620 23-28
Wofford College 590-680 570-630 23-28
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 640-720 560-670 27-32
Xavier University 510-610 500-600 23-27
Yale University 710-790 700-800 32-35
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