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.

George Washington University
G
Washington, DC
George Washington University

Private 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 28,172enrollment
  • $37,638net price
  • $55,230tuition
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance32%
Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 8,642enrollment
  • $38,900net price
  • $51,711tuition
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance41%
Elon University
E
Elon, NC
Elon University

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 6,991enrollment
  • $33,754net price
  • $35,319tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance79%
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Public 4 Year

30% acceptance rate

  • 22,013enrollment
  • $19,002net price
  • $9,816tuition
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance26%
California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA
California State University Fullerton

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 40,280enrollment
  • $8,562net price
  • $6,886tuition
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance67%
The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 28,755enrollment
  • $10,036net price
  • $13,034tuition
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance66%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • $14,974tuition
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance60%
Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • $53,244tuition
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance79%
Spelman College
S
Atlanta, GA
Spelman College

Private 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 2,171enrollment
  • $36,190net price
  • $29,064tuition
  • 1080-1220SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance67%
Brigham Young University Provo
B
Provo, UT
Brigham Young University Provo

Private 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 34,499enrollment
  • $12,979net price
  • $5,620tuition
  • 1190-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance63%
University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 31,656enrollment
  • $14,845net price
  • $9,267tuition
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance88%
University of California Riverside
C
Riverside, CA
University of California Riverside

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 23,922enrollment
  • $12,404net price
  • $13,827tuition
  • 1110-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance60%
Chapman University
C
Orange, CA
Chapman University

Private 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 9,608enrollment
  • $40,053net price
  • $52,724tuition
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance57%
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 50,734enrollment
  • $16,808net price
  • $14,760tuition
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance43%
University of Utah
U
Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Public 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 33,023enrollment
  • $12,363net price
  • $9,222tuition
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance73%
Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 17,007enrollment
  • $34,526net price
  • $44,048tuition
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance77%
Florida International University
F
Miami, FL
Florida International University

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 57,942enrollment
  • $12,219net price
  • $6,546tuition
  • 1090-1260SAT range
  • 23-27ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance76%
University at Buffalo
U
Buffalo, NY
University at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 31,503enrollment
  • $16,120net price
  • $10,099tuition
  • 1160-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance64%

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.