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The New School SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into The New School

Average Score and SAT Requirements

The New School is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1250

The average composite SAT score for admitted The New School freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The New School students have the 170th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1250 is in the 82nd percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1140 to 1360

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1140 to 1360. The 75th percentile score is 1360 while the 25th percentile score is 1140.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by The New School but we estimate it to be around a 1030 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 620

The average score for The New School students on the math portion of the SAT is 620 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 560 and the 75th percentile score 680.

Average SAT Reading Score 630

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 580 to 680 and the average score for The New School students is 630.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

34 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to The New School

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at The New School based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 69.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.59.

Can I get into The New School with a 1360 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1360 or higher is very competitive at The New School and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 81% or higher.

Can I get into The New School with a 1250 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1250 to 1350 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 69% to 80%.

Can I get into The New School with a 1140 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1140 to 1240 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 54% to 68% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into The New School with a 1030 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1030 to 1130 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 52% chance of admission to The New School. SAT scores below 1030 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to The New School by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 94%
1580 94%
1570 94%
1560 93%
1550 93%
1540 92%
1530 92%
1520 91%
1510 91%
1500 91%
1490 90%
1480 89%
1470 89%
1460 88%
1450 88%
1440 87%
1430 86%
1420 86%
1410 85%
1400 84%
1390 83%
1380 83%
1370 82%
1360 81%
1350 80%
1340 79%
1330 78%
1320 77%
1310 76%
1300 75%
1290 74%
1280 73%
1270 71%
1260 70%
1250 69%
1240 68%
1230 66%
1220 65%
1210 64%
1200 62%
1190 61%
1180 60%
1170 58%
1160 57%
1150 55%
1140 54%
1130 52%
1120 51%
1110 50%
1100 48%
1090 47%
1080 45%
1070 44%
1060 42%
1050 41%
1040 40%
1030 38%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193654 IPEDS survey data for The New School.