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1230 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 615 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1140-1320.



Is 1230 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 83.9% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 83.9%
Male Percentile: 82.4%
Female Percentile: 85.2%

In 2013, 10,168 students scored the equivalent of 1230 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1230 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 1230 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1840 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1230 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

University of California-Berkeley - SAT Scores (1230-1510)
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)
Southern Methodist University - SAT Scores (1220-1380)
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)
SUNY at Binghamton - SAT Scores (1210-1380)
Boston University - SAT Scores (1190-1400)
Colorado School of Mines - SAT Scores (1190-1380)
Fordham University - SAT Scores (1170-1360)
Lehigh University - SAT Scores (1240-1430)
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)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Whitman College - SAT Scores (1220-1413)
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)
Colorado College - SAT Scores (1230-1420)
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)


Recent History

SAT Score 1230, Top 10%
Volleyball (5 years) rides horses (13 years) research student in authentic science research with published paper 12 credits from State University of New York at Albany 14 credits from Ocean County College a part of National Society of High School Scholars a member of National Honors Society the Poseidon Chapter a writing center tutor a member of the debate club, class club, interact and science league volunteer at the local library, food pantry and Barnegat Bay Parnership Perry Outreach Iniative alumni ...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 1230, Top 3%
1) Internships in Air conditioning and Air handling units through Daikin, carrier and Green-heck 2) National hockey player. 3) 3 years continuous math Olympiad school topper. 4)Have attended robotic workshops and appearing for a robotic competition next month in IIT JEE 5)Training of mechanical engineering in india by daikin. 6)International Training in USA through Green Heck. 7) Performed in fund raiser as guitarist 8)interschool tennis winner 9) member of NGOs (CRY and UNIQUE NGO) for more than 2 years. 10) dis...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 1230, Top 20%
Gender: M -Varsity Wrestling (4 yrs, Captain), MAWA Eastern National Qualifier -Varsity Volleyball (2 yrs) -Internship for State Representative -Volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity -Harvesting crops for Philadelphia homeless shelter -Coats for the Cold fundraiser -Red Cross blood donation: 3 years -Black Belt in Kenpo Karate -Extreme Martial Arts Demonstration Team Leader -Weighted GPA: 4.71 -total honors classes: 3 -total AP classes: 6 -total community college classes: 2 -Hobbies: Guitar, Piano ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1230, Top 20%
White, raised in Massachusetts Class of 2015 GPA 3.99 Member of award winning A Cappella Group The Jewel Tones (3 years) Communications Manager for student-led A Cappella group the Grizzly Freakin' Man Singers (2 years) Secretary of Tri-M music honors society (1 year) Marblehead A Cappella Council representative (2 years) Crew member (lead or lead supporting character) for 5 school plays, and ensemble for 1 professional production Piano lessons from jazz pianist Mark Muzzerol (5 years) Sales assoc...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1230, Top 20%
White, raised in Massachusetts Class of 2015 GPA 3.99 Member of award winning A Cappella Group The Jewel Tones (3 years) Communications Manager for student-led A Cappella group the Grizzly Freakin' Man Singers (2 years) Secretary of Tri-M music honors society (1 year) Marblehead A Cappella Council representative (2 years) Crew member (lead or lead supporting character) for 5 school plays, and ensemble for 1 professional production Piano lessons from jazz pianist Mark Muzzerol (5 years) Sales assoc...
3 Years Ago


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