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SAT scores needed to get into Rochester Institute of Technology

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Rochester Institute of Technology 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 1320

The average composite SAT score for admitted Rochester Institute of Technology freshman is 1320 out of 1600. RIT students have the 105th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1320 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1220 to 1420

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1220 to 1420. The 75th percentile score is 1420 while the 25th percentile score is 1220.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by RIT but we estimate it to be around a 1120 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 675

The average score for RIT students on the math portion of the SAT is 675 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 620 and the 75th percentile score 730.

Average SAT Reading Score 645

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 600 to 690 and the average score for Rochester Institute of Technology students is 645.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

71 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Rochester Institute of Technology

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Rochester Institute of Technology based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 73.9%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.7.

Can I get into RIT with a 1420 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1420 or higher is very competitive at RIT and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 84% or higher.

Can I get into RIT with a 1320 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1320 to 1410 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 74% to 84%.

Can I get into RIT with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1220 to 1310 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 60% to 73% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into RIT with a 1120 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1120 to 1210 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 58% chance of admission to RIT . SAT scores below 1120 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Rochester Institute of Technology by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 94%
1580 94%
1570 93%
1560 93%
1550 93%
1540 92%
1530 92%
1520 91%
1510 91%
1500 90%
1490 89%
1480 89%
1470 88%
1460 87%
1450 87%
1440 86%
1430 85%
1420 84%
1410 84%
1400 83%
1390 82%
1380 81%
1370 80%
1360 79%
1350 78%
1340 76%
1330 75%
1320 74%
1310 73%
1300 71%
1290 70%
1280 69%
1270 67%
1260 66%
1250 64%
1240 63%
1230 61%
1220 60%
1210 58%
1200 57%
1190 55%
1180 54%
1170 52%
1160 50%
1150 49%
1140 47%
1130 46%
1120 44%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195003 IPEDS survey data for Rochester Institute of Technology.