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SAT scores needed to get into University of Colorado Denver

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1105

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Colorado Denver freshman is 1105 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1105 is in the 61st percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1000 to 1210

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1000 to 1210. The 75th percentile score is 1210 while the 25th percentile score is 1000.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by CU Denver but we estimate it to be around a 890 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 555

The average score for CU Denver students on the math portion of the SAT is 555 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 510 and the 75th percentile score 600.

Average SAT Reading Score 550

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 490 to 610 and the average score for University of Colorado Denver students is 550.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

80 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Colorado Denver

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Colorado Denver based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 66.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.48.

Can I get into CU Denver with a 1210 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1210 or higher is very competitive at CU Denver and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 79% or higher.

Can I get into CU Denver with a 1110 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1110 to 1200 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 67% to 78%.

Can I get into CU Denver with a 1000 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1000 to 1100 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 51% to 65% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into CU Denver with a 890 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 890 to 990 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 49% chance of admission to CU Denver. SAT scores below 890 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of Colorado Denver by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 98%
1590 97%
1580 97%
1570 97%
1560 97%
1550 97%
1540 97%
1530 96%
1520 96%
1510 96%
1500 96%
1490 95%
1480 95%
1470 95%
1460 94%
1450 94%
1440 94%
1430 93%
1420 93%
1410 93%
1400 92%
1390 92%
1380 91%
1370 91%
1360 90%
1350 90%
1340 89%
1330 88%
1320 88%
1310 87%
1300 86%
1290 86%
1280 85%
1270 84%
1260 83%
1250 82%
1240 82%
1230 81%
1220 80%
1210 79%
1200 78%
1190 77%
1180 75%
1170 74%
1160 73%
1150 72%
1140 71%
1130 69%
1120 68%
1110 67%
1100 65%
1090 64%
1080 62%
1070 61%
1060 60%
1050 58%
1040 57%
1030 55%
1020 54%
1010 52%
1000 51%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126562 IPEDS survey data for University of Colorado Denver.