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SAT scores needed to get into Bentley University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1270

The average composite SAT score for admitted Bentley University freshman is 1270 out of 1600. Bentley students have the 141st highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1270 is in the 85th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1180 to 1360

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1180 to 1360. The 75th percentile score is 1360 while the 25th percentile score is 1180.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Bentley but we estimate it to be around a 1090 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 650

The average score for Bentley students on the math portion of the SAT is 650 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 600 and the 75th percentile score 700.

Average SAT Reading Score 620

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 580 to 660 and the average score for Bentley University students is 620.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

83 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Bentley University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Bentley University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 57.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.

Can I get into Bentley with a 1360 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1360 or higher is very competitive at Bentley and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 72% or higher.

Can I get into Bentley with a 1270 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1270 to 1350 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 58% to 71%.

Can I get into Bentley with a 1180 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1180 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 42% to 56% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Bentley with a 1090 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1090 to 1170 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 40% chance of admission to Bentley. SAT scores below 1090 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Bentley University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 93%
1580 93%
1570 92%
1560 92%
1550 91%
1540 90%
1530 90%
1520 89%
1510 88%
1500 88%
1490 87%
1480 86%
1470 85%
1460 84%
1450 83%
1440 82%
1430 81%
1420 80%
1410 79%
1400 78%
1390 76%
1380 75%
1370 74%
1360 72%
1350 71%
1340 69%
1330 68%
1320 66%
1310 65%
1300 63%
1290 61%
1280 60%
1270 58%
1260 56%
1250 54%
1240 53%
1230 51%
1220 49%
1210 47%
1200 46%
1190 44%
1180 42%
1170 40%
1160 39%
1150 37%
1140 35%
1130 34%
1120 32%
1110 31%
1100 29%
1090 28%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164739 IPEDS survey data for Bentley University.