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The Best New Jersey Colleges for a 1020 on the New SAT


What New Jersey colleges can I get into with a SAT score of 1020?

Important: If you took the SAT prior to March 2016, your test was scored on the old 2400 point scale. All SAT scores on this site have been updated to reflect the SAT 1600 point scale per the College Board's concordance tables.

With a 1020 on the SAT, these are the New Jersey colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all New Jersey colleges and found 18 schools where a 1020 places you within or slightly outside the middle fifty percent of admitted students. The colleges are ranked by their position on our best colleges ranking and thus represent the better schools you may be able to get into and those which have historically accepted a 1020.

Is a 1020 on the SAT a good score? A 1020 is a little worse than average. It places you in the bottom 43rd percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million students taking the SAT this year.

For comparison purposes, a 1020 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 do these ratings mean?

College SAT 25th SAT 75th Chance with 1020
Ramapo College of New Jersey
1155 SAT Average
Mahwah, New Jersey
1050 1260 Low 36%  Chance
Rutgers University Camden
1080 SAT Average
Camden, New Jersey
970 1190 Low 50%  Chance
Rutgers University Newark
1080 SAT Average
Newark, New Jersey
990 1170 Low 57%  Chance
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
1135 SAT Average
Galloway, New Jersey
1040 1230 Low 64%  Chance
Monmouth University
1100 SAT Average
West Long Branch, New Jersey
1010 1190 Avg - 68%  Chance
Rider University
1090 SAT Average
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
1000 1180 Avg - 63%  Chance
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham
1105 SAT Average
Madison, New Jersey
1010 1200 Avg - 70%  Chance
College of Saint Elizabeth
910 SAT Average
Morristown, New Jersey
810 1010 Good 78%  Chance
Georgian Court University
1025 SAT Average
Lakewood, New Jersey
930 1120 Low 73%  Chance
Saint Peter's College
1010 SAT Average
Jersey City, New Jersey
910 1110 Avg + 75%  Chance
Caldwell College
1035 SAT Average
Caldwell, New Jersey
930 1140 Low 84%  Chance
William Paterson University of New Jersey
1060 SAT Average
Wayne, New Jersey
970 1150 Low 71%  Chance
Kean University
1000 SAT Average
Union, New Jersey
910 1090 Avg + 76%  Chance
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
1045 SAT Average
Teaneck, New Jersey
950 1140 Low 74%  Chance
Bloomfield College
945 SAT Average
Bloomfield, New Jersey
860 1030 Low 72%  Chance
Centenary College
1020 SAT Average
Hackettstown, New Jersey
910 1130 Low 88%  Chance
Felician College
980 SAT Average
Lodi, New Jersey
870 1090 Low 82%  Chance
New Jersey City University
960 SAT Average
Jersey City, New Jersey
850 1070 Low 88%  Chance