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SAT scores needed to get into Colgate University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1470

The average composite SAT score for admitted Colgate University freshman is 1470 out of 1600. Colgate students have the 48th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1470 is in the 98th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1410 to 1530

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1410 to 1530. The 75th percentile score is 1530 while the 25th percentile score is 1410.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Colgate but we estimate it to be around a 1350 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 745

The average score for Colgate students on the math portion of the SAT is 745 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 710 and the 75th percentile score 780.

Average SAT Reading Score 725

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 700 to 750 and the average score for Colgate University students is 725.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

31 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Colgate University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Colgate University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 12.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.77.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1530 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1530 or higher is very competitive at Colgate 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 21% or higher.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1470 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1470 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 extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 12% to 19%.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1410 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1410 to 1460 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 7% to 11% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1350 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1350 to 1400 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 6% chance of admission to Colgate. SAT scores below 1350 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class
Admission chances to Colgate University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 35%
1590 33%
1580 31%
1570 28%
1560 26%
1550 24%
1540 22%
1530 21%
1520 19%
1510 17%
1500 16%
1490 14%
1480 13%
1470 12%
1460 11%
1450 10%
1440 9%
1430 8%
1420 7%
1410 7%
1400 6%
1390 5%
1380 5%
1370 4%
1360 4%
1350 4%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190099 IPEDS survey data for Colgate University.