California Public Colleges Ranked by Highest SAT Score

List of Public Colleges by SAT Score

List of Public Colleges by SAT Score

Below is a list of the 27 public colleges in California with the highest SAT Score for incoming freshmen. University of California Berkeley tops the list with an average SAT Score of 1425. Alternatively, check out the ACT version of these rankings.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of California Public Colleges Ranked by Highest SAT Score
College Average SAT Score
C

Berkeley, CA

1425
C

Los Angeles, CA

1405
C

La Jolla, CA

1365
C

Santa Barbara, CA

1345
C

San Luis Obispo, CA

1335
C

Irvine, CA

1300
C

Santa Cruz, CA

1295
C

Davis, CA

1280
C

Riverside, CA

1220
S

San Diego, CA

1210
C

Long Beach, CA

1145
S

San Jose, CA

1145
C

Pomona, CA

1140
C

Fullerton, CA

1130
C

Merced, CA

1105
C

Chico, CA

1095
S

Rohnert Park, CA

1075
H

Arcata, CA

1070
C

Seaside, CA

1060
S

San Francisco, CA

1055