Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 1590 on the SAT

What Mid Atlantic colleges accept a 1590 SAT score?

With a 1590 on the SAT, these Mid Atlantic colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, here are 27 schools where submitting a 1590 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students. This list represents the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1590 SAT score. 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 1590 a good SAT score?

It can't be beat. You have a shot at getting in anywhere with a score of 1590. It places you in the top 99th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a truly exceptional job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1590 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1590 on the SAT converts to a 36 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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List of 1590 SAT Colleges

Displaying 27 colleges where your 1590 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 39 target schools (good chance), 21 reach (harder) schools and 618 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1460 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 52,775enrollment
  • $45,417net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance42%

Applications Due Jan 1

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1510 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,853enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1520 Average SAT

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,552enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 1

Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,032enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.23Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance74%

Applications Due Jan 7

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1470 Average SAT

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,620enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance27%

Applications Due Jan 2

Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1510 Average SAT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 13,519enrollment
  • $36,983net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance36%

Applications Due Jan 1

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance82%

Applications Due Mar 1

SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1370 Average SAT

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 18,148enrollment
  • $19,061net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance82%

Applications Due Mar 15

Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY
Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1520 Average SAT

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,135enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance15%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 32,277enrollment
  • $22,346net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1243-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 4.11Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance92%

Applications Due Apr 1

Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,726enrollment
  • $39,359net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance78%

Applications Due Jan 15

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#3 Best Value Colleges in New York

  • 3,054enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance63%

Applications Due Jan 15

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,067enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1433SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance86%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,741enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance64%

Applications Due Jan 5

Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#4 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,744enrollment
  • $30,572net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1518SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance35%

Applications Due Jan 1

Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#7 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,435enrollment
  • $26,028net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance53%

Applications Due Jan 1

Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,514enrollment
  • $28,735net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due Jan 15

Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1470 Average SAT

#19 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $20,360net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1395-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance23%

Applications Due Jan 1