Colleges for a 1450 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1450?

With a 1450 on the SAT, these colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 85 schools where submitting a 1450 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 1450 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 1450 a good SAT score?

A score of 1450 rocks. You're a top one percenter now. It places you in the top 98th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an exceptional job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1450 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1450 on the SAT converts to a 33 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 colleges can I get into?

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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85 results nationwide

List of 1450 SAT Colleges

Displaying 85 colleges where your 1450 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 450 target schools (good chance), 108 reach (harder) schools and 3,894 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA
Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1510 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,381enrollment
  • $16,779net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance3%
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 1450 SAT
Admission Chance47%
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 1450 SAT
Admission Chance41%
University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#20 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $17,357net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance25%
University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $15,718net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance14%
University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance11%
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 1450 SAT
Admission Chance28%
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance17%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance22%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,706net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance65%
University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1510 Average SAT

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 25,860enrollment
  • $24,771net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance5%
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 1450 SAT
Admission Chance54%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance63%
University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance63%
Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1400 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,030enrollment
  • $36,840net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1470SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance36%
University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance17%
University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,976enrollment
  • $16,767net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance39%
Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1480 Average SAT

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,600enrollment
  • $28,921net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance9%

FAQs

Is a 1450 a good SAT score?

A score of 1450 rocks. You're a top one percenter now. The score puts you in the top 98th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1450 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1450 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 1450 SAT score.

What percentile is 1450 on the SAT?

A 1450 ranks in the top 98th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1450 SAT?

A 1450 converts to a 33 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 33 ACT score.