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1220 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 610 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1130-1310.



Is 1220 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 83.1% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 83.1%
Male Percentile: 81.6%
Female Percentile: 84.4%

In 2013, 10,230 students scored the equivalent of 1220 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1220 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 26 out of 36. A 1220 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1830 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1220 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

University of Tulsa - SAT Scores (1130-1390)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - SAT Scores (1190-1410)
American University - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
George Washington University - SAT Scores (1200-1400)
University of Maryland-College Park - SAT Scores (1210-1430)
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)
Boston University - SAT Scores (1190-1400)
Colorado School of Mines - SAT Scores (1190-1380)
Fordham University - SAT Scores (1170-1360)
Missouri University of Science and Technology - SAT Scores (1140-1370)
Stevens Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1230-1400)
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)
Liberal Arts Colleges

New College of Florida - SAT Scores (1170-1360)
Wheaton College - SAT Scores (1210-1420)
Beloit College - SAT Scores (1090-1360)
Bryn Mawr College - SAT Scores (1220-1480)
St. Olaf College - SAT Scores (1170-1410)
Earlham College - SAT Scores (1120-1310)
Lewis & Clark College - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
Occidental College - SAT Scores (1210-1400)
Thomas Aquinas College - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
Coe College - SAT Scores (975-1350)
Gettysburg College - SAT Scores (1200-1370)
Rhodes College - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
University of Minnesota-Morris - SAT Scores (1040-1300)
University of Richmond - SAT Scores (1220-1410)
Bucknell University - SAT Scores (1210-1400)
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)


Recent History

SAT Score 1220, Top 10%
(As a current Junior) State: PA GPA: 95.3 out of 100 AP Classes: Psychology, will take Government, Statistics, and Environmental Science as a Senior Program: Business Awards: Congressional Scholar Athlete Award, All-League Track and Field athlete, 2x All-County Honorable Mention Football Extracurriculars: 7 varsity letters in football, track, and soccer, captain of the track and field team, German club, varsity club, science club, relay for life, intramural volleyball, dodgeball, and badminton....
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1220, Top 3%
State or Country: New Jersey Program: Arts & Science, Engineering GPA: 3.9 Gender: Male (First generation college student) Profile of Activities: - Varsity Winter and Spring Track & Field (4 yrs) - CARE Club (President, 4 yrs) - CARE for Kids (President, 3 yrs) - Howell First Aid Squad (President, 4 years) - Internship with Orthopedic Surgeon (Summer, 1 Year) - NHS (President, 2 Years) - Science NHS (Founder and President, 1 year) - Volunteer at Hospital (250+ hours, 4 years) - 600+ Volunteer Hours (Total) ...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1220, Top 1%
Country: India Program:Computer Science SAT II: Chemistry 790, Physics 770, Maths L2 760 AP: Chem 4, Physics 5, Calculus AB 5.. GPA: 4.0 Gender: Male Academic Awards and Honors Advanced Placement Scholar (AP Scholar) Tech Quiz(1st XI Won the first prize in interschool Quiz competition held at Manav Rachna International School, Sector-14, Faridabad.) Symposium(Won the first prize in a symposium topic: Tackling natural calamities) Robotics(Won the first prize in interschool robotics competition held at Manav...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1220, Top 1%
AP: AP Environmental Science, AP World History, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language and Composition, AP U.S History AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP U.S Government GPA: 4.62 weighted Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Marching Band (Section leader, 2 yrs) - Symphonic Band (2 yrs) - Beta Club (2 yrs) - National Spanish Honors Society (3 yrs) - Mu Alpha Theta (1 yr) - National Art Honor Society (1 yr) - National Music Honor Society [Tri M] (1 yr)...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1220, Top 5%
State or Country: Connecticut Program: Computer Science, Math SAT II: Math I 730, Physics 570, Math II 710 AP: Chem 5, Physics 4, Bio 4.. GPA: 3.7 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: - NHS - Student Council (President, 4 yrs) - Leo Club (4 yrs) - Fresh start mentor (2 yrs) - Peer Mentor (4 yrs) - Academic Quiz Bowl (1 yr) - Yearbook (Editor, 4 yrs) - Math Club (Founder and President 1 yr) - Created own company at age 12 (iPhone apps and websites) - Started a non-profit called anti-bully place (uses tech...
6 Years Ago


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