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SAT Scores for Admission to Top Pennsylvania Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 19 Colleges

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What SAT scores do you need to get into one of the top Pennsylvania colleges and universities? This side-by-side comparison 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 Pennsylvania.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Allegheny 540 650 560 650 - -
Bryn Mawr 600 710 590 720 610 710
Bucknell 590 690 620 720 600 690
Carnegie Mellon 630 730 690 790 650 740
Dickinson 590 690 600 690 590 690
Franklin and Marshall Test-Optional Admissions
Gettysburg 600 690 610 670 - -
Grove City 560 670 560 670 - -
Haverford 650 760 660 760 670 760
Juniata 520 640 540 650 520 610
Lafayette 580 680 610 710 580 680
Lehigh 570 670 630 730 - -
Muhlenberg 560 680 560 680 560 680
Penn 660 760 690 780 680 770
Penn State 530 630 560 670 540 640
Pitt 570 690 600 690 560 660
Swarthmore 680 780 670 770 680 770
Ursinus 540 650 540 660 540 630
Villanova 590 680 610 710 590 690
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