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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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1740 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 580 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1650-1830.


Is 1740 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 75.5% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 75.5%
Male Percentile: 73.6%
Female Percentile: 77.1%

In 2006, 12,813 students scored 1740 on the SAT. There were 1,376,745 test takers in 2006.

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



How does an 1740 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 25 out of 36. A 1740 translates into an old SAT score (before the writing section was added) of 1140 out of 1600.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1740 SAT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

University of Tulsa (1710-2100)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (1690-2050)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (1680-2070)
Yeshiva University (1650-2040)
Brigham Young University (1680-2025)
Fordham University (1695-1995)
Pepperdine University (1670-2020)
The University of Texas at Dallas (1680-2040)
University of Florida (1710-2040)
University of Missouri-Kansas City (1621.5-2052)
Clark University (1644-1965)
Howard University (1310-1960)
Southern Methodist University (1690-1980)
The University of Texas at Austin (1600-1990)
University of California-San Diego (1700-2030)
University of Georgia (1680-1970)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (1695-1980)
Baylor University (1665-1965)
Ohio State University-Main Campus (1695-1995)
Saint Louis University-Main Campus (1620-1980)

Liberal Arts Colleges

Smith College (1740-2080)
Bennington College (1700-2020)
Hampshire College (1750-2050)
Centre College (1710-2010)
Earlham College (1680-2010)
Hendrix College (1670-2020)
University of Puget Sound (1680-2010)
Willamette University (1670-2010)
Agnes Scott College (1600-1950)
Cornell College (1590-1970)
Illinois Wesleyan University (1695-2055)
Marlboro College (1700-2010)
Sewanee: The University of the South (1710-2000)
Southwestern University (1695-2010)
St Mary's College of Maryland (1680-2000)
The College of Wooster (1635-1995)
University of Dallas (1600-1990)
University of Minnesota-Morris (1530-1980)
American Jewish University (1405-1928)
Austin College (1650-1990)


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