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SAT Scores for Admission to Top Catholic Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data

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If you're wondering if you have the SAT scores you'll need to get into one of the country's top Catholic colleges and universities, 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 admission to one of these great schools.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

You can also check out these other SAT links:

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Most Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

SAT Scores for Top Catholic Colleges (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Assumption College Test-Optional Admissions
Boston College 620 710 640 730 630 730
Creighton 520 640 550 660 510 620
Dallas 550 690 530 640 530 670
Dayton 520 620 540 640 - -
Duquesne 520 600 520 610 510 600
Fairfield Test-Optional Admissions
Fordham 570 670 580 670 570 680
Georgetown 640 750 650 750 - -
Gonzaga 550 700 560 690 - -
Holy Cross Test-Optional Admissions
Le Moyne 450 570 460 590 - -
Loyola Chicago 540 660 540 650 530 640
Loyola Maryland 540 640 550 650 - -
Loyola Marymount 540 630 560 650 550 650
Loyola New Orleans 590 630 560 610 - -
Marquette 520 630 530 650 520 630
Niagra 470 590 470 580 440 540
Notre Dame 660 750 680 770 - -
Portland 550 670 560 650 - -
Providence 520 620 530 640 540 640
Saint Anselm Test-Optional Admissions
St. Bonaventure 473 585 475 590 450 570
Saint John's (MN) 450 673 488 640 468 620
Saint Joseph's 510 600 520 610 520 610
Saint Louis 530 660 548 670 - -
Saint Michael's 530 630 530 610 530 620
Santa Clara 560 660 590 690 - -
Scanton 510 600 520 610 - -
Seattle 520 630 530 630 530 630
Seton Hall 470 580 490 590 490 600
Siena 510 610 530 630 510 610
Stonehill Verbal + Math (mid 50%): 1180 / 1310
Thomas Aquinas 610 710 550 660 580 690
Villanova 590 680 620 710 - -
Xavier 480 600 500 610 470 600
View the ACT version of this table
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