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William & Mary SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into College of William and Mary

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1447

The average composite SAT score for admitted College of William and Mary freshman is 1447 out of 1600. William & Mary students have the 58th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1447 is in the 98th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1375 to 1520

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1375 to 1520. The 75th percentile score is 1520 while the 25th percentile score is 1375.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by William & Mary but we estimate it to be around a 1300 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 725

The average score for William & Mary students on the math portion of the SAT is 725 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 680 and the 75th percentile score 770.

Average SAT Reading Score 722

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 695 to 750 and the average score for College of William and Mary students is 722.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

52 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 33.5%. 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 48% or higher but admission is competitive.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1450 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1450 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 34% to 46%.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1375 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1375 to 1440 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 21% to 32% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into William & Mary with a 1300 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1300 to 1365 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 19% chance of admission to William & Mary. SAT scores below 1300 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class
Admission chances to College of William and Mary by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 66%
1590 64%
1580 62%
1570 59%
1560 57%
1550 55%
1540 53%
1530 51%
1520 48%
1510 46%
1500 44%
1490 42%
1480 40%
1470 38%
1460 36%
1450 34%
1440 32%
1430 30%
1420 28%
1410 26%
1400 25%
1390 23%
1380 21%
1370 20%
1360 19%
1350 17%
1340 16%
1330 15%
1320 14%
1310 13%
1300 12%
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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.