Colleges for a 1400 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1400 SAT score?

1400 SAT Score, 95% Percentile

These colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1400 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 125 U.S. colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 1400 SAT score. However, it's crucial to remember that a good SAT score is not the sole criterion for admission. In fact, may colleges are now test optional. It's equally significant to maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) that aligns with the college's expectations for incoming students. The creation of this list is rooted in a comprehensive analysis of SAT scores from students admitted to all U.S. colleges

Is a 1400 SAT good?

Yes, a score of 1400 it is extremely good. It situates you in the top 95th percentile on the national scale, outperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your significantly above average performance in answering questions in the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the exam. The SAT is scored out of a maximum of 1600 and a minimum of 400, meaning your 1400 score represents 88% of the total possible points. If a 1400 does not meet the requirements of your preferred college, you might want to consider enrolling in a test prep course to potentially enhance your score.

Demographic comparisons for a 1400

Let's examine how a 1400 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 1400 is 333 points (31%) higher than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1400 is 346 points (33%) higher than the average female SAT score of 1054

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 1400 is 288 points (26%) higher than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1400 is 466 points (50%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1400 is 433 points (45%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1400 is 161 points (13%) higher than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1400 is 450 points (47%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1400 is 473 points (51%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1400 is 284 points (25%) higher than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1400 is 340 points higher than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1400 SAT score?

A 1400 on the SAT translates to a 31 on the ACT according to the concordance provided by the College Board and ACT. It's important to note that not all colleges disclose admission data for both the SAT and ACT. As such, we recommend checking our listings for each test to identify schools with similar academic profiles.

What percentile is a 1400 SAT score?

Scoring a 1400 on the SAT places you in the 95th percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 95% of all test takers. To put this in perspective, about 1.7 million students sit for the SAT each year. Thus, with your score, you've outperformed about 1,615,000 students placing you ahead of the majority with only 85,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

What are the best colleges can I get into with a 1400?

Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in this test score range. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 1400 SAT Colleges

Displaying 125 colleges where your 1400 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 480 target schools (good chance), 141 reach (harder) schools and 3,861 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

American University
A
Washington, DC

American University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1360 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#3 Best Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 14,852enrollment
  • $37,319net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.7Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance71%

Applications Due Jan 15

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA

Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1410 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,684enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance24%

Applications Due Jan 3

Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA

Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1460 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,971enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1550SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance6%

Applications Due Jan 2

Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA

Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1380 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#6 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,725enrollment
  • $28,735net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Jan 15

Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA

Occidental College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1420 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,964enrollment
  • $41,102net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance35%

Applications Due Jan 10

Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA

Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1330 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,158enrollment
  • $42,759net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1413SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance73%

Applications Due Jan 15

Colorado School of Mines
C
Golden, CO

Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1390 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Colorado

  • 7,187enrollment
  • $27,675net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1370 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#2 Best Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,890enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance34%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1440 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 6,774enrollment
  • $40,661net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Jan 15

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1340 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,047enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance90%

Applications Due Aug 1

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA

Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1450 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,558enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance30%

United States Naval Academy
N
Annapolis, Maryland

United States Naval Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1310 Average SAT Composite

 

 

  • 4,528enrollment
  • -net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1420SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 31

University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT

University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1330 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Vermont

  • 13,826enrollment
  • $20,235net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance76%

Applications Due Jan 15

Trinity University
T
San Antonio, TX

Trinity University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1370 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#2 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 2,704enrollment
  • $31,141net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1468SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance38%

Applications Due Jan 15

Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH

Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1400 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,953enrollment
  • $42,745net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1338-1460SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance34%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1320 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 13,638enrollment
  • $16,868net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Feb 1

Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1360 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#20 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,790enrollment
  • $36,514net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance77%

Applications Due Jan 15

Wesleyan University
W
Middletown, CT

Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1410 Average SAT Composite

Test Optional

#22 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 3,581enrollment
  • $22,845net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 1400 SAT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 1

FAQs

Is a 1400 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1400 it is extremely good. The score puts you in the top 95th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1400 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1400 SAT score?

University of Florida, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Michigan are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1400 SAT score.

What percentile is 1400 on the SAT?

A 1400 ranks in the top 95th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1400 SAT?

A 1400 converts to a 31 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 31 ACT score.