California Colleges Ranked by Highest SAT Score

List of Colleges by SAT Score

Below is a list of the 65 colleges in California with the highest SAT Score for incoming freshmen. California Institute of Technology tops the list with an average SAT Score of 1555. Alternatively, check out the ACT version of these rankings.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Highest SAT Score
School Average SAT Score
California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

1555
Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

1530
Stanford University

Stanford, CA

1495
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

1435
University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

1420
University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

1415
Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

1415
Scripps College

Claremont, CA

1400
University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA

1375
Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

1365
Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

1360
University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

1345
University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA

1330
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

1315
Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

1305
Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

1300
Soka University of America

Aliso Viejo, CA

1295
Thomas Aquinas College

Santa Paula, CA

1290