Pacific Northwestern Colleges for a 900 on the SAT

What Pacific Northwestern colleges accept a 900 SAT score?

These Pacific Northwestern colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 900 on your SATs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 3 Pacific Northwestern colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 900 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 Pacific Northwestern colleges

Is a 900 SAT bad?

A score of 900 is in the lower quarter. It situates you in the bottom 22nd percentile on the national scale, underperforming the majority of the 1.7 million SAT test takers. This score signifies your poor 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 900 score represents 56% of the total possible points. If a 900 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 900

Let's examine how a 900 SAT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups


  • Male: A 900 is 167 points (16%) lower than the average male SAT score of 1067
  • Female: A 900 is 154 points (15%) lower than the average female SAT score of 1054


  • White: A 900 is 212 points (19%) lower than the average white SAT score of 1112
  • Black: A 900 is 34 points (4%) lower than the average black SAT score of 934
  • Hispanic: A 900 is 67 points (7%) lower than the average Hispanic SAT score of 967
  • Asian: A 900 is 339 points (27%) lower than the average Asian SAT score of 1239
  • Pacific Islander: A 900 is 50 points (5%) lower than the average Pacific Islander SAT score of 950
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 900 is 27 points (3%) lower than the average American Indian/Alaska Native SAT score of 927
  • Two or more races: A 900 is 216 points (19%) lower than the average two or more races SAT score of 1116

All groups

  • All Students: A 900 is 160 points lower than the average SAT score for all students of 1060

What is the ACT equivalent to a 900 SAT score?

A 900 on the SAT translates to a 16 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 900 SAT score?

Scoring a 900 on the SAT places you in the 22nd percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 22% 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 374,000 students with only 1,326,000 test takers achieving a higher score.

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List of 900 SAT Colleges

Displaying 3 colleges where your 900 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 6 target schools (good chance), 54 reach (harder) schools and 66 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA

Eastern Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

990 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#6 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 10,910enrollment
  • $12,827net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 880-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 900 SAT
Admission Chance93%

Applications Due Sep 10

Lewis Clark State College
Lewiston, ID

Lewis Clark State College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

980 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 3,746enrollment
  • $11,476net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 850-1110SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Your 900 SAT
Admission Chance82%

Applications Due Aug 8

Boise Bible College
Boise, ID

Boise Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

960 Average SAT Score

Test Optional

#3 Best Value Colleges in Idaho

  • 96enrollment
  • $18,198net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 810-1110SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Estimated Avg GPA
Your 900 SAT
Admission Chance99%

Applications Due Aug 1