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SAT scores needed to get into Wayne State University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1145

The average composite SAT score for admitted Wayne State University freshman is 1145 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1145 is in the 68th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1030 to 1260

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1030 to 1260. The 75th percentile score is 1260 while the 25th percentile score is 1030.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by WSU but we estimate it to be around a 910 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 570

The average score for WSU students on the math portion of the SAT is 570 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 510 and the 75th percentile score 630.

Average SAT Reading Score 575

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 520 to 630 and the average score for Wayne State University students is 575.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

48 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Wayne State University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Wayne State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 63.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.42.

Can I get into WSU with a 1260 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1260 or higher is very competitive at WSU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 76% or higher.

Can I get into WSU with a 1150 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1150 to 1250 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 64% to 75%.

Can I get into WSU with a 1030 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1030 to 1140 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 47% to 62% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into WSU with a 910 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 910 to 1020 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 46% chance of admission to WSU. SAT scores below 910 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Wayne State University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 96%
1590 95%
1580 95%
1570 95%
1560 95%
1550 94%
1540 94%
1530 94%
1520 93%
1510 93%
1500 93%
1490 92%
1480 92%
1470 91%
1460 91%
1450 90%
1440 90%
1430 89%
1420 89%
1410 88%
1400 88%
1390 87%
1380 86%
1370 86%
1360 85%
1350 84%
1340 83%
1330 83%
1320 82%
1310 81%
1300 80%
1290 79%
1280 78%
1270 77%
1260 76%
1250 75%
1240 74%
1230 73%
1220 72%
1210 71%
1200 70%
1190 69%
1180 67%
1170 66%
1160 65%
1150 64%
1140 62%
1130 61%
1120 60%
1110 58%
1100 57%
1090 56%
1080 54%
1070 53%
1060 51%
1050 50%
1040 49%
1030 47%
1020 46%
1010 44%
1000 43%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172644 IPEDS survey data for Wayne State University.