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Valpo SAT Scores

Valparaiso, Indiana

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SAT scores needed to get into Valparaiso University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Valparaiso University 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 "neither required nor recommended". 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 1175

The average composite SAT score for admitted Valparaiso University freshman is 1175 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1175 is in the 73rd percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1070 to 1280

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1280. The 75th percentile score is 1280 while the 25th percentile score is 1070.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Valpo but we estimate it to be around a 960 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 585

The average score for Valpo students on the math portion of the SAT is 585 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 530 and the 75th percentile score 640.

Average SAT Reading Score 590

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 540 to 640 and the average score for Valparaiso University students is 590.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

73 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Valparaiso University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Valparaiso University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 93.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.76.

Can I get into Valpo with a 1280 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1280 or higher is very competitive at Valpo and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 96% or higher.

Can I get into Valpo with a 1180 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1180 to 1270 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 93% to 96%.

Can I get into Valpo with a 1070 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1070 to 1170 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 87% to 93% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Valpo with a 960 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 960 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 87% chance of admission to Valpo. SAT scores below 960 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Valparaiso 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 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 95%
1210 94%
1200 94%
1190 94%
1180 93%
1170 93%
1160 92%
1150 92%
1140 91%
1130 91%
1120 90%
1110 90%
1100 89%
1090 89%
1080 88%
1070 87%
1060 87%
1050 86%
1040 85%
1030 85%
1020 84%
1010 83%
1000 82%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152600 IPEDS survey data for Valparaiso University.