Eastern Colleges for a 1470 on the SAT

What Eastern colleges accept a 1470 SAT score?

These Eastern colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 1470 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 46 Eastern colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 1470 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 Eastern colleges

Is a 1470 SAT good?

A score of 1470 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 1470 score represents 92% of the total possible points. If a 1470 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 1470

Let's examine how a 1470 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 1470 is 403 points (38%) higher than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 1470 is 416 points (39%) higher than the average female SAT score of 1054

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 1470 is 358 points (32%) higher than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 1470 is 536 points (57%) higher than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 1470 is 503 points (52%) higher than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 1470 is 231 points (19%) higher than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 1470 is 520 points (55%) higher than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 1470 is 543 points (59%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 1470 is 354 points (32%) higher than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 1470 is 410 points higher than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1470 SAT score?

A 1470 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 1470 SAT score?

Scoring a 1470 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 1470 SAT Colleges

Displaying 46 colleges where your 1470 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 135 target schools (good chance), 84 reach (harder) schools and 972 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

New York University
N
New York, NY

New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1520 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 59,144enrollment
  • $29,499net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance7%

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 1470 SAT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 4

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 1470 SAT
Admission Chance29%

Applications Due Jan 15

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1520 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 25,898enrollment
  • $26,060net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance4%

Applications Due Jan 2

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1490 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 15,287enrollment
  • $30,559net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1435-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance14%

Applications Due Jan 1

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1410 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 25,710enrollment
  • $17,213net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1500SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Applications Due Jan 15

SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY

SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1430 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 18,312enrollment
  • $19,535net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance50%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Massachusetts Amherst
M
Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1370 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 32,229enrollment
  • $22,291net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance76%

Applications Due Jan 15

Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA

Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1500 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#16 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 30,013enrollment
  • $35,827net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance5%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1380 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 33,767enrollment
  • $24,286net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance65%

Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

1400 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,556enrollment
  • $43,943net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance67%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1380 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,637enrollment
  • $17,535net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance78%

Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1390 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,787enrollment
  • $39,965net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance48%

Applications Due Jan 15

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA

Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1500 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 13,431enrollment
  • $30,479net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance7%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI

Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1430 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,620enrollment
  • $39,800net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1525SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.71Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance21%

Applications Due Feb 1

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY

Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1470 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Colleges in New York

  • 3,141enrollment
  • $27,074net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance12%

Applications Due Jan 15

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1420 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,394enrollment
  • $30,453net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance48%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1470 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#10 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 12,197enrollment
  • $39,775net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1470 SAT
Admission Chance40%

Applications Due Jan 5