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1040 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 520 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 950-1130.

Is 1040 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 55.7% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 55.7%
Male Percentile: 53.6%
Female Percentile: 57.6%

In 2013, 16,778 students scored the equivalent of 1040 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.

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

How does an 1040 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 22 out of 36. A 1040 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1560 out of 2400.

What are some schools I should consider with a 1040 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)
University of the Pacific - SAT Scores (1030-1320)
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)
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus - SAT Scores (1040-1290)
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)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Coe College - SAT Scores (975-1350)
Cornell College - SAT Scores (1030-1300)
William Jewell College - SAT Scores (1010-1305)
Transylvania University - SAT Scores (1030-1280)
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)
Oglethorpe University - SAT Scores (1010-1230)
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)

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