Colleges for a 1210 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1210 SAT score?

These colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1210 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 590 U.S. colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 1210 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 1210 SAT good?

Yes, a score of 1210 is quite good. It situates you in the top 77th percentile on the national scale, outperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your well above 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 1210 score represents 76% of the total possible points. If a 1210 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 1210

Let's examine how a 1210 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 1210 is 143 points (13%) higher than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1210 is 156 points (15%) higher than the average female SAT score of 1054

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 1210 is 98 points (9%) higher than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1210 is 276 points (30%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1210 is 243 points (25%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1210 is 29 points (2%) lower than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1210 is 260 points (27%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1210 is 283 points (31%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1210 is 94 points (8%) higher than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1210 is 150 points higher than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1210 SAT score?

A 1210 on the SAT translates to a 25 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 1210 SAT score?

Scoring a 1210 on the SAT places you in the 77th percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 77% 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 1,309,000 students placing you ahead of the majority with only 391,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

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List of 1210 SAT Colleges

Displaying 590 colleges where your 1210 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 1,920 target schools (good chance), 291 reach (harder) schools and 2,592 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1290 Average SAT Score

 

#3 Best Colleges in Florida

  • 44,161enrollment
  • $14,003net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.7Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance15%

Applications Due Mar 1

Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1210 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 80,065enrollment
  • $14,808net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance90%

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA

Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

11 reviews

1300 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 50,028enrollment
  • $26,747net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance39%

Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1260 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 50,023enrollment
  • $22,803net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance84%

The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

1270 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Colleges in Alabama

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $20,592net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1410SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due May 1

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1280 Average SAT Score

 

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 68,346enrollment
  • $13,108net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1360SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance28%

Applications Due May 1

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1200 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#10 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,402enrollment
  • $13,017net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance41%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA

University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1330 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,319enrollment
  • $10,603net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance34%

Applications Due Nov 16

The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1250 Average SAT Score

 

#1 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 33,805enrollment
  • $21,880net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1330SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.66Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance61%

University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1180 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#2 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 31,547enrollment
  • $18,693net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance96%

Applications Due Feb 15

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1340 Average SAT Score

 

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,528enrollment
  • $12,576net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1470SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance38%

Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX

Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1270 Average SAT Score

 

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 74,014enrollment
  • $20,375net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance55%

Applications Due Dec 1

University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1180 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Value in Hawaii

  • 19,074enrollment
  • $13,639net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance76%

University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1260 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Value in Arizona

  • 49,403enrollment
  • $17,075net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1370SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance84%

Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia

Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

20 reviews

1160 Average SAT Score

 

 

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,451net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
  • 3.33Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance70%

University of Colorado Boulder
C
Boulder, CO

University of Colorado Boulder

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1280 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#2 Best Public Universities in Colorado

  • 39,585enrollment
  • $21,836net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1390SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due Jan 15

Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University

Public 4 Year

8 reviews

1190 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#4 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 40,378enrollment
  • $17,896net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance71%

University of Houston
H
Houston, TX

University of Houston

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

1250 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 46,700enrollment
  • $14,056net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1210 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Applications Due May 31

FAQs

Is a 1210 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1210 is quite good. The score puts you in the top 77th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1210 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1210 SAT score?

Florida State University, Arizona State University and Penn State Main Campus are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1210 SAT score.

What percentile is 1210 on the SAT?

A 1210 ranks in the top 77th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1210 SAT?

A 1210 converts to a 25 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 25 ACT score.