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.

Howard University
H
Washington, DC
Howard University

Private 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 9,139enrollment
  • $21,061net price
  • $26,756tuition
  • 1140-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance48%
University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA
University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

30% acceptance rate

  • 37,887enrollment
  • $14,616net price
  • $14,167tuition
  • 1260-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance24%
University of Delaware
D
Newark, DE
University of Delaware

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 24,120enrollment
  • $16,286net price
  • $13,680tuition
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance71%
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $35,306net price
  • $51,853tuition
  • 1180-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance53%
Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 29,772enrollment
  • $10,100net price
  • $4,831tuition
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance78%
George Mason University
G
Fairfax, VA
George Mason University

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 37,316enrollment
  • $18,629net price
  • $12,462tuition
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance87%
Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $20,316net price
  • $15,380tuition
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance76%
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 43,503enrollment
  • $12,488net price
  • $10,681tuition
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance81%
Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 30,986enrollment
  • $19,205net price
  • $11,166tuition
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance87%
Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $14,330net price
  • $9,625tuition
  • 1230-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance39%
Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $13,949net price
  • $8,988tuition
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance94%
University of Massachusetts Amherst
M
Amherst, MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 30,593enrollment
  • $21,281net price
  • $15,887tuition
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance61%
University of San Francisco
S
San Francisco, CA
University of San Francisco

Private 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 10,713enrollment
  • $35,270net price
  • $48,066tuition
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance73%
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $16,638net price
  • $15,094tuition
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance59%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 28,673enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • $19,080tuition
  • 1270-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance51%
SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 17,944enrollment
  • $16,100net price
  • $10,011tuition
  • 1100-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance71%
Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 9,838enrollment
  • $42,459net price
  • $48,522tuition
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance47%
University of San Diego
S
San Diego, CA
University of San Diego

Private 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 9,073enrollment
  • $38,592net price
  • $49,358tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance57%

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.