Saint Bonaventure University 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.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Saint Bonaventure University freshman is 1170 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1170 is in the 71st percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1270. The 75th percentile score is 1270 while the 25th percentile score is 1070.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by St. Bona but we estimate it to be around a 970 total composite SAT score.
The average score for St. Bona students on the math portion of the SAT is 590 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 540 and the 75th percentile score 640.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 530 to 630 and the average score for Saint Bonaventure University students is 580.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Saint Bonaventure University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 78.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.48.
An SAT score of 1270 or higher is very competitive at St. Bona and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 87% or higher.
Scores between 1170 to 1260 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 78% to 86%.
SAT scores between 1070 to 1160 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 65% to 77% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 970 to 1060 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 64% chance of admission to St. Bona. SAT scores below 970 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195164 IPEDS survey data for Saint Bonaventure University.