California Colleges Ranked by Lowest SAT Score

List of Colleges by SAT Score

Below is a list of the 65 colleges in California with the lowest SAT Score for incoming freshmen. San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus tops the list with an average SAT Score of 955. Alternatively, check out the ACT version of these rankings.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Lowest SAT Score
School Average SAT Score
San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

Calexico, California

955
California State University Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

965
California State University San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

995
California State University Fresno

Fresno, CA

995
San Diego Christian College

El Cajon, CA

999
California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

1005
Mount St. Mary's College

Los Angeles, CA

1005
Life Pacific College

San Dimas, CA

1007
Hope International University

Fullerton, CA

1015
Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA

1020
Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA

1020
California State University Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

1030
San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

1030
California State University San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

1040
Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

1045
Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

1050
King's University

Van Nuys, TX

1050
University of California Merced

Merced, CA

1050