Southern Colleges for a 1420 on the SAT

What Southern colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1420?

With a 1420 on the SAT, these Southern colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all Southern colleges, we've found 24 schools where submitting a 1420 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 1420 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 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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24 results

List of 1420 SAT Colleges

Displaying 24 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 162 target schools (good chance), 18 reach (harder) schools and 1,485 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $10,457net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance42%
The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $15,502net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance38%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $33,102net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance36%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,961net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance58%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1410 Average SAT

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $10,085net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance25%
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1380 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance50%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $14,958net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance58%
University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#25 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 24,639enrollment
  • $17,579net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.22Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance23%
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1410 Average SAT

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 32,723enrollment
  • $16,883net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance22%
Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#24 Best Colleges in America

  • 14,458enrollment
  • $25,942net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance14%
College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#3 Best Public Universities in America

  • 8,817enrollment
  • $18,551net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.12Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance39%
The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#2 Best Value Colleges in Texas

  • 28,755enrollment
  • $10,455net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance84%
Southern Methodist University
S
Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 11,649enrollment
  • $40,404net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance51%
Tulane University
T
New Orleans, LA
Tulane University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

 

  • 12,646enrollment
  • $40,783net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance12%
Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC
Davidson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1400 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,843enrollment
  • $27,714net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1485SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance20%
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1380 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Virginia

  • 4,002enrollment
  • $25,282net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance34%
United States Naval Academy
N
Annapolis, Maryland
United States Naval Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1350 Average SAT

 

  • 4,512enrollment
  • -net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance11%
Trinity University
T
San Antonio, TX
Trinity University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1370 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 2,637enrollment
  • $30,505net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance36%