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U of R SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into University of Rochester

Average Score and SAT Requirements

University of Rochester 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 1420

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Rochester freshman is 1420 out of 1600. U of R students have the 47th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1420 is in the 96th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1330 to 1510

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1330 to 1510. The 75th percentile score is 1510 while the 25th percentile score is 1330.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by U of R but we estimate it to be around a 1240 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 735

The average score for U of R students on the math portion of the SAT is 735 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 680 and the 75th percentile score 790.

Average SAT Reading Score 685

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 650 to 720 and the average score for University of Rochester students is 685.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

66 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Rochester

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Rochester based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 35.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.

Can I get into U of R with a 1510 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1510 or higher is very competitive at U of R and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 51% or higher.

Can I get into U of R with a 1420 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1420 to 1500 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 35% to 49%.

Can I get into U of R with a 1330 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1330 to 1410 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 22% to 33% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into U of R with a 1240 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1240 to 1320 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 21% chance of admission to U of R. SAT scores below 1240 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of Rochester by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 66%
1590 64%
1580 63%
1570 61%
1560 59%
1550 58%
1540 56%
1530 54%
1520 52%
1510 51%
1500 49%
1490 47%
1480 45%
1470 43%
1460 42%
1450 40%
1440 38%
1430 37%
1420 35%
1410 33%
1400 32%
1390 30%
1380 29%
1370 27%
1360 26%
1350 25%
1340 23%
1330 22%
1320 21%
1310 20%
1300 19%
1290 18%
1280 17%
1270 16%
1260 15%
1250 14%
1240 13%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195030 IPEDS survey data for University of Rochester.