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SAT scores needed to get into University at Buffalo

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1225

The average composite SAT score for admitted University at Buffalo freshman is 1225 out of 1600. UB students have the 206th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1225 is in the 80th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1140 to 1310

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1140 to 1310. The 75th percentile score is 1310 while the 25th percentile score is 1140.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UB but we estimate it to be around a 1050 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 625

The average score for UB students on the math portion of the SAT is 625 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 580 and the 75th percentile score 670.

Average SAT Reading Score 600

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 560 to 640 and the average score for University at Buffalo students is 600.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

87 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University at Buffalo

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University at Buffalo based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 67%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.7.

Can I get into UB with a 1310 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1310 or higher is very competitive at UB and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 79% or higher.

Can I get into UB with a 1230 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1230 to 1300 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 68% to 78%.

Can I get into UB with a 1140 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1140 to 1220 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 52% to 66% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into UB with a 1050 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1050 to 1130 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 50% chance of admission to UB. SAT scores below 1050 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University at Buffalo by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 97%
1590 97%
1580 97%
1570 96%
1560 96%
1550 96%
1540 96%
1530 95%
1520 95%
1510 95%
1500 94%
1490 94%
1480 93%
1470 93%
1460 92%
1450 92%
1440 91%
1430 91%
1420 90%
1410 89%
1400 88%
1390 88%
1380 87%
1370 86%
1360 85%
1350 84%
1340 83%
1330 82%
1320 81%
1310 79%
1300 78%
1290 77%
1280 75%
1270 74%
1260 73%
1250 71%
1240 69%
1230 68%
1220 66%
1210 64%
1200 63%
1190 61%
1180 59%
1170 57%
1160 55%
1150 54%
1140 52%
1130 50%
1120 48%
1110 46%
1100 44%
1090 42%
1080 40%
1070 39%
1060 37%
1050 35%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196088 IPEDS survey data for University at Buffalo.