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Michigan SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into University of Michigan

Average Score and SAT Requirements

University of Michigan 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 "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 1430

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Michigan freshman is 1430 out of 1600. Michigan students have the 56th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1430 is in the 97th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1340 to 1520

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1340 to 1520. The 75th percentile score is 1520 while the 25th percentile score is 1340.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Michigan but we estimate it to be around a 1250 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 730

The average score for Michigan students on the math portion of the SAT is 730 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 680 and the 75th percentile score 780.

Average SAT Reading Score 700

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 660 to 740 and the average score for University of Michigan students is 700.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

63 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Michigan

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Michigan based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 20.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.88.

Can I get into Michigan with a 1520 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1520 or higher is very competitive at Michigan 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 32% or higher.

Can I get into Michigan with a 1430 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1430 to 1510 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 31%.

Can I get into Michigan with a 1340 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1340 to 1420 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 12% to 19% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Michigan with a 1250 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1250 to 1330 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 11% chance of admission to Michigan. SAT scores below 1250 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to University of Michigan by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 46%
1590 44%
1580 42%
1570 40%
1560 39%
1550 37%
1540 35%
1530 34%
1520 32%
1510 31%
1500 29%
1490 28%
1480 26%
1470 25%
1460 24%
1450 22%
1440 21%
1430 20%
1420 19%
1410 18%
1400 17%
1390 16%
1380 15%
1370 14%
1360 13%
1350 12%
1340 12%
1330 11%
1320 10%
1310 10%
1300 9%
1290 8%
1280 8%
1270 7%
1260 7%
1250 6%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170976 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan.