Leading 50 colleges ranked by SAT score needed in the United States 2012-2013

Ranking of colleges and universities in the United States, by SAT scores needed (25th percentile) for 2012 and 2013*

Leading 50 colleges ranked by SAT score needed in the United States 2012-2013 This statistic shows a ranking of the leading 50 colleges in the United States, based on the SAT scores needed for admission in the 2012-2013 academic year. In 2012-2013, the SAT score based on the 25th percentile for admission to Harvard stood at 2120.
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Ranking of colleges and universities in the United States, by SAT scores needed (25th percentile) for 2012 and 2013*

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College or universityAverage score (25th percentile)
Caltech 2,160
Harvard 2,120
Princeton 2,120
Yale 2,110
Columbia 2,100
MIT 2,090
Stanford 2,080
Vanderbilt 2,070
Northwestern 2,060
Dartmouth 2,030
Tufts 2,030
UPenn 2,030
Duke 2,020
Rice 2,020
Brown 1,990
Carnegie Mellon 1,970
Johns Hopkins 1,950
Emory 1,920
USC 1,910
Boston College 1,900
NYU 1,890
Tulane 1,890
University of Virginia 1,890
Michigan 1,880
Berkeley 1,870
William and Mary 1,870
Georgia Tech 1,860
Brandeis 1,850
GWU 1,830
University of Miami 1,820
UNC 1,790
Boston University 1,780
UCLA 1,760
Ohio State 1,700
Pepperdine 1,680
UCSD 1,660
UC Santa Barbara 1,640
Penn State 1,630
Rutgers 1,620
UC Davis 1,620
U Washington 1,600
Syracuse 1,570
UC Irvine 1,530
Washington U 1,420
University of Chicago 1,400
Notre Dame 1,340
Cornell 1,310
Georgetown 1,290
Lehigh 1,200
College or universityAverage score (25th percentile)
Caltech 2,160
Harvard 2,120
Princeton 2,120
Yale 2,110
Columbia 2,100
MIT 2,090
Stanford 2,080
Vanderbilt 2,070
Northwestern 2,060
Dartmouth 2,030
Tufts 2,030
UPenn 2,030
Duke 2,020
Rice 2,020
Brown 1,990
Carnegie Mellon 1,970
Johns Hopkins 1,950
Emory 1,920
USC 1,910
Boston College 1,900
NYU 1,890
Tulane 1,890
University of Virginia 1,890
Michigan 1,880
Berkeley 1,870
William and Mary 1,870
Georgia Tech 1,860
Brandeis 1,850
GWU 1,830
University of Miami 1,820
UNC 1,790
Boston University 1,780
UCLA 1,760
Ohio State 1,700
Pepperdine 1,680
UCSD 1,660
UC Santa Barbara 1,640
Penn State 1,630
Rutgers 1,620
UC Davis 1,620
U Washington 1,600
Syracuse 1,570
UC Irvine 1,530
Washington U 1,420
University of Chicago 1,400
Notre Dame 1,340
Cornell 1,310
Georgetown 1,290
Lehigh 1,200
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This statistic shows a ranking of the leading 50 colleges in the United States, based on the SAT scores needed for admission in the 2012-2013 academic year. In 2012-2013, the SAT score based on the 25th percentile for admission to Harvard stood at 2120.
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