Indiana University Bloomington 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.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Indiana University Bloomington freshman is 1270 out of 1600. IU students have the 185th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1270 is in the 85th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1160 to 1380. The 75th percentile score is 1380 while the 25th percentile score is 1160.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by IU but we estimate it to be around a 1050 total composite SAT score.
The average score for IU students on the math portion of the SAT is 640 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 580 and the 75th percentile score 700.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 580 to 680 and the average score for Indiana University Bloomington students is 630.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Indiana University Bloomington based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 85%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.74.
An SAT score of 1380 or higher is very competitive at IU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 92% or higher.
Scores between 1270 to 1370 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 85% to 91%.
SAT scores between 1160 to 1260 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 75% to 84% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1050 to 1150 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 74% chance of admission to IU. SAT scores below 1050 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151351 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Bloomington.