The Best Colleges for a 1210 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1210?

With a 1210 on the SAT, these are the colleges you have a chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 657 schools where a 1210 SAT 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. They represent the better schools you have a competitive chance of getting into and those which have historically accepted a 1210 SAT score. 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 1210 on the SAT a good score?

Yes, a score of 1210 is quite good. It places you in the top 77th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million students taking the SAT entrance exam this year. 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.

For comparison purposes, a 1210 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 SAT 1600 point scale per the College Board's concordance tables.

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Displaying 657 target schools where your 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 87 reach schools and 466 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1120/1350
    • ACT Range 22/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.47
    • Students: 6,493
    • Tuition:$48,164
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 60%
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    University of the Pacific

    • SAT Range 1190/1420
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.73*
    • Students: 1,434
    • Tuition:$41,700
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 73%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%
    • SAT Range 1140/1280
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.54*
    • Students: 9,139
    • Tuition:$26,756
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 32%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 32%
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    Howard University

    • SAT Range 1080/1320
    • ACT Range 23/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 1,028
    • Tuition:$42,299
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 62%
    • SAT Range 1190/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.73
    • Students: 7,563
    • Tuition:$43,210
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
    • 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 1210 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 54%
    • SAT Range 1180/1370
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.77
    • Students: 14,438
    • Tuition:$43,884
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 49%
    • SAT Range 1190/1360
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 4.15
    • Students: 34,795
    • Tuition:$12,616
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    University of South Carolina Columbia

    • SAT Range 1060/1280
    • ACT Range 23/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 38,390
    • Tuition:$10,780
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%
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    The University of Alabama

    • SAT Range 1140/1360
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.7
    • Students: 4,869
    • Tuition:$41,396
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 1210 SAT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

University of California Irvine, Rhode Island School of Design and University of California Davis 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.

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

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