Virginia Commonwealth University 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.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Virginia Commonwealth University freshman is 1185 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1185 is in the 74th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1300. The 75th percentile score is 1300 while the 25th percentile score is 1070.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by VCU but we estimate it to be around a 950 total composite SAT score.
The average score for VCU students on the math portion of the SAT is 580 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 520 and the 75th percentile score 640.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 550 to 660 and the average score for Virginia Commonwealth University students is 605.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Virginia Commonwealth University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 92.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.
An SAT score of 1300 or higher is very competitive at VCU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 96% or higher.
Scores between 1190 to 1290 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 93% to 96%.
SAT scores between 1070 to 1180 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 87% to 93% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 950 to 1060 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 87% chance of admission to VCU. SAT scores below 950 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234030 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Commonwealth University.