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800 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 400 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 710-890.

Is 800 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 15.0% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 15.0%
Male Percentile: 14.3%
Female Percentile: 15.5%

In 2013, 11,444 students scored the equivalent of 800 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.

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

How does an 800 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 16 out of 36. A 800 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1200 out of 2400.

What are some schools I should consider with a 800 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Texas A & M University-Kingsville - SAT Scores (800-1020)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - SAT Scores (780-960)
Clark Atlanta University - SAT Scores (770-940)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Tougaloo College - SAT Scores (717-957)
Bethany College - SAT Scores (770-1020)
Lane College - SAT Scores (780-1130)
Greensboro College - SAT Scores (780-1010)
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)
Olivet College - SAT Scores (800-920)
Virginia Union University - SAT Scores (670-840)

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