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840 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 420 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 750-930.



Is 840 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 20.3% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 20.3%
Male Percentile: 19.3%
Female Percentile: 21.2%

In 2013, 13,420 students scored the equivalent of 840 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 840 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 17 out of 36. A 840 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1260 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 840 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

New Mexico State University-Main Campus - SAT Scores (820-1070)
Indiana State University - SAT Scores (800-1010)
The University of Texas at El Paso - SAT Scores (820-1040)
University of Bridgeport - SAT Scores (830-1010)
Morgan State University - SAT Scores (810-970)
Texas A & M University-Kingsville - SAT Scores (800-1020)
North Carolina A & T State University - SAT Scores (820-980)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - SAT Scores (780-960)
Clark Atlanta University - SAT Scores (770-940)
South Carolina State University - SAT Scores (835-856)
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)
Muskingum College - SAT Scores (810-1050)
Bethel College - SAT Scores (845-1015)
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)


Recent History

SAT Score 840, Top 10%
State or Country: New York Program: Engineering.. SAT II: NONE YET AP: US History 4, European History 3, Language 3, Psychology 4.. GPA: 4.0 Gender: Female Ethnicity: South Asian (Pakistani) Profile of Activities: - Hospital Volunteer (4 years) - Engineering Internship at local college - (3 yrs) - Nursing home Volunteer (2 yrs) - Organic Chem Lab intern - Material Physics Lab Intern - Volunteer at low-income area Clinic - Won 10+ Awards for Academic Excellence - Best Presentation/2 Research Awards- ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 840, Top 10%
State or country: Arizona Program: Arts & Science GPA: 3.5 Academic GPA: 4.3 Gender: Female Profile of Activities Cortney's Place: Secretary sophomore year, Vice president junior year, President senior year Choir: Representative sophomore year, Secretary junior year, Events manager senior year NBT: pop a capella group National Honor Society Peer Assistant for special needs children sophomore year GOALS: Treasurer Junior year Internship at Budge Studios in Montreal CA: 2016 and 2017 1st place finalist at Hot ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 840, Top 20%
State or Country: Maryland Program: Biochemistry AP: Calculus AB 4, Calculus BC 4, (currently enrolled in AP Environmental Science) Dual Enrollment: Chem 101 at Hood College B+ (currently enrolled in Chem 102) GPA: 3.9 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Over 100 hours of community service - Work as a restaurant hostess (3 years) - Science Olympiad (2 years) - Science Olympiad middle school coach (3 years) - Leaders in Training (1 year) - Football Manager (2 years) - Future Business Leaders of America (3...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 840, Top 50%
State or Country: New Jersey Program: Engineering, science & Art... Honors: U.S History 2, English, Math GPA: 3.001 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Varsity Basketball (Captain Jr. year, 4 yrs) -Most Improved - Varsity Field Hockey (3 yrs) -Most Improved - Varsity Softball (3 yrs) - Honor Society (3 yrs) -French Honor Society (1 yr) -Designer -Film Society (1 yr) -Christian Society (1 yr) -Treasurer -Church Choir (2 yrs) -Piano (4 yrs) Volunteer: -Soup Kitchen -Clean Church -Gar...
7 Years Ago


SAT Score 840, Top 5%
Currently a senior in High School GPA: 3.6/4.0 and 4.6/5.0 ACT: waiting for results SAT: taken them twice top scores, CR-430 , MT-460, WR-390 Dual Enrollment: quantitative literacy Class Rank: top 20, also a honors student EC's: I have been in most of these clubs since freshman year Cross Country, 4 yr varsity runner, Co-captain 11th and 12th grade Track and field, 4 year varsity runner, Co-captain 11th and 12th grade Class president 9th-11th, senior class vice president, Peer leadership-9th,10th,11th, 12th preside...
7 Years Ago


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