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Colgate SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Colgate University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1385

The average composite SAT score for admitted Colgate University freshman is 1385 out of 1600. Colgate students have the 61st highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1385 is in the 95th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1300 to 1470

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1300 to 1470. The 75th percentile score is 1470 while the 25th percentile score is 1300.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Colgate but we estimate it to be around a 1210 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 700

The average score for Colgate students on the math portion of the SAT is 700 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 650 and the 75th percentile score 750.

Average SAT Reading Score 685

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 650 to 720 and the average score for Colgate University students is 685.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

45 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 27.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.68.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1470 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1470 or higher is very competitive at Colgate and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 41% or higher but admission is competitive.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1390 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1390 to 1460 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 28% to 39%.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1300 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1300 to 1380 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 16% to 26% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Colgate with a 1210 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1210 to 1290 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 15% chance of admission to Colgate. SAT scores below 1210 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Colgate University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 65%
1590 63%
1580 62%
1570 60%
1560 58%
1550 56%
1540 54%
1530 53%
1520 51%
1510 49%
1500 47%
1490 45%
1480 43%
1470 41%
1460 39%
1450 38%
1440 36%
1430 34%
1420 33%
1410 31%
1400 29%
1390 28%
1380 26%
1370 25%
1360 23%
1350 22%
1340 21%
1330 20%
1320 18%
1310 17%
1300 16%
1290 15%
1280 14%
1270 13%
1260 13%
1250 12%
1240 11%
1230 10%
1220 10%
1210 9%
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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.