The Best Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 1200 on the SAT

What Mid Atlantic colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1200?

With a 1200 on the SAT, these are the Mid Atlantic colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, we've found 103 schools where submitting a 1200 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students' average SAT scores. The colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. They represent the top schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1200 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 1200 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1200 is quite good. It places you in the top 76th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a well above above average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1200 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 1200 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1200 on the SAT converts to a 25 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.

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 1600 SAT scale range per the College Board's concordance tables.

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Displaying 103 target schools where your 1200 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 21 reach schools and 108 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1160/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29*
    • Students: 7,686
    • Tuition:$16,551
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%
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    The College of New Jersey

    • SAT Range 1190/1360
    • ACT Range 27/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.49
    • Students: 2,522
    • Tuition:$54,846
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 46%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 35%
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    St Lawrence University

    • SAT Range 1180/1370
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 22,803
    • Tuition:$51,853
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 40%
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    Syracuse University

    • SAT Range 1160/1360
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.59
    • Students: 46,810
    • Tuition:$18,454
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 48%
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    Penn State Main Campus

    • SAT Range 1140/1400
    • ACT Range 22/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 6,479
    • Tuition:$43,500
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    Yeshiva University

    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.3*
    • Students: 50,254
    • Tuition:$14,974
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 48%
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    Rutgers University New Brunswick

    • SAT Range 1170/1360
    • ACT Range 26/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29
    • Students: 2,340
    • Tuition:$52,595
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    Muhlenberg College

    • SAT Range 1150/1340
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.32
    • Students: 2,241
    • Tuition:$55,255
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%
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    Hobart William Smith Colleges

    • SAT Range 1090/1270
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.57*
    • Students: 7,608
    • Tuition:$8,254
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 44%
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    State University of New York at New Paltz

    • SAT Range 1160/1330
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 31,503
    • Tuition:$10,099
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 49%
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    University at Buffalo

    • SAT Range 1120/1340
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.74
    • Students: 1,771
    • Tuition:$47,540
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 61%
    • SAT Range 1050/1310
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.63
    • Students: 5,015
    • Tuition:$51,870
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    Pratt Institute Main

    • SAT Range 1150/1360
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.59*
    • Students: 10,544
    • Tuition:$49,064
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
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    The New School

    • SAT Range 1200/1400
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 16,463
    • Tuition:$42,345
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    Rochester Institute of Technology

    • SAT Range 1120/1300
    • ACT Range 24/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 5,612
    • Tuition:$8,651
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%
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    SUNY at Geneseo

    • SAT Range 1050/1300
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 537
    • Tuition:$24,834
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 22%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 24%
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    New York School of Interior Design

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 2,220
    • Tuition:$8,874
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
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    SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

    • SAT Range 1160/1350
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.56
    • Students: 4,274
    • Tuition:$49,444
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%
    • SAT Range 1090/1270
    • ACT Range 22/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.26*
    • Students: 397
    • Tuition:$41,424
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 55%
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    Moore College of Art and Design

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 2,231
    • Tuition:$25,000
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 61%
    • SAT Range 1140/1320
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.65*
    • Students: 1,435
    • Tuition:$52,050
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 1150/1330
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 10,871
    • Tuition:$45,700
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
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    Hofstra University

    • SAT Range 1100/1260
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 17,944
    • Tuition:$10,011
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 55%
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    SUNY at Albany

    • SAT Range 1190/1380
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.68*
    • Students: 11,423
    • Tuition:$17,338
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
    • SAT Range 1130/1290
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.7
    • Students: 9,274
    • Tuition:$38,178
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1200 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 71%