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SAT Scores for Admission to Top Virginia Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 17 Top Colleges

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What SAT scores are likely to get you into one of the top Virginia colleges or universities? This side-by-side comparison chart shows 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 top colleges in Virginia. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed.

Also remember that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Virginia colleges 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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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Top Virginia Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Christopher Newport 530 630 540 610 - -
George Mason 520 620 530 630 - -
Hampden-Sydney 490 620 510 615 470 580
Hollins 500 650 460 590 - -
James Madison 520 620 530 620 520 610
Longwood 470 560 470 550 - -
Mary Washington 520 630 510 600 510 610
Randolph 480 610 490 610 460 590
Randolph-Macon 500 590 490 600 480 580
Richmond 580 700 620 720 590 690
Roanoke 490 600 480 600 480 590
Sweet Briar 490 610 450 570 460 590
Virginia 620 720 640 740 630 730
Virginia Military Institute 520 620 540 620 490 590
Virginia Tech 540 640 570 680 540 640
Washington and Lee 650 740 650 740 650 730
William and Mary 630 740 620 720 620 720
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