Colleges for a 1080 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1080?

With a 1080 on the SAT, these colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 780 schools where submitting a 1080 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students' average SAT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1080 SAT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. Keep in mind, a SAT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 1080 a good SAT score?

A score of 1080 is a little better than average. It places you in the top 55th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a slightly above average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1080 isn't strong enough to get into your dream school, consider taking a test prep course to see if you can raise your score.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1080 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1080 on the SAT converts to a 21 on the ACT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

What colleges can I get into?

Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in this test score range. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 1080 SAT Colleges

Displaying 780 colleges where your 1080 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 2,415 target schools (good chance), 606 reach (harder) schools and 1,149 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

1190 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $24,724net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1310SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance66%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

1210 Average SAT

#2 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $20,623net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1340SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance74%
University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1200 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 29,182enrollment
  • $18,958net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance94%
East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC
East Carolina University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1120 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 28,718enrollment
  • $13,635net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance75%
University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1170 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Hawaii

  • 17,710enrollment
  • $15,441net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance46%
Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

16 reviews

1160 Average SAT

 

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,451net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance50%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1100 Average SAT

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,178net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance80%
Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1170 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,209enrollment
  • $16,463net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.49*Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance58%
Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1160 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 34,316enrollment
  • $14,136net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance68%
San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1140 Average SAT

#12 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $14,471net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1260SAT range
  • 18-27ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance58%
California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA
California State University Long Beach

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#11 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,466enrollment
  • $9,903net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance32%
Colorado State University Fort Collins
C
Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State University Fort Collins

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1180 Average SAT

#3 Best Value Colleges in Colorado

  • 33,478enrollment
  • $16,793net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance72%
Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1160 Average SAT

#9 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 29,772enrollment
  • $9,861net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance50%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1050 Average SAT

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $15,166net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance71%
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1130 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $18,002net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance72%
Savannah College of Art and Design
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#11 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 14,086enrollment
  • $44,460net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance94%
Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1200 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 30,986enrollment
  • $19,273net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance73%
Florida Gulf Coast University
F
Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1140 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 15,031enrollment
  • $11,621net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Your 1080 SAT
Admission Chance58%

FAQs

Is a 1080 a good SAT score?

A score of 1080 is a little better than average. The score puts you in the top 55th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1080 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1080 SAT score?

Penn State Main Campus, The University of Alabama and University of Kentucky are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1080 SAT score.

What percentile is 1080 on the SAT?

A 1080 ranks in the top 55th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1080 SAT?

A 1080 converts to a 21 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 21 ACT score.