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1590 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 795 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1500-1600.



Is 1590 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.95% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.95%
Male Percentile: 99.95%
Female Percentile: 99.96%

In 2013, 153 students scored the equivalent of 1590 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1590 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 1590 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2380 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1590 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)
Claremont McKenna College - SAT Scores (1330-1500)
Grinnell College - SAT Scores (1250-1510)


Recent History

SAT Score 1590, Top 1%
- Class President (9, 11) - Student Body President (12) - CJSF President (12) - NHS President (11, 12) - Science Olympiad Club Founder, President (10, 11, 12) - STEAM Team Captain (12) - Pep Band, Section Leader (12) - 1st chair Alto Sax (9, 10, 11, 12) - 1st Chair CA All-State Symphonic Band (11, 12) - Conducted research under several mentors at a local-ish hospital. Plan to enter research in Google Science Fair and/or Intel Science Fair (10-12) - 10 AP Classes (Bio, Chem, Physics 2 (Physics C not Offered), World ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1590, Top 20%
Tri-M Music Society, Symphonic Orchestra, FPS Club President, FPS --> 20th at Internationals, Jane Austen Club, YPCO Orchestra --> First Violin, School Newspaper --> Editor, Tennis --> Freshman Year, Track --> 3 years, TEMPO (Music Group), Community Service Club, Asian Association, CHS Club, All Suburban Orchestra, All State Orchestra (2 years), School Uniform Model (in Korea), Math Club (2 years), Community Service: at SLU's grad school (for orthodontics) and played violin and piano at various places, NHS,...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1590, Top 10%
State: Texas Program: IB SAT II: US History 800, Physics 780, Literature 790 GPA: 3.8 unweighted (4.0 scale), 5.34 weighted (5.0 scale) AP: APUSH 5, Euro History 5, Lit 5, French 5, Government 5, Physics B 4 (self-studied) IB: French 7 Gender: Female Activities: IB Student Organization Literary Magazine-3 years, editor Newspaper-1 year, editor National French Honor Society-2 years, secretary Girl Scouts-4 years, planned council-wide events/campouts, Gold Award Summer counselor at camp for disabled youth...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1590, Top 5%
Captain of Mock Trial and Moot Court team Piano for 11 years; winner of several international and national competitions; performed with Orchestra overseas; performed at Carnegie Hall as winner of international piano competition; sent in music supplement (really strong) Pianist for youth orchestra Coach for young pianists Perform at senior centers and in charity concerts FBLA - state winner Tutor Math Community college advanced math course (calc 3) Chair of a youth advisory council for the county Library volunteer...
6 Years Ago


SAT Score 1590, Top 5%
Program: Engineering -AP Calculus -AP Comparative Gov't and Politics -Previous college courses in high-school(Pre-Calculus) -AP Statistics -Band (2 Years) -National Music Society -National Honors Society -32 ACT Test score -4 years of Engineering courses including portfolio's (Civil Eng., Mechanical Eng., Architecture, etc.) in the Project Lead the Way curriculum (PLTW) -Gender: Male -GPA: 3.3/4.00 -Community Service: Helped 8th grade students in Algebra at the towns middle-school (2 years) -AP Physics...
7 Years Ago


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