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SAT scores needed to get into College of William and Mary

Average Score and SAT Requirements

College of William and Mary 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 1440

The average composite SAT score for admitted College of William and Mary freshman is 1440 out of 1600. William & Mary students have the 53rd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1440 is in the 97th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1360 to 1520

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1360 to 1520. The 75th percentile score is 1520 while the 25th percentile score is 1360.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by William & Mary but we estimate it to be around a 1280 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 720

The average score for William & Mary students on the math portion of the SAT is 720 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 670 and the 75th percentile score 770.

Average SAT Reading Score 720

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 690 to 750 and the average score for College of William and Mary students is 720.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

51 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to College of William and Mary

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at College of William and Mary based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 36.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.85.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1520 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1520 or higher is very competitive at William & Mary and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 53% or higher.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1440 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1440 to 1510 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 37% to 51%.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1360 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1360 to 1430 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 24% to 35% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1280 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1280 to 1350 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 22% chance of admission to William & Mary. SAT scores below 1280 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to College of William and Mary by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 68%
1590 66%
1580 64%
1570 62%
1560 61%
1550 59%
1540 57%
1530 55%
1520 53%
1510 51%
1500 49%
1490 47%
1480 45%
1470 43%
1460 41%
1450 39%
1440 37%
1430 35%
1420 33%
1410 32%
1400 30%
1390 28%
1380 27%
1370 25%
1360 24%
1350 22%
1340 21%
1330 20%
1320 18%
1310 17%
1300 16%
1290 15%
1280 14%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231624 IPEDS survey data for College of William and Mary.