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SAT Scores for Ivy League Admissions

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Ivy League Admissions Data

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If you're wondering if you have the SAT scores you'll need to get into an Ivy League school, here's a side-by-side comparison of scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for Ivy League admissions.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. Perfect 800s don't guarantee admission if other parts of your application are weak. Admissions officers will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

To see a full profile of each college, click on the names in the chart below. You can also check out these other SAT charts (or ACT charts):

SAT Comparison Charts: Ivy League | top universities | top liberal arts | top engineering | more top liberal arts | top public universities | top public liberal arts colleges | University of California campuses | Cal State campuses | SUNY campuses | more SAT charts

Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Ivy League SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)

SAT Scores
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Brown 660 760 650 770 670 780
Columbia 700 780 700 790 700 790
Cornell 640 740 670 780 - -
Dartmouth 670 780 680 780 680 790
Harvard 700 800 710 790 710 800
Princeton 700 790 710 800 710 800
U Penn 660 760 690 780 680 770
Yale 700 790 700 800 710 790
View the ACT version of this table

SAT Tables by State: AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | DC | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY

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