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SAT scores needed to get into Florida Atlantic University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1140

The average composite SAT score for admitted Florida Atlantic University freshman is 1140 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1140 is in the 66th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1060 to 1220

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1060 to 1220. The 75th percentile score is 1220 while the 25th percentile score is 1060.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by FAU but we estimate it to be around a 980 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 560

The average score for FAU students on the math portion of the SAT is 560 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 520 and the 75th percentile score 600.

Average SAT Reading Score 580

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 540 to 620 and the average score for Florida Atlantic University students is 580.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

74 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Florida Atlantic University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Florida Atlantic University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 74.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.66 weighted.

Can I get into FAU with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1220 or higher is very competitive at FAU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 85% or higher.

Can I get into FAU with a 1140 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1140 to 1210 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 75% to 84%.

Can I get into FAU with a 1060 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1060 to 1130 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 61% to 73% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into FAU with a 980 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 980 to 1050 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 59% chance of admission to FAU. SAT scores below 980 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Florida Atlantic University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 99%
1540 99%
1530 99%
1520 98%
1510 98%
1500 98%
1490 98%
1480 98%
1470 98%
1460 98%
1450 97%
1440 97%
1430 97%
1420 97%
1410 96%
1400 96%
1390 96%
1380 95%
1370 95%
1360 95%
1350 94%
1340 94%
1330 93%
1320 93%
1310 92%
1300 92%
1290 91%
1280 90%
1270 89%
1260 89%
1250 88%
1240 87%
1230 86%
1220 85%
1210 84%
1200 83%
1190 82%
1180 81%
1170 79%
1160 78%
1150 76%
1140 75%
1130 73%
1120 72%
1110 70%
1100 69%
1090 67%
1080 65%
1070 63%
1060 61%
1050 59%
1040 57%
1030 55%
1020 53%
1010 51%
1000 49%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133669 IPEDS survey data for Florida Atlantic University.