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Sacramento State SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into California State University Sacramento

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1030

The average composite SAT score for admitted California State University Sacramento freshman is 1030 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1030 is in the 45th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 930 to 1130

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 930 to 1130. The 75th percentile score is 1130 while the 25th percentile score is 930.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Sacramento State but we estimate it to be around a 830 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 510

The average score for Sacramento State students on the math portion of the SAT is 510 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 460 and the 75th percentile score 560.

Average SAT Reading Score 520

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 470 to 570 and the average score for California State University Sacramento students is 520.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

93 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to California State University Sacramento

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at California State University Sacramento based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 83.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.41.

Can I get into Sacramento State with a 1130 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1130 or higher is very competitive at Sacramento State and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 90% or higher.

Can I get into Sacramento State with a 1030 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1030 to 1120 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 83% to 90%.

Can I get into Sacramento State with a 930 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 930 to 1020 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 72% to 82% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Sacramento State with a 830 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 830 to 920 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 71% chance of admission to Sacramento State. SAT scores below 830 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to California State University Sacramento by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 99%
1540 99%
1530 99%
1520 99%
1510 99%
1500 99%
1490 99%
1480 99%
1470 99%
1460 99%
1450 99%
1440 99%
1430 98%
1420 98%
1410 98%
1400 98%
1390 98%
1380 98%
1370 98%
1360 98%
1350 97%
1340 97%
1330 97%
1320 97%
1310 97%
1300 97%
1290 96%
1280 96%
1270 96%
1260 96%
1250 95%
1240 95%
1230 95%
1220 94%
1210 94%
1200 94%
1190 93%
1180 93%
1170 92%
1160 92%
1150 91%
1140 91%
1130 90%
1120 90%
1110 89%
1100 88%
1090 88%
1080 87%
1070 86%
1060 86%
1050 85%
1040 84%
1030 83%
1020 82%
1010 81%
1000 80%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110617 IPEDS survey data for California State University Sacramento.