Colleges for a 1300 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1300?

With a 1300 on the SAT, these are the colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 357 schools where submitting a 1300 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 1300 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 1300 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1300 is very good. It places you in the top 88th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a significantly above above average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1300 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 1300 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1300 on the SAT converts to a 28 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.

357 results found

Displaying 357 target schools where your 1300 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 49 reach schools and 1,092 safety schools you can consider.

Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • $53,630tuition
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance24%
University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA
University of California Santa Cruz

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $16,792net price
  • $13,960tuition
  • 1190-1400SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance48%
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $35,077net price
  • $42,900tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance81%
Savannah State University
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 4,077enrollment
  • $10,098net price
  • $5,743tuition
  • 1220-1380SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance29%
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
N
Wilmington, NC
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 16,747enrollment
  • $16,831net price
  • $7,091tuition
  • 1190-1320SAT range
  • 23-27ACT range
  • 4.06Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance69%
University of Minnesota Duluth
M
Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota Duluth

Public 4 Year

74% acceptance rate

  • 11,024enrollment
  • $16,381net price
  • $13,366tuition
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance80%
The University of West Florida
W
Pensacola, FL
The University of West Florida

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 12,847enrollment
  • $11,550net price
  • $6,360tuition
  • 1080-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance63%
Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College

Private 4 Year

37% acceptance rate

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $33,738net price
  • $54,686tuition
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance29%
Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 5,460enrollment
  • $36,613net price
  • $49,880tuition
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance39%
Colorado School of Mines
C
Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 6,325enrollment
  • $25,472net price
  • $18,964tuition
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance38%
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

30% acceptance rate

  • 4,002enrollment
  • $24,575net price
  • $52,610tuition
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance21%
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 5,495enrollment
  • $38,051net price
  • $41,120tuition
  • 1170-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance75%
Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 17,169enrollment
  • $19,379net price
  • $14,617tuition
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance77%
Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 11,605enrollment
  • $32,377net price
  • $41,870tuition
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance87%
Berry College
B
Mount Berry, GA
Berry College

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 2,014enrollment
  • $26,173net price
  • $36,556tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance76%
Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $30,021net price
  • $36,420tuition
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance82%
Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

31% acceptance rate

  • 5,800enrollment
  • $32,714net price
  • $55,395tuition
  • 1280-1500SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance23%
Hofstra University
H
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 10,871enrollment
  • $32,566net price
  • $45,700tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance71%

FAQs

Is a 1300 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1300 is very good. The score puts you in the top 88th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1300 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1300 SAT score?

University of Florida, The University of Texas at Austin and Florida State University are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1300 SAT score.

What percentile is 1300 on the SAT?

A 1300 ranks in the top 88th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1300 SAT?

A 1300 converts to a 28 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 28 ACT score.