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740 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 370 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 650-830.



Is 740 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 8.8% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 8.8%
Male Percentile: 8.5%
Female Percentile: 9.0%

In 2013, 7,922 students scored the equivalent of 740 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 740 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 14 out of 36. A 740 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1110 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 740 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Liberal Arts Colleges

Tougaloo College - SAT Scores (717-957)
Lane College - SAT Scores (780-1130)
Trinity Baptist College - SAT Scores (695-960)
Pine Manor College - SAT Scores (660-860)
Paine College - SAT Scores (680-860)
Saint Augustines College - SAT Scores (665-865)
Virginia Union University - SAT Scores (670-840)


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