New England Colleges for a 1590 on the SAT

What New England colleges accept a 1590 SAT score?

With a 1590 on the SAT, these New England colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all New England colleges, here are 20 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 20 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 36 target schools (good chance), 21 reach (harder) schools and 234 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1520 Average SAT

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,391enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance10%

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

1410 Average SAT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 32,718enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance47%

Applications Due Jan 2

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1520 Average SAT

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,060enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance14%

Applications Due Dec 31

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 14,934enrollment
  • $30,192net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance57%

Applications Due Jan 1

Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1500 Average SAT

#11 Best Colleges in America

  • 9,948enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1550 Average SAT

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,254enrollment
  • $19,998net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance15%

Applications Due Jan 1

Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA
Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1480 Average SAT

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 22,905enrollment
  • $37,738net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance44%

Applications Due Jan 1

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1500 Average SAT

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 6,292enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance21%

Applications Due Jan 1

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1460 Average SAT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 12,219enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance38%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,227enrollment
  • $40,048net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1470SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Feb 1

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,340enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Jan 1

Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1500 Average SAT

#13 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,745enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance26%

Applications Due Jan 1

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,440enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance62%

Applications Due Jan 15

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance29%

Applications Due Jan 1

Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Jan 15

Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT
Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#23 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,669enrollment
  • $24,517net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance47%

Applications Due Jan 1

Olin College of Engineering
O
Needham, MA
Olin College of Engineering

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1510 Average SAT

 

  • 310enrollment
  • $34,297net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance31%

Applications Due Jan 1

Mount Holyoke College
M
South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#9 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,040enrollment
  • $31,165net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1500SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.87Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1590 SAT
Admission Chance77%

Applications Due Jan 15