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1170 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 585 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1080-1260.



Is 1170 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 77.3% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 77.3%
Male Percentile: 75.5%
Female Percentile: 78.9%

In 2013, 12,200 students scored the equivalent of 1170 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


(Data for 2013: Percentiles change depending on the year)



How does an 1170 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 1170 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1760 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1170 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

University of Tulsa - SAT Scores (1130-1390)
American University - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - SAT Scores (1180-1420)
Brigham Young University - SAT Scores (1150-1360)
University of California-Los Angeles - SAT Scores (1180-1460)
Yeshiva University - SAT Scores (1090-1370)
Fordham University - SAT Scores (1170-1360)
Missouri University of Science and Technology - SAT Scores (1140-1370)
The University of Texas at Austin - SAT Scores (1140-1390)
The University of Texas at Dallas - SAT Scores (1160-1380)
University of Florida - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
Baylor University - SAT Scores (1110-1320)
Clemson University - SAT Scores (1110-1320)
Ohio State University-Main Campus - SAT Scores (1150-1380)
Pepperdine University - SAT Scores (1130-1340)
University of California-San Diego - SAT Scores (1180-1410)
University of Denver - SAT Scores (1090-1300)
University of Georgia - SAT Scores (1140-1330)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - SAT Scores (1020-1330)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus - SAT Scores (1160-1340)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Beloit College - SAT Scores (1090-1360)
Earlham College - SAT Scores (1120-1310)
Thomas Aquinas College - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
Coe College - SAT Scores (975-1350)
Rhodes College - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
University of Minnesota-Morris - SAT Scores (1040-1300)
Gustavus Adolphus College - SAT Scores (1070-1340)
Hendrix College - SAT Scores (1070-1320)
Skidmore College - SAT Scores (1130-1350)
Trinity College - SAT Scores (1160-1350)
University of Dallas - SAT Scores (1080-1320)
Centre College - SAT Scores (1110-1350)
Cornell College - SAT Scores (1030-1300)
Furman University - SAT Scores (1130-1340)
Kalamazoo College - SAT Scores (1080-1350)
Muhlenberg College - SAT Scores (1140-1340)
Sewanee: The University of the South - SAT Scores (1140-1320)
St Mary's College of Maryland - SAT Scores (1100-1310)
The College of Wooster - SAT Scores (1110-1320)
University of Puget Sound - SAT Scores (1110-1330)


Recent History

SAT Score 1170, Top 20%
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS HELD Yearbook Photography Leader (12) SING Tech Leader (11,12) Sound Manager (9,10,11) HONORS, AWARDS, AND MEMBERSHIPS National English Honor Society (11,12) National Science Honor Society (11,12) National Social Studies Honor Society (11,12) Arista/Archon (11,12) SCHOOL ACTIVITIES & CLUBS People to People (10) Muslim Club (10,11,12) Science Olympiad (10,11,12) SING (9,10,11,12) Yearbook (9,10,11,12) WORK & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Prospect Park Clean Up (9) Disc...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 1170, Top 20%
GPA 4.0 SAT II: US History 710 English 550 AP: US History 4 English Language 3 American History 3 AP Scholar Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Gold Key winner and honorable mention Vice President of student council Treasure of language honor society 7:10 Downbeats acappella group 2 years Church Choir 4 years Librarian Page District Choir AP American AP US History AP World History AP Biology AP Spanish AP Government and Politics AP Literature AP English Language National Honor Society Science Honor Society...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1170, Top 1%
State: Montana Program: Arts & Science SAT II: US History 620, English 640 AP: US History 4, English Lit 5, English Lang 5, Biology 4, US Gov 5 GPA: 4.0 (Unweighted) Gender: Female Profile of Activities: -Art Club (4 years, President) -Art on display in local businesses -Participated in Minneapolis College of Art and Design's summer program -All state orchestra (4 years) -All northwestern orchestra (2 years) -Superior ratings at regional and state level "solo day" -Missoula Youth Symphony Orchestra (3 years)...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1170, Top 20%
School Clubs and Activities Be Proud Drug Awareness Program, 9,10,11,12 Student Dance Association, 9,10,12 Captain, 10 National Honors Society, 11,12 Freshman Buddy Program, 12 Community Activities Nursing Home Holiday Shows, 9,10,11,12 Donations and Service to the Community Through NHS, 11,12 Relay For Life, 11,12 Volunteer Dance Teacher, 9,10,11,12 Athletics JV Cheerleading, 10 Varsity Cheerleading, 11, 12 Captain, 12 Competitive Dance, 9,10,11,12 Employment Wayne/Livingston Pharmacy and...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1170, Top 5%
Varsity Cheerleading - 9-10 Varsity Track and Field - 11-12 Varsity Cross Country - 12 Varsity Winter Track - 12 Volunteer at WVIA Public Broadcast - 10-12 National Honor Society - 10-12 Student Council - 9 Concert Band (first Clarinet and Section Leader)- 9-12 Volunteer at the Ayn Rand Institute - 10-12 Voluntary Babysitter and Church Nursery Worker - 9-12 Youth Group - 9-12 Member of the National Society for High School Scholars - 10-12 Alumna of the National Youth Leadership Forum (awarded two college credit...
4 Years Ago


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