Midwestern Colleges for a 1420 on the SAT

What Midwestern colleges accept a 1420 SAT score?

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

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all Midwestern colleges, here are 15 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.


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List of 1420 SAT Colleges

Displaying 15 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 69 target schools (good chance), 9 reach (harder) schools and 930 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#15 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 47,907enrollment
  • $17,832net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance25%

Applications Due Feb 1

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1320 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,369enrollment
  • $18,884net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance79%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,640enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Dec 15

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1300 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,655enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance79%

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1480 Average SAT

#1 Best Value in Indiana

  • 12,809enrollment
  • $29,981net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,679enrollment
  • $13,517net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance73%

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 52,017enrollment
  • $17,729net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance78%

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

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

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

Denison University
D
Granville, OH
Denison University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,258enrollment
  • $39,808net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance41%

Applications Due Jan 15

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,493enrollment
  • $32,091net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1353-1538SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 15

Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1370 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,615enrollment
  • $40,862net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance46%

Applications Due Jan 15

Macalester College
M
Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1370 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,049enrollment
  • $35,589net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance49%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,990enrollment
  • $43,606net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance83%

Applications Due Mar 1