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990 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 495 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 900-1080.



Is 990 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 45.7% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 45.7%
Male Percentile: 43.7%
Female Percentile: 47.5%

In 2013, 16,984 students scored the equivalent of 990 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 990 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 20 out of 36. A 990 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1480 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 990 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Regent University - SAT Scores (950-1190)
North Dakota State University-Main Campus - SAT Scores (960-1250)
Andrews University - SAT Scores (910-1200)
Mississippi State University - SAT Scores (970-1250)
The University of Montana - SAT Scores (960-1190)
University of Utah - SAT Scores (980-1268)
University of California-Santa Cruz - SAT Scores (960-1230)
University of New Mexico-Main Campus - SAT Scores (940-1210)
University of Wyoming - SAT Scores (980-1250)
Utah State University - SAT Scores (970-1250)
Azusa Pacific University - SAT Scores (980-1210)
George Fox University - SAT Scores (930-1200)
Ohio University-Main Campus - SAT Scores (970-1190)
Oregon State University - SAT Scores (970-1240)
Trinity International University - SAT Scores (930-1150)
University of Arizona - SAT Scores (980-1230)
University of Colorado Denver - SAT Scores (970-1205)
University of Memphis - SAT Scores (910-1190)
Ball State University - SAT Scores (970-1150)
Howard University - SAT Scores (960-1170)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Hollins University - SAT Scores (960-1200)
Houghton College - SAT Scores (970-1225)
Stephens College - SAT Scores (850-1190)
The Evergreen State College - SAT Scores (930-1190)
Principia College - SAT Scores (908-1210)
Goshen College - SAT Scores (950-1250)
Sweet Briar College - SAT Scores (928-1200)
Georgetown College - SAT Scores (880-1160)
Guilford College - SAT Scores (940-1180)
Luther College - SAT Scores (950-1238)
Randolph College - SAT Scores (960-1190)
Saint Johns University - SAT Scores (950-1215)
University of Puerto Rico-Cayey University College - SAT Scores (944-1240)
Hiram College - SAT Scores (880-1160)
Roanoke College - SAT Scores (980-1180)
Wells College - SAT Scores (940-1170)
Marymount Manhattan College - SAT Scores (930-1150)
Randolph-Macon College - SAT Scores (970-1170)
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - SAT Scores (920-1120)
Westminster College - SAT Scores (910-1140)


Recent History

SAT Score 990, Top 1%
 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) • Chaire...
16 Months Ago


SAT Score 990, Top 30%
President of National Honor Society English Honor Society Vice President of Social Studies Honor Society President of Music Club Spanish Honor Society Thespians Troupe 721 TSTT (Todays Students Tomorrows Teachers) Peer Mentoring Program Black Achievement Award 2012& 2014 First Place Winner in Summit Essay Contest First Place Rotary Talent Show Best Supporting Actress 2013 & 2014 AP Scholar Award 2013 & 2014 University of Rochester Susan B Anthony Award 2014 Guidance Award 2014 Drama Award 2014 Captain of East...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 990, Top 5%
Kennedy Girls Soccer Team, Fall 2011, Fall 2012 Kennedy Girls Tennis Team, Spring 2012 Debate Club, Newspaper Club and Drama Club, 2011-2012 Yoga Club, 2012 Humanities Student Ambassador. 2011- 2012 Humanities Women’s Group. 2012- 2013 Camp G.O.A.L.S (2012 summer science camp) at the Intrepid Museum, NY Interviewed people on issues such as: Immigration, Anthony Weiner Re-election and etc.. HUM Bridges, 2013- 2014 HUM Student Government Rep. 2012-2014 SAT Prep at the New York Historical Society, Spring 2013 ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 990, Top 5%
-Number 21 in my class of 560 -4.27 GPA -Taken 4 ap courses junior year. Passed 3( 5 AP US history, 3 Envionmental science, 3 in Spanish 4) taking 5 ap courses this senior year( ap physics, ap english litereature, statistics, government, calculus) -President of Film Appreciation, Treasurer of Key Club, member in NHS, tutorer for the school - Played football freshman and Varsity sophomore year, Junior varsity junior year for Tennis and Varsity this year. -Have two jobs(family business and friend)...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 990, Top 20%
GPA: 4.13 AP History - 10-12 AP Econ - 12 AP English - 12 Academic Honors: National Honor Society Student of the Month: Math - 10th Photography - 11th Leadership Roles: Student Store COO - 12 Student government: 9-10 class representative 11- Class Treasurer 12 - Student Body Treasurer Athletics: Field Hockey 9-12th senior varsity captain 9-10th jv captain Lacrosse 9-12th Civic Responsibilities: Key Club 9-12th Anchor club 9-12th TATU 10-12th Girl Scouts K-12th Religious Groups: Brownbac...
5 Years Ago


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