Colleges for a 1420 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1420 SAT score?

With a 1420 on the SAT, these colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, here are 87 schools where submitting a 1420 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students. This list represents the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1420 SAT score. 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 1420 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1420 you're amongst the best students in the country. It places you in the top 96th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an excellent job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1420 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1420 on the SAT converts to a 32 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.

What are the best colleges can I get into with a 1420?

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 1420 SAT Colleges

Displaying 87 colleges where your 1420 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 363 target schools (good chance), 90 reach (harder) schools and 3,753 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1370 Average SAT

#1 Best Value in Virginia

  • 4,056enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance39%

Applications Due Jan 15

Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1470 Average SAT

#19 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $20,360net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1395-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance6%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1400 Average SAT

#17 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,501enrollment
  • $40,661net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1500SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Applications Due Jan 15

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,908enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance92%

Applications Due Jan 10

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,440enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance34%

Applications Due Jan 15

United States Naval Academy
N
Annapolis, Maryland
United States Naval Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1340 Average SAT

 

  • 4,594enrollment
  • -net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance14%

Applications Due Dec 1

Trinity University
T
San Antonio, TX
Trinity University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 2,677enrollment
  • $31,141net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance49%

Applications Due Feb 1

Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,465enrollment
  • $36,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance29%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1320 Average SAT

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,158enrollment
  • $36,514net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Jun 1

Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,183enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance24%

Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,307enrollment
  • $25,215net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 15

United States Military Academy
A
West Point, New York
United States Military Academy

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1330 Average SAT

 

  • 4,536enrollment
  • -net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance14%

Applications Due Jan 31

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance8%

Applications Due Jan 1

Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance18%

Applications Due Jan 15

Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 1,940enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance20%

Applications Due Jan 15

Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT
Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#23 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,669enrollment
  • $24,517net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance21%

Applications Due Jan 1

Claremont McKenna College
C
Claremont, CA
Claremont McKenna College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,264enrollment
  • $22,004net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 2

Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA
Scripps College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1400 Average SAT

 

  • 958enrollment
  • $40,259net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.15Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance39%

Applications Due Jan 1

FAQs

Is a 1420 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1420 you're amongst the best students in the country. The score puts you in the top 96th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1420 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1420 SAT score?

Stanford University, University of Florida and The University of Texas at Austin are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1420 SAT score.

What percentile is 1420 on the SAT?

A 1420 ranks in the top 96th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1420 SAT?

A 1420 converts to a 32 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 32 ACT score.