Colleges for a 1050 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1050?

With a 1050 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 754 schools where submitting a 1050 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 1050 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 1050 a good SAT score?

A score of 1050 is about average. It places you in the bottom 49th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an about average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1050 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 1050 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1050 on the SAT converts to a 20 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.

754 results found

List of 1050 SAT Colleges

Displaying 754 colleges where your 1050 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 1,548 target schools (good chance), 536 reach (harder) schools and 702 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC
East Carolina University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 28,718enrollment
  • $13,327net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance74%
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University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Hawaii

  • 17,710enrollment
  • $15,479net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance76%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,579net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance39%
San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $13,906net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance44%
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California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA
California State University Long Beach

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#11 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,466enrollment
  • $9,654net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance22%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1060 Average SAT

#19 Best Public Universities in California

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $13,551net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance71%
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $17,885net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance70%
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Savannah College of Art and Design
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1130 Average SAT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 14,086enrollment
  • $41,738net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance60%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $11,884net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance69%
Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#5 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 24,677enrollment
  • $16,175net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance74%
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West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 26,864enrollment
  • $11,486net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance73%
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
  • $3,907net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance51%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1130 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 25,504enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance74%
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California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA
California State University Fullerton

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1130 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in California

  • 40,280enrollment
  • $8,562net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance32%
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA
California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1040 Average SAT

#20 Best Public Universities in California

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $9,841net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance66%
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $16,224net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance61%
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Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,213net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance84%
Clark Atlanta University
C
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1030 Average SAT

#16 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $26,809net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Your 1050 SAT
Admission Chance55%

FAQs

Is a 1050 a good SAT score?

A score of 1050 is about average. The score puts you in the bottom 49th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1050 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1050 SAT score?

East Carolina University, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Texas State University are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1050 SAT score.

What percentile is 1050 on the SAT?

A 1050 ranks in the bottom 49th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1050 SAT?

A 1050 converts to a 20 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 20 ACT score.