Colleges for a 1430 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1430 SAT score?

These colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1430 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 1430 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 1430 SAT good?

Yes, with a score of 1430 you're amongst the best students in the country. It situates you in the top 97th percentile on the national scale, outperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your excellent 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 1430 score represents 89% of the total possible points. If a 1430 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 1430

Let's examine how a 1430 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 1430 is 363 points (34%) higher than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1430 is 376 points (36%) higher than the average female SAT score of 1054

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 1430 is 318 points (29%) higher than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1430 is 496 points (53%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1430 is 463 points (48%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1430 is 191 points (15%) higher than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1430 is 480 points (51%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1430 is 503 points (54%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1430 is 314 points (28%) higher than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1430 is 370 points higher than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1430 SAT score?

A 1430 on the SAT translates to a 32 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 1430 SAT score?

Scoring a 1430 on the SAT places you in the 97th percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 97% 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 1,649,000 students placing you ahead of the majority with only 51,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

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List of 1430 SAT Colleges

Displaying 125 colleges where your 1430 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 501 target schools (good chance), 147 reach (harder) schools and 4,368 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL

University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1400 Average SAT Score

 

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 55,211enrollment
  • $11,740net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance27%

Applications Due Mar 1

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1370 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,384enrollment
  • $17,434net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1500SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance38%

Applications Due Dec 1

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1440 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,225enrollment
  • $19,318net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance17%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1420 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#2 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,430enrollment
  • $16,999net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance10%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

1400 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 19,402enrollment
  • $36,467net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance23%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1440 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#16 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 31,705enrollment
  • $10,614net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.83Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 15

Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1340 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 38,170enrollment
  • $19,301net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance72%

Applications Due Jan 15

Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

1430 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#9 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 36,714enrollment
  • $27,829net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance15%

Applications Due Jan 4

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1400 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 60,540enrollment
  • $19,582net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1480SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 35,937enrollment
  • $14,033net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance34%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD

University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1440 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 40,792enrollment
  • $16,210net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.84Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance43%

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1430 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 48,956enrollment
  • $13,376net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance50%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA

University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1330 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,319enrollment
  • $10,603net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance61%

Applications Due Nov 16

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1370 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,700enrollment
  • $14,852net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance58%

Applications Due Jan 15

Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA

Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1440 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 10,383enrollment
  • $34,837net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1378-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance21%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA

University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1420 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 45,307enrollment
  • $19,257net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1530SAT range
  • 30-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance12%

Applications Due Nov 30

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1340 Average SAT Score

 

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,528enrollment
  • $12,576net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1470SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance64%

University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA

University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1350 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#19 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,420enrollment
  • $16,874net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance36%

Applications Due Nov 30

FAQs

Is a 1430 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1430 you're amongst the best students in the country. The score puts you in the top 97th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1430 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1430 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 1430 SAT score.

What percentile is 1430 on the SAT?

A 1430 ranks in the top 97th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1430 SAT?

A 1430 converts to a 32 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 32 ACT score.