Colleges for a 1010 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1010 SAT score?

1010 SAT Score, 41% Percentile

These colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1010 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 522 U.S. colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 1010 SAT score. However, it's crucial to remember that a good SAT score is not the sole criterion for admission. In fact, may colleges are now test optional. It's equally significant to maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) that aligns with the college's expectations for incoming students. The creation of this list is rooted in a comprehensive analysis of SAT scores from students admitted to all U.S. colleges

Is a 1010 SAT bad?

A score of 1010 is a little worse than average. It situates you in the bottom 41st percentile on the national scale, underperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your slightly below average performance in answering questions in the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the exam. The SAT is scored out of a maximum of 1600 and a minimum of 400, meaning your 1010 score represents 63% of the total possible points. If a 1010 does not meet the requirements of your preferred college, you might want to consider enrolling in a test prep course to potentially enhance your score.

Demographic comparisons for a 1010

Let's examine how a 1010 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 1010 is 57 points (5%) lower than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1010 is 44 points (4%) lower than the average female SAT score of 1054

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 1010 is 102 points (9%) lower than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1010 is 76 points (8%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1010 is 43 points (4%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1010 is 229 points (18%) lower than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1010 is 60 points (6%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1010 is 83 points (9%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1010 is 106 points (9%) lower than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1010 is 50 points lower than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1010 SAT score?

A 1010 on the SAT translates to a 19 on the ACT according to the concordance provided by the College Board and ACT. It's important to note that not all colleges disclose admission data for both the SAT and ACT. As such, we recommend checking our listings for each test to identify schools with similar academic profiles.

What percentile is a 1010 SAT score?

Scoring a 1010 on the SAT places you in the 41st percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 41% of all test takers. To put this in perspective, about 1.7 million students sit for the SAT each year. Thus, with your score, you've outperformed about 697,000 students with only 1,003,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

What are the best colleges can I get into with a 1010?

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 522 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 1,539 target schools (good chance), 1,194 reach (harder) schools and 1,197 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

1090 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 37,864enrollment
  • $13,750net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.38Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance58%

Applications Due Jun 1

San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA

San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1130 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#14 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,133enrollment
  • $15,995net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance73%

Applications Due Dec 15

San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1030 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,899enrollment
  • $14,757net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance92%

Applications Due Nov 30

Florida Gulf Coast University
F
Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1100 Average SAT Composite

 

#9 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 15,909enrollment
  • $10,151net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance81%

Applications Due Nov 1

University of North Texas
N
Denton, TX

University of North Texas

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1130 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#9 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 42,441enrollment
  • $13,781net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.46Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance69%

Applications Due Aug 1

California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

970 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#26 Best Public Universities in California

  • 27,513enrollment
  • $3,859net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance93%

Applications Due Jan 19

Ball State University
B
Muncie, IN

Ball State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1110 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#4 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 20,319enrollment
  • $13,195net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance53%

California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA

California State University Fullerton

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1090 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#16 Best Public Universities in California

  • 40,738enrollment
  • $8,322net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Nov 30

California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA

California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1030 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#21 Best Public Universities in California

  • 32,498enrollment
  • $11,473net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance93%

Applications Due Nov 30

Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA

Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

960 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#15 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 4,055enrollment
  • $29,100net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 860-1053SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Apr 1

Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

970 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 8,469enrollment
  • $16,651net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 850-1090SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance89%

Applications Due Apr 15

Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1100 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 27,076enrollment
  • $15,463net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance86%

Applications Due May 1

University of Memphis
M
Memphis, TN

University of Memphis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1100 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#7 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $13,777net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance92%

Applications Due Jul 1

Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL

Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

940 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 3,964enrollment
  • $13,282net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 839-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance99%

Applications Due Jul 31

The University of Texas at Arlington
T
Arlington, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1110 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 45,949enrollment
  • $15,220net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.43Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Jun 1

North Carolina A & T State University
N
HBCU
Greensboro, NC

North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1080 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#12 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 13,322enrollment
  • $9,541net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Jun 1

Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1040 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#15 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,612enrollment
  • $13,904net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.25Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance96%

Applications Due Aug 1

Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL

Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1100 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#7 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,233enrollment
  • $20,933net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Your 1010 SAT
Admission Chance87%

Applications Due Apr 1

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 Jose State University and San Francisco State University 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.