Colleges for a 1010 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1010?

With a 1010 on the SAT, these colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 600 schools where submitting a 1010 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students' average SAT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1010 SAT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. Keep in mind, a SAT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 1010 a good SAT score?

A score of 1010 is a little worse than average. It places you in the bottom 41st percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a slightly below average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1010 isn't strong enough to get into your dream school, consider taking a test prep course to see if you can raise your score.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1010 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1010 on the SAT converts to a 19 on the ACT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

What colleges can I get into?

Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in this test score range. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 1010 SAT Colleges

Displaying 600 colleges where your 1010 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 1,806 target schools (good chance), 1,122 reach (harder) schools and 1,029 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,178net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance71%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1050 Average SAT

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $15,166net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance63%
California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

990 Average SAT

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 28,036enrollment
  • $3,255net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance51%
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA
California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1040 Average SAT

#22 Best Public Universities in California

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $10,271net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance80%
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1090 Average SAT

#5 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $15,111net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance57%
Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1080 Average SAT

#11 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $16,681net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance85%
Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1010 Average SAT

#15 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $27,931net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance55%
University of Memphis
M
Memphis, TN
University of Memphis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 21,458enrollment
  • $13,481net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance77%
Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

950 Average SAT

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,413enrollment
  • $13,476net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 880-1020SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.89Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance98%
North Carolina A & T State University
N
HBCU
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1060 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $9,097net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance51%
Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX
Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1070 Average SAT

#14 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,213enrollment
  • $13,055net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.25*Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance77%
Wayne State University
W
Detroit, MI
Wayne State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 27,025enrollment
  • $15,012net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance61%
California State University Chico
C
Chico, CA
California State University Chico

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1090 Average SAT

#15 Best Public Universities in California

  • 17,578enrollment
  • $14,843net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance63%
Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $15,266net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance60%
University of West Georgia
W
Carrollton, GA
 
University of West Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1000 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 13,733enrollment
  • $15,235net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance61%
Kean University
K
Union, NJ
Kean University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1010 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 14,056enrollment
  • $17,490net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance69%
Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

920 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,385enrollment
  • $18,034net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 830-1010SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance97%
Portland State University
P
Portland, OR
Portland State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1110 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 25,711enrollment
  • $12,710net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance94%

FAQs

Is a 1010 a good SAT score?

A score of 1010 is a little worse than average. The score puts you in the bottom 41st percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1010 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1010 SAT score?

Texas State University, San Francisco State University and California State University Los Angeles are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1010 SAT score.

What percentile is 1010 on the SAT?

A 1010 ranks in the bottom 41st percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1010 SAT?

A 1010 converts to a 19 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 19 ACT score.