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University of Dayton SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into University of Dayton

Average Score and SAT Requirements

University of Dayton 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 1190

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Dayton freshman is 1190 out of 1600. University of Dayton students have the 283rd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1190 is in the 74th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1080 to 1300

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1080 to 1300. The 75th percentile score is 1300 while the 25th percentile score is 1080.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by University of Dayton but we estimate it to be around a 970 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 600

The average score for University of Dayton students on the math portion of the SAT is 600 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 540 and the 75th percentile score 660.

Average SAT Reading Score 590

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 540 to 640 and the average score for University of Dayton students is 590.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

34 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Dayton

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Dayton based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 81.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.73.

Can I get into University of Dayton with a 1300 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1300 or higher is very competitive at University of Dayton and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 89% or higher.

Can I get into University of Dayton with a 1190 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1190 to 1290 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 81% to 88%.

Can I get into University of Dayton with a 1080 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1080 to 1180 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 69% to 80% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into University of Dayton with a 970 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 970 to 1070 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 68% chance of admission to University of Dayton. SAT scores below 970 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of Dayton by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 98%
1590 98%
1580 98%
1570 98%
1560 97%
1550 97%
1540 97%
1530 97%
1520 97%
1510 97%
1500 96%
1490 96%
1480 96%
1470 96%
1460 95%
1450 95%
1440 95%
1430 95%
1420 94%
1410 94%
1400 94%
1390 93%
1380 93%
1370 92%
1360 92%
1350 92%
1340 91%
1330 91%
1320 90%
1310 90%
1300 89%
1290 88%
1280 88%
1270 87%
1260 87%
1250 86%
1240 85%
1230 84%
1220 84%
1210 83%
1200 82%
1190 81%
1180 80%
1170 79%
1160 78%
1150 77%
1140 76%
1130 75%
1120 74%
1110 73%
1100 72%
1090 70%
1080 69%
1070 68%
1060 67%
1050 65%
1040 64%
1030 63%
1020 61%
1010 60%
1000 58%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202480 IPEDS survey data for University of Dayton.