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SAT scores needed to get into University of Wisconsin Madison

Average Score and SAT Requirements

University of Wisconsin Madison 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 1360

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Wisconsin Madison freshman is 1360 out of 1600. Wisconsin students have the 79th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1360 is in the 93rd percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1260 to 1460

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1260 to 1460. The 75th percentile score is 1460 while the 25th percentile score is 1260.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Wisconsin but we estimate it to be around a 1160 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 710

The average score for Wisconsin students on the math portion of the SAT is 710 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 650 and the 75th percentile score 770.

Average SAT Reading Score 650

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 610 to 690 and the average score for University of Wisconsin Madison students is 650.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

23 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Wisconsin Madison

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Wisconsin Madison based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 57.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.87.

Can I get into Wisconsin with a 1460 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1460 or higher is very competitive at Wisconsin and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 72% or higher.

Can I get into Wisconsin with a 1360 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1360 to 1450 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 57% to 70%.

Can I get into Wisconsin with a 1260 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1260 to 1350 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 41% to 55% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Wisconsin with a 1160 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1160 to 1250 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 40% chance of admission to Wisconsin. SAT scores below 1160 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of Wisconsin Madison by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 86%
1590 85%
1580 84%
1570 84%
1560 83%
1550 82%
1540 81%
1530 80%
1520 79%
1510 78%
1500 77%
1490 75%
1480 74%
1470 73%
1460 72%
1450 70%
1440 69%
1430 68%
1420 66%
1410 65%
1400 63%
1390 62%
1380 60%
1370 59%
1360 57%
1350 55%
1340 54%
1330 52%
1320 51%
1310 49%
1300 47%
1290 46%
1280 44%
1270 43%
1260 41%
1250 40%
1240 38%
1230 37%
1220 35%
1210 34%
1200 32%
1190 31%
1180 29%
1170 28%
1160 27%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240444 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Madison.