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1520 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 760 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1430-1600.



Is 1520 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.51% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.51%
Male Percentile: 99.4%
Female Percentile: 99.58%

In 2013, 1,019 students scored the equivalent of 1520 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1520 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 34 out of 36. A 1520 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2280 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1520 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)


Recent History

SAT Score 1520, Top 50%
Mom - Just about nine years ago to the day, about to turn 40, your Auntie Shelley called and told me to go to a certian store to pick up my present. crazy.I walk into this wonderful little shop say hi I'm Dawn and they hand me a bag, big smiles on their faces. In the car I ripped that package open and laughed my head off. It was Ha' and it was one of the most perfectly wonderful moments in life.How perfect. It means what you need it to mean at any given moment Life is good Ha Life is totally messed up Ha I burnt the c...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1520, Top 1%
State: Connecticut Program: Math/Statistics, Philosophy SAT II: World History 760, Math Level II 740, Chemistry 710, French with Listening 800 AP: English Lit 4, US History 5, Calculus AB 5, Statistics 5 GPA: 4.0 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Class President - Amnesty International - Newspaper - Choir - Tutor - Volunteering - President's Volunteer Service Award (Teen) - bronze, silver and gold - President's Volunteer Service Award (Young Adult) - bronze and silver (working towards ...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1520, Top 5%
State or Country: China Program: Economics, Music Performance GPA: 3.85 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: - Varsity/APAC Band (Head of the Section, 4 yrs) - Varsity/APAC Swimming (2 yrs) - Highschool Musical (2 years) - Liphy Magazine (Head of Design, 4 yrs) - Global Issues Network (3 yrs) - Model United Nations (4 yrs) - Won Best Delagate Award - Chaired 4 conferences - Peer Tutoring (Coordinator 4 yrs) - Student Council (Class Secretary, Executive Secretary, Executive Vice President, 3 yrs) - ...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1520, Top 1%
City/State: New York, New York Program: Arts and Science SAT II: Biology 750, Chemistry 730, US History 750, French 780 AP: Math, French, English GPA: 3.9 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: Debate Team - 4 years Model Congress - 4 years, Distinguished Delegate Photography Awards: Scholastic Magazine, multiple awards including 4 Gold Awards, 3 Silver Awards Orchestra - 4 years, Flute Piano - studied 12 years, performed at Steinway Hall Web design and computer game programming...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1520, Top 10%
Vice President and Treasurer - Student Council Research Intern - Rutgers Medical School Dance - 14 years on a team Model UN Vice-President Basketball Varsity and JV team Shadowed gastroenterologist, pediatric emergency doctor, dentist, and orthodontist National Honor Society Treasurer Research Team Leader- Spirits of Innovation National Competiton Science League Team - Chemistry and Physics Math League Team - Top Team Scorers Robert Wood Johnson volunteer Global Dental Relief Volunteer ...
6 Years Ago


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