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1600 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 800 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1510-1600.

Is 1600 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.98% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.98%
Male Percentile: 99.98%
Female Percentile: 99.99%

In 2013, 238 students scored the equivalent of 1600 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.

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

How does an 1600 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 36 out of 36. A 1600 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2400 out of 2400.

What are some schools I should consider with a 1600 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)
Tufts University - SAT Scores (1370-1530)
University of Notre Dame - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Carnegie Mellon University - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Cornell University - SAT Scores (1320-1520)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Williams College - SAT Scores (1340-1560)
Amherst College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Harvey Mudd College - SAT Scores (1400-1560)
Pomona College - SAT Scores (1380-1550)
Swarthmore College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Carleton College - SAT Scores (1340-1520)

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SAT Score 1600, Top 1%
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SAT Score 1600, Top 1%
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SAT Score 1600, Top 1%
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SAT Score 1600, Top 1%
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