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Union College SAT Scores

Schenectady, New York

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SAT scores needed to get into Union College

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Union College 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 1360

The average composite SAT score for admitted Union College freshman is 1360 out of 1600. Union College students have the 105th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1360 is in the 93rd percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1270 to 1450

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1270 to 1450. The 75th percentile score is 1450 while the 25th percentile score is 1270.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Union College but we estimate it to be around a 1180 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 690

The average score for Union College students on the math portion of the SAT is 690 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 640 and the 75th percentile score 740.

Average SAT Reading Score 670

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 630 to 710 and the average score for Union College students is 670.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

37 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Union College

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Union College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 47%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.5.

Can I get into Union College with a 1450 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1450 or higher is very competitive at Union College and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 63% or higher.

Can I get into Union College with a 1360 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1360 to 1440 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a slightly above average chance of acceptance, around 47% to 61% but admission is competitive.

Can I get into Union College with a 1270 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1270 to 1350 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 32% to 45% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Union College with a 1180 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1180 to 1260 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 30% chance of admission to Union College. SAT scores below 1180 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Union College by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 83%
1590 82%
1580 81%
1570 80%
1560 79%
1550 77%
1540 76%
1530 75%
1520 74%
1510 72%
1500 71%
1490 69%
1480 68%
1470 66%
1460 64%
1450 63%
1440 61%
1430 59%
1420 58%
1410 56%
1400 54%
1390 52%
1380 51%
1370 49%
1360 47%
1350 45%
1340 43%
1330 42%
1320 40%
1310 38%
1300 37%
1290 35%
1280 33%
1270 32%
1260 30%
1250 29%
1240 27%
1230 26%
1220 25%
1210 23%
1200 22%
1190 21%
1180 20%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196866 IPEDS survey data for Union College.