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Appalachian State University 90%

SAT Score: 1610, Class Rank: 20

University of Colorado at Boulder 85%

SAT Score: 1640, Class Rank: 80

University of Notre Dame 50%

SAT Score: 1640, Class Rank: 80

Yale University 5%

SAT Score: 2310, Class Rank: 5

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1520 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 507 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1430-1610.


Is 1520 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 50.7% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 50.7%
Male Percentile: 48.6%
Female Percentile: 52.5%

In 2006, 17,201 students scored 1520 on the SAT. There were 1,376,745 test takers in 2006.

(Data for 2006: Percentiles change depending on the year)



How does an 1520 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 21 out of 36. A 1520 translates into an old SAT score (before the writing section was added) of 1000 out of 1600.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1520 SAT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Howard University (1310-1960)
Biola University (1490-1860)
The New School (1500-1860)
Trinity International University (1410-1830)
University of Louisville (1500-1905)
University of Utah (1500-1905)
Michigan State University (1470-1870)
Regent University (1395-1755)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1455-1905)
University of Memphis (1380-1770)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (1380-1807.5)
Colorado State University (1480-1830)
Montana State University (1470-1860)
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (1500-1860)
The University of Alabama (1485-1845)
University of Alabama in Huntsville (1470-1845)
University of Kentucky (1440-1830)
University of San Francisco (1522-1840)
Utah State University (1470-1860)
Andrews University (1370-1800)

Liberal Arts Colleges

American Jewish University (1405-1928)
Huntingdon College (1245-1965)
Goshen College (1450-1970)
Hollins University (1485-1845)
Salem College (1455-1920)
William Jewell College (1515-1920)
Houghton College (1500-1890)
Mills College (1510-1880)
Principia College (1500-1905)
Randolph College (1500-1875)
The College of Idaho (1456-1891)
The Evergreen State College (1470-1845)
Wells College (1515-1845)
Wesleyan College (1455-1830)
Guilford College (1485-1860)
Saint Johns University (1485-1920)
Sweet Briar College (1485-1815)
Eckerd College (1510-1818)
Hiram College (1425-1815)
McDaniel College (1500-1860)


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