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Brandeis University SAT Scores

Waltham, Massachusetts

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SAT scores needed to get into Brandeis University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Brandeis 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 "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.

Average SAT Score 1450

The average composite SAT score for admitted Brandeis University freshman is 1450 out of 1600. Brandeis University students have the 46th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1450 is in the 98th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1370 to 1530

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1370 to 1530. The 75th percentile score is 1530 while the 25th percentile score is 1370.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Brandeis University but we estimate it to be around a 1290 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 740

The average score for Brandeis University students on the math portion of the SAT is 740 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 700 and the 75th percentile score 780.

Average SAT Reading Score 710

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 670 to 750 and the average score for Brandeis University students is 710.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

40 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Brandeis University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Brandeis University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 39.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.84.

Can I get into Brandeis University with a 1530 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1530 or higher is very competitive at Brandeis University and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 55% or higher.

Can I get into Brandeis University with a 1450 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1450 to 1520 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 39% to 53%.

Can I get into Brandeis University with a 1370 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1370 to 1440 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 25% to 37% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Brandeis University with a 1290 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1290 to 1360 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 24% chance of admission to Brandeis University. SAT scores below 1290 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Brandeis University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 68%
1590 66%
1580 64%
1570 63%
1560 61%
1550 59%
1540 57%
1530 55%
1520 53%
1510 51%
1500 49%
1490 47%
1480 45%
1470 43%
1460 41%
1450 39%
1440 37%
1430 35%
1420 33%
1410 32%
1400 30%
1390 28%
1380 27%
1370 25%
1360 24%
1350 22%
1340 21%
1330 20%
1320 18%
1310 17%
1300 16%
1290 15%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165015 IPEDS survey data for Brandeis University.