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820 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 410 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 730-910.



Is 820 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 17.5% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 17.5%
Male Percentile: 16.7%
Female Percentile: 18.2%

In 2013, 12,625 students scored the equivalent of 820 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 820 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 820 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1230 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 820 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Indiana State University - SAT Scores (800-1010)
The University of Texas at El Paso - SAT Scores (820-1040)
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)
Adrian College - SAT Scores (810-950)
Bethany College - SAT Scores (770-1020)
Rosemont College - SAT Scores (790-1030)
Lane College - SAT Scores (780-1130)
Greensboro College - SAT Scores (780-1010)
Trinity Baptist College - SAT Scores (695-960)
University of Hawaii-West Oahu - SAT Scores (790-980)
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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SAT Score 820, Top 40%
Community Service Minersville Area Leo Club o Participated for 4 years President during 2016-2017 o 24 Hours of Homeless (raise money for local food banks by sleeping in boxes on the streets)  3 yeas active  Part of the committee for 3 years  Co-chaired in 2016 o Toys for Tots (help Salvation Army by distributing toys)  4 years actively participated o Pedal (rode stationary bikes at the Fairlane Mall to raise money for diseases)  Autism (2013)  Cancer (2014) ...
16 Months Ago


SAT Score 820, Top 40%
State: GA Gender: Female GPA: 3.3 Intended Major: Biology/Pre-med Ethnicity: Hispanic and African American -100+ community service hours -Battalion Commander -Female Color Guard Commander -Band percussionist base & snare (2 years) -Attended Emory prep program (over sumer 2011) -Was a soprano in my school choir (1 year) - 4 college classes (dual-enrollment (2 years) -AP Biology -AP Stat -Honors student -Debate Team 7th best speaker in Atlanta (9th grade year) -Drill Team -Honor Guard - Senior Class President...
3 Years Ago


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