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Tufts SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Tufts University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Tufts 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 1495

The average composite SAT score for admitted Tufts University freshman is 1495 out of 1600. Tufts students have the 25th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1495 is in the 99th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1440 to 1550

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1440 to 1550. The 75th percentile score is 1550 while the 25th percentile score is 1440.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Tufts but we estimate it to be around a 1380 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 760

The average score for Tufts students on the math portion of the SAT is 760 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 730 and the 75th percentile score 790.

Average SAT Reading Score 735

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 710 to 760 and the average score for Tufts University students is 735.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

32 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Tufts University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Tufts University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 11.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.91.

Can I get into Tufts with a 1550 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1550 or higher is very competitive at Tufts and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 19% or higher.

Can I get into Tufts with a 1500 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1500 to 1540 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 12% to 17%.

Can I get into Tufts with a 1440 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1440 to 1490 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 6% to 10% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Tufts with a 1380 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1380 to 1430 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 5% chance of admission to Tufts. SAT scores below 1380 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Tufts University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 30%
1590 27%
1580 25%
1570 23%
1560 21%
1550 19%
1540 17%
1530 16%
1520 14%
1510 13%
1500 12%
1490 10%
1480 9%
1470 8%
1460 8%
1450 7%
1440 6%
1430 5%
1420 5%
1410 4%
1400 4%
1390 4%
1380 3%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168148 IPEDS survey data for Tufts University.