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A Comparison of SAT Scores for the University of California Campuses

A Table of the Middle 50% Scores for Math, Reading Comprehenstion and Writing

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The University of California system includes some of the best public universities in the country. Admissions criteria vary widely, and the chart below presents the middle 50% of SAT scores for enrolled students at the 10 University of California schools.

Realize that SAT scores are just one part of the application, and a strong high school record carries even more weight.

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: the Ivy League | top universities (non-Ivy) | top liberal arts colleges | 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 National Center for Educational Statistics

 

University of California SAT Scores
(what do these numbers mean?)
  Reading Math Writing
Campus 25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Berkeley 590 720 630 770 620 750
Davis 510 640 560 680 530 650
Irvine 460 600 530 670 490 620
Los Angeles 560 680 600 760 590 710
Merced 440 550 460 590 440 550
Riverside 470 580 500 630 480 590
San Diego 550 660 620 730 580 690
San Francisco Graduate Study Only
Santa Barbara 530 650 560 690 550 660
Santa Cruz 470 610 490 620 470 610
View the ACT version of this table
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