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SAT scores needed to get into Virginia Tech

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1270

The average composite SAT score for admitted Virginia Tech freshman is 1270 out of 1600. Virginia Tech students have the 146th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1270 is in the 85th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1170 to 1370

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1170 to 1370. The 75th percentile score is 1370 while the 25th percentile score is 1170.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Virginia Tech but we estimate it to be around a 1070 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 635

The average score for Virginia Tech students on the math portion of the SAT is 635 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 580 and the 75th percentile score 690.

Average SAT Reading Score 635

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 590 to 680 and the average score for Virginia Tech students is 635.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

87 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Virginia Tech

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Virginia Tech based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 65.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.96.

Can I get into Virginia Tech with a 1370 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1370 or higher is very competitive at Virginia Tech and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 79% or higher.

Can I get into Virginia Tech with a 1270 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1270 to 1360 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 66% to 78%.

Can I get into Virginia Tech with a 1170 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1170 to 1260 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 51% to 65% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Virginia Tech with a 1070 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1070 to 1160 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 49% chance of admission to Virginia Tech. SAT scores below 1070 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Virginia Tech by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 94%
1580 93%
1570 93%
1560 93%
1550 92%
1540 92%
1530 91%
1520 91%
1510 90%
1500 89%
1490 89%
1480 88%
1470 88%
1460 87%
1450 86%
1440 85%
1430 84%
1420 84%
1410 83%
1400 82%
1390 81%
1380 80%
1370 79%
1360 78%
1350 76%
1340 75%
1330 74%
1320 73%
1310 72%
1300 70%
1290 69%
1280 67%
1270 66%
1260 65%
1250 63%
1240 62%
1230 60%
1220 58%
1210 57%
1200 55%
1190 54%
1180 52%
1170 51%
1160 49%
1150 47%
1140 46%
1130 44%
1120 43%
1110 41%
1100 39%
1090 38%
1080 36%
1070 35%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233921 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Tech.