University of Rochester 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 University of Rochester freshman is 1445 out of 1600. U of R students have the 48th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1445 is in the 98th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1370 to 1520. The 75th percentile score is 1520 while the 25th percentile score is 1370.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by U of R but we estimate it to be around a 1290 total composite SAT score.
The average score for U of R students on the math portion of the SAT is 745 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 710 and the 75th percentile score 780.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 660 to 740 and the average score for University of Rochester students is 700.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Rochester based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 40.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.
An SAT score of 1520 or higher is very competitive at U of R and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 57% or higher.
Scores between 1450 to 1510 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a slightly above average chance of acceptance, around 42% to 55% but admission is competitive.
SAT scores between 1370 to 1440 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 27% to 40% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1290 to 1360 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 25% chance of admission to U of R. SAT scores below 1290 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=195030 IPEDS survey data for University of Rochester.