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Olin College SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Olin College of Engineering

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1525

The average composite SAT score for admitted Olin College of Engineering freshman is 1525 out of 1600. Olin College students have the 20th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1525 is in the 99th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1490 to 1560

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1490 to 1560. The 75th percentile score is 1560 while the 25th percentile score is 1490.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Olin College but we estimate it to be around a 1450 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 780

The average score for Olin College students on the math portion of the SAT is 780 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 770 and the 75th percentile score 790.

Average SAT Reading Score 745

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 720 to 770 and the average score for Olin College of Engineering students is 745.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

48 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Olin College of Engineering

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Olin College of Engineering based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 19.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.9.

Can I get into Olin College with a 1560 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1560 or higher is very competitive at Olin College and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 31% or higher.

Can I get into Olin College with a 1530 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1530 to 1550 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 20% to 27%.

Can I get into Olin College with a 1490 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1490 to 1520 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 11% to 18% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Olin College with a 1450 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1450 to 1480 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 9% chance of admission to Olin College. SAT scores below 1450 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class
Admission chances to Olin College of Engineering by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 48%
1590 44%
1580 39%
1570 35%
1560 31%
1550 27%
1540 24%
1530 20%
1520 18%
1510 15%
1500 13%
1490 11%
1480 9%
1470 8%
1460 7%
1450 6%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=441982 IPEDS survey data for Olin College of Engineering.