Midwestern Colleges for a 1240 on the SAT

What Midwestern colleges accept a 1240 SAT score?

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

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all Midwestern colleges, here are 83 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 83 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 261 target schools (good chance), 30 reach (harder) schools and 708 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1200 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 49,695enrollment
  • $16,655net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance80%

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1320 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,369enrollment
  • $18,884net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance57%

Applications Due Feb 1

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1300 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,655enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance60%

Applications Due Mar 1

Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1270 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,880enrollment
  • $24,345net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1370SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance91%

Applications Due Feb 1

Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1240 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 43,064enrollment
  • $13,191net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance80%

Applications Due Jan 1

Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1160 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,822enrollment
  • $16,105net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance91%

Applications Due Jul 1

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,679enrollment
  • $13,517net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance52%

University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1140 Average SAT

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 33,518enrollment
  • $12,614net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance83%

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1210 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 30,318enrollment
  • $17,452net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance86%

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 52,017enrollment
  • $17,729net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance55%

Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1230 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 16,893enrollment
  • $37,731net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance72%

University of Cincinnati Main Campus
C
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1230 Average SAT

#3 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 40,826enrollment
  • $22,767net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance78%

Applications Due Aug 11

University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1190 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,650enrollment
  • $32,768net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance85%

Applications Due May 1

University of Minnesota Duluth
M
Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota Duluth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

1150 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 10,275enrollment
  • $18,211net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1210 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 8,783enrollment
  • $12,639net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance72%

Applications Due Aug 15

Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1160 Average SAT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,061enrollment
  • $34,945net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Feb 15

Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1240 Average SAT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,544enrollment
  • $42,627net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance77%

Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1250 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 11,550enrollment
  • $34,732net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1240 SAT
Admission Chance81%