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