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.

University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 37,886enrollment
  • $21,050net price
  • $11,000tuition
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance76%
Southern Methodist University
S
Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University

Private 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 11,649enrollment
  • $36,458net price
  • $54,492tuition
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance41%
CUNY Hunter College
H
New York, NY
CUNY Hunter College

Public 4 Year

36% acceptance rate

  • 23,202enrollment
  • $5,215net price
  • $7,182tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance44%
Western Carolina University
W
Cullowhee, NC
Western Carolina University

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 11,639enrollment
  • $14,456net price
  • $3,926tuition
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance66%
Mercer University
M
Macon, GA
Mercer University

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 8,740enrollment
  • $21,268net price
  • $36,894tuition
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance77%
Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC
Davidson College

Private 4 Year

19% acceptance rate

  • 1,843enrollment
  • $28,339net price
  • $51,447tuition
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance13%
Morehouse College
M
Atlanta, GA
Morehouse College

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 2,206enrollment
  • $30,566net price
  • $27,576tuition
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance79%
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $18,699net price
  • $15,730tuition
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance47%
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
O
Norman, OK
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 28,564enrollment
  • $20,003net price
  • $11,538tuition
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance82%
Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

24% acceptance rate

  • 2,467enrollment
  • $39,777net price
  • $50,960tuition
  • 1180-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance23%
University of North Florida
N
Jacksonville, FL
University of North Florida

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 16,776enrollment
  • $13,524net price
  • $6,394tuition
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance75%
Emerson College
E
Boston, MA
Emerson College

Private 4 Year

36% acceptance rate

  • 4,573enrollment
  • $42,070net price
  • $46,852tuition
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance37%
Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN
Belmont University

Private 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 8,260enrollment
  • $35,382net price
  • $34,310tuition
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance89%
University of Denver
D
Denver, CO
University of Denver

Private 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 11,952enrollment
  • $35,163net price
  • $50,556tuition
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance60%
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,933net price
  • $52,930tuition
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance17%
Mississippi State University
M
Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 21,974enrollment
  • $16,056net price
  • $8,650tuition
  • 1070-1330SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance67%
American University
A
Washington, DC
American University

Private 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 14,311enrollment
  • $32,732net price
  • $48,459tuition
  • 1220-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.7*Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance32%
Montana State University
M
Bozeman, MT
Montana State University

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 16,814enrollment
  • $15,411net price
  • $7,277tuition
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 1300 SAT
Estimated Chance88%

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.