Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 1240 on the SAT

What Mid Atlantic colleges accept a 1240 SAT score?

With a 1240 on the SAT, these Mid Atlantic colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, here are 55 schools where submitting a 1240 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students. This list represents the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 1240 SAT score. 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 1240 a good SAT score?

Yes, a score of 1240 is very competitive. It places you in the top 81st percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a well above above average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. If a 1240 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 1240 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1240 on the SAT converts to a 26 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.


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List of 1240 SAT Colleges

Displaying 55 colleges where your 1240 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 180 target schools (good chance), 54 reach (harder) schools and 423 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1190 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,548net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance83%

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance35%

Applications Due Mar 1

SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1170 Average SAT

#9 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,688enrollment
  • $17,486net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance70%

Applications Due Mar 1

Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

1320 Average SAT

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,364enrollment
  • $41,569net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance39%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1300 Average SAT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1300 Average SAT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1280 Average SAT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 23,589enrollment
  • $39,463net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance72%

Applications Due Jan 15

University at Buffalo
U
Buffalo, NY
University at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

8 reviews

1230 Average SAT

#3 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 32,347enrollment
  • $18,119net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance69%

CUNY Hunter College
H
New York, NY
CUNY Hunter College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1260 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 24,052enrollment
  • $4,014net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance37%

Applications Due Feb 1

St John's University New York
S
Queens, NY
St John's University New York

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1190 Average SAT

#27 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 20,143enrollment
  • $26,771net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance80%

Applications Due Apr 1

Pace University New York
P
New York, NY
Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#32 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 12,835enrollment
  • $32,886net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance90%

Applications Due Jun 15

Seton Hall University
S
South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1230 Average SAT

#3 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 9,814enrollment
  • $33,652net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance79%

Applications Due Mar 1

Rowan University
R
Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#5 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 19,678enrollment
  • $24,810net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance86%

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1190 Average SAT

#15 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 4,957enrollment
  • $36,093net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Mar 15

The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1230 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 7,783enrollment
  • $24,617net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.29Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance53%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1320 Average SAT

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,158enrollment
  • $36,514net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance63%

Applications Due Jun 1

Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1310 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,582enrollment
  • $26,995net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1403SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance22%

Applications Due Jan 15

Adelphi University
A
Garden City, NY
 
Adelphi University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1160 Average SAT

#24 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,584enrollment
  • $29,821net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Jan 1