Colleges for a 960 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 960?

With a 960 on the SAT, these are the colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 405 schools where submitting a 960 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students' average SAT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 960 SAT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. 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 960 a good SAT score?

You can probably do better than a score of 960. It places you in the bottom 32nd percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a below average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. Since your score is on the lower end of the range, consider taking a test prep course and re-taking the SAT to see if you can do better.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 960 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 960 on the SAT converts to a 18 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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Displaying 405 target schools where your 960 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 538 reach schools and 332 safety schools you can consider.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can probably do better than a score of 960. The score puts you in the bottom 32nd percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 960 SAT score.

San Francisco State University, California State University Los Angeles and California State University Sacramento are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 960 SAT score.

A 960 ranks in the bottom 32nd percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

A 960 converts to a 18 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 18 ACT score.