Midwestern Colleges for a 1450 on the SAT

What Midwestern colleges accept a 1450 SAT score?

These Midwestern colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1450 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 21 Midwestern colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 1450 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 Midwestern colleges

Is a 1450 SAT good?

A score of 1450 rocks. You're a top one percenter now. It situates you in the top 98th percentile on the national scale, outperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your exceptional 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 1450 score represents 91% of the total possible points. If a 1450 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 1450

Let's examine how a 1450 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups


  • Male: A 1450 is 383 points (36%) higher than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1450 is 396 points (38%) higher than the average female SAT score of 1054


  • White: A 1450 is 338 points (30%) higher than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1450 is 516 points (55%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1450 is 483 points (50%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1450 is 211 points (17%) higher than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1450 is 500 points (53%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1450 is 523 points (56%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1450 is 334 points (30%) higher than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1450 is 390 points higher than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1450 SAT score?

A 1450 on the SAT translates to a 33 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 1450 SAT score?

Scoring a 1450 on the SAT places you in the 98th percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 98% 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 1,666,000 students placing you ahead of the majority with only 34,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

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List of 1450 SAT Colleges

Displaying 21 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 81 target schools (good chance), 15 reach (harder) schools and 1,086 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1300 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#7 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,577enrollment
  • $19,976net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1155-1450SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance96%

Lawrence University
Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1340 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Value in Wisconsin

  • 1,426enrollment
  • $26,368net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance82%

Applications Due Jan 15

Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, Michigan

Hillsdale College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1440 Average SAT Score

Test Optional


  • 1,678enrollment
  • $24,196net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA
Your 1450 SAT
Admission Chance22%

Applications Due Mar 15