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1500 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 750 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1410-1590.



Is 1500 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.2% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.2%
Male Percentile: 99.1%
Female Percentile: 99.3%

In 2013, 1,394 students scored the equivalent of 1500 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1500 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 33 out of 36. A 1500 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2250 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1500 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

California Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1490-1600)
Harvard University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
Princeton University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
University of Chicago - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Yale University - SAT Scores (1410-1590)
Columbia University - SAT Scores (1390-1570)
Dartmouth College - SAT Scores (1360-1560)
Stanford University - SAT Scores (1380-1570)
Vanderbilt University - SAT Scores (1400-1570)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Brown University - SAT Scores (1330-1540)
Duke University - SAT Scores (1370-1560)
Northwestern University - SAT Scores (1390-1550)
Rice University - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
University of Pennsylvania - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
Washington University in St Louis - SAT Scores (1420-1550)
Georgetown University - SAT Scores (1310-1500)
Tufts University - SAT Scores (1370-1530)
University of Notre Dame - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Carnegie Mellon University - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Williams College - SAT Scores (1340-1560)
Amherst College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Bowdoin College - SAT Scores (1360-1510)
Harvey Mudd College - SAT Scores (1400-1560)
Pomona College - SAT Scores (1380-1550)
Swarthmore College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Wellesley College - SAT Scores (1310-1510)
Carleton College - SAT Scores (1340-1520)
Haverford College - SAT Scores (1310-1490)
Reed College - SAT Scores (1270-1460)
Claremont McKenna College - SAT Scores (1330-1500)
Macalester College - SAT Scores (1230-1440)
Middlebury College - SAT Scores (1280-1480)
Oberlin College - SAT Scores (1270-1455)
Vassar College - SAT Scores (1310-1470)
Washington and Lee University - SAT Scores (1310-1460)
Wesleyan University - SAT Scores (1300-1480)
Scripps College - SAT Scores (1290-1460)
Barnard College - SAT Scores (1260-1450)
Davidson College - SAT Scores (1220-1430)


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SAT Score 1500, Top 10%
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SAT Score 1500, Top 1%
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SAT Score 1500, Top 5%
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SAT Score 1500, Top 1%
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SAT Score 1500, Top 70%
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