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1560 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 780 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1470-1600.



Is 1560 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.85% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.85%
Male Percentile: 99.82%
Female Percentile: 99.87%

In 2013, 534 students scored the equivalent of 1560 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1560 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 35 out of 36. A 1560 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2340 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1560 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)
Claremont McKenna College - SAT Scores (1330-1500)
Middlebury College - SAT Scores (1280-1480)
Wesleyan University - SAT Scores (1300-1480)
Grinnell College - SAT Scores (1250-1510)


Recent History

SAT Score 1560, Top 1%
State or Country: Pennsylvania Program: Biology, Environmental Science SAT II: Math II 800, Biology 760 AP: Environmental Science 5, Government 5, Statistics 5, Biology 5, Literature 4, Language 4 GPA: 4.47 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: 4-H (11 yrs) o Diamond Award, founded environmental science club o National 4-H Congress Delegate o State Public Speaking Champion o Club President 3 years o Raised dairy, poultry, goats & rabbits o taught environmental science class o Grand Champion Deco...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1560, Top 1%
State or Country: California Program: Human Biology SAT II: Chemistry 800, Math II 780, U.S. History 750 AP: Chem 4, World History 4, Biology 4, Language 5, Calc AB 5, US History 5, Literature 5, Calc BC 5, Spanish 5, Bio 4 GPA: 3.9 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Academic Decathlon (Captain, 4 years) - County 3rd place, 3rd at state - Key Club (4 years, Events Coordinator) -CSF (4 years, Jr. Tutoring Coordinator, Sealbearer) - Science Olympiad (2 years) - Class Council (2 years) ...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1560, Top 20%
Illustrated 2 books the first went to funding cancer research. Interned for a start up book company and illustrating a comic strip for the NY times. Started a United Way nonprofit governing body that controls volunteerism via non profits. JSA California Dircetor of Political Affairs. Congressional Art Competition winner. Started a business with other students and designed an iPhone case and Shampoo bottle. My art portfolio is strong and exhibits the best of my talent has to offer. Deabte team treasurer. Art club preside...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1560, Top 1%
First regional violin quartet as first violin Attended master class for piano as part of a trio, taught by Margo Garrett, pianist Pit orchestra (9,10) Newspaper (staff writer 9, features editor 10, managing editor 11, editor-in-chief 12) Knowledge Bowl (A team 11, won regionals and sixth at state) Leader of SOS, youth group band (10,11,12) Youth Group (activities coordinator 10, vp 11 and 12) MCS 10,11,12 Science bowl team B captain Pit orchestra, first chair 10 Reflections contest first regionals art and music Se...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1560, Top 1%
State or Country: Maryland SAT: Math II 800, Biology 800, Chemistry 800 AP: US History 5, Biology 5, Spanish 5, US Government 5, Chemistry 5, BC Calculus 5, English Language 5, World History 5, Studio art 5, Computer Science 5 GPA: 4.0 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: -Captain of Math Team (2 years) -President of Biology Club (2 years) -President and Founder of Recreational Mathematics Club (3 years) -President and Founder of Chemistry Olympiad team (2 years) -Student coordinator for Adventures in Biology pr...
6 Years Ago


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