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1030 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 515 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 940-1120.



Is 1030 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 53.2% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 53.2%
Male Percentile: 51.1%
Female Percentile: 55.1%

In 2013, 17,180 students scored the equivalent of 1030 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1030 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 1030 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1540 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1030 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - SAT Scores (1020-1330)
University of Alabama in Huntsville - SAT Scores (1020-1290)
The New School - SAT Scores (1020-1235)
Montana State University - SAT Scores (1010-1250)
Regent University - SAT Scores (950-1190)
Samford University - SAT Scores (1010-1230)
North Dakota State University-Main Campus - SAT Scores (960-1250)
Andrews University - SAT Scores (910-1200)
Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus - SAT Scores (1020-1280)
Biola University - SAT Scores (1003-1240)
Colorado State University - SAT Scores (1020-1250)
Iowa State University - SAT Scores (1010-1320)
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College - SAT Scores (1020-1250)
Mississippi State University - SAT Scores (970-1250)
The University of Alabama - SAT Scores (980-1250)
The University of Montana - SAT Scores (960-1190)
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus - SAT Scores (1000-1250)
University of Utah - SAT Scores (980-1268)
Catholic University of America - SAT Scores (1010-1220)
Temple University - SAT Scores (1010-1230)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Coe College - SAT Scores (975-1350)
William Jewell College - SAT Scores (1010-1305)
Gordon College - SAT Scores (1009-1289)
Concordia College at Moorhead - SAT Scores (980-1270)
Hollins University - SAT Scores (960-1200)
Houghton College - SAT Scores (970-1225)
Millsaps College - SAT Scores (1020-1250)
Ripon College - SAT Scores (1010-1320)
Stephens College - SAT Scores (850-1190)
The Evergreen State College - SAT Scores (930-1190)
Principia College - SAT Scores (908-1210)
Eckerd College - SAT Scores (1010-1230)
Goshen College - SAT Scores (950-1250)
Hartwick College - SAT Scores (1000-1220)
Lake Forest College - SAT Scores (1020-1240)
Ohio Wesleyan University - SAT Scores (990-1250)
Salem College - SAT Scores (990-1190)
Susquehanna University - SAT Scores (1010-1230)
Sweet Briar College - SAT Scores (928-1200)
Drew University - SAT Scores (1000-1220)


Recent History

SAT Score 1030, Top 1%
State or Country: California Program: Biomedical Engineering, Math,Engineering SAT II: Bioogy 780, Math 800, US History 780 AP: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Literature, English Language, psychology, environmental, Government, Statistics, History, European History, Human Geography GPA: 4.6 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Varsity Golf (Captain, 4 yrs) -all League First Team -CIF Sectional Finalist -Bilingual certification Spanish - HOSA (Four Years) - National Honor Society - California Schola...
8 Months Ago


SAT Score 1030, Top 3%
I plan to major in BioChem or Neuroscience; Maybe do a Pre-Med track, just in case. Unweighted GPA: 3.8-3.9 SAT: 1540(superscored) SAT II: Bio- 740 Math- 780 Lit- 750 APs: APBio, APES, APUSH, APpsych, AP Calc, AP Lit, AP Macro, AP Music Theory (highest courseload possible at school) I've been taking Dual-Enrollment classes in junior and senior year with some other AP's listed above. ECs: Captain of Robotics Team (participation all 4 years) Student Treasurer of School's robotics club: writing grants to spon...
12 Months Ago


SAT Score 1030, Top 1%
State or Country: New York Program: Engineering, Arts & Science, SAT II: Chemistry 730, Math II 740 AP: Chem 4, World 4, Bio 5, Psych 5, Calc AB 5, US Hist 5, Eng Lang 5 GPA: 4.14 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: -Boy Scouts (6 yrs) -Eagle Scout -SPL -Martial Arts (12 yrs) -Black Belt -Robotics (3 yrs) -Captain -Youth Charity Organization (6 yrs) -Greek Language Study (6 yrs) -National Honor Society -Math Honor Society -VP -Science Honor Society -Chinese Honor Society -MENSA...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1030, Top 10%
AP: Bio, Calc GPA: 3.9 Gender: Female Activities/Athletics: Varsity Volleyball, (Grades 9-12) Co-captain (2014), 2 Varsity Letters, District IX Qualifier 3 Years (2011, 2012, 2014), State Qualifier (2011), 3rd Team All-Conference (2014), 2nd Team All-District (2014) Varsity Cheerleading, (Grades 10-12) Co-captain (2014), 3 Varsity Letters, State Qualifier 2 Years (2013, 2014) Varsity Track & Field, (Grades 9-12), 4 Varsity Letters, District IX Qualifier: Long Jump, 1 Year (2014) High School Gifted Program, (Grades...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1030, Top 50%
State of country- NJ Programs-Graphic Design Weighted GPA 3.4 Total GPA 3.96 other activities- president Hindi Honor society President ART club President FTA Club working as Nordstorm Model Gold Medal Fashion star program by FCClA flub volunteered YMCA 235 hours School Basketball Team for freshman year Played for county Soccer team for 5 years pre college summer program at RISD Rhode Island Middlesex county ART High school Scholarship Portfolio development program at Pratt Institute Manhattan Leader ship ...
6 Years Ago


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