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SAT scores needed to get into The University of Alabama

Average Score and SAT Requirements

The University of Alabama is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1220

The average composite SAT score for admitted The University of Alabama freshman is 1220 out of 1600. Alabama students have the 282nd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1220 is in the 78th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1070 to 1370

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1370. The 75th percentile score is 1370 while the 25th percentile score is 1070.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Alabama but we estimate it to be around a 920 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 610

The average score for Alabama students on the math portion of the SAT is 610 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 530 and the 75th percentile score 690.

Average SAT Reading Score 610

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 540 to 680 and the average score for The University of Alabama students is 610.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

17 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to The University of Alabama

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at The University of Alabama based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 78.9%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.76.

Can I get into Alabama with a 1370 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1370 or higher is very competitive at Alabama and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 88% or higher.

Can I get into Alabama with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1220 to 1360 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 79% to 87%.

Can I get into Alabama with a 1070 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1070 to 1210 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 66% to 78% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Alabama with a 920 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 920 to 1060 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 65% chance of admission to Alabama. SAT scores below 920 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to The University of Alabama by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 95%
1590 95%
1580 95%
1570 94%
1560 94%
1550 94%
1540 94%
1530 93%
1520 93%
1510 93%
1500 93%
1490 92%
1480 92%
1470 92%
1460 91%
1450 91%
1440 91%
1430 90%
1420 90%
1410 89%
1400 89%
1390 89%
1380 88%
1370 88%
1360 87%
1350 87%
1340 86%
1330 86%
1320 85%
1310 85%
1300 84%
1290 84%
1280 83%
1270 82%
1260 82%
1250 81%
1240 80%
1230 80%
1220 79%
1210 78%
1200 78%
1190 77%
1180 76%
1170 75%
1160 74%
1150 74%
1140 73%
1130 72%
1120 71%
1110 70%
1100 69%
1090 68%
1080 67%
1070 66%
1060 65%
1050 65%
1040 64%
1030 63%
1020 62%
1010 60%
1000 59%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100751 IPEDS survey data for The University of Alabama.