Colleges for a 1420 on the SAT

What colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 1420?

With a 1420 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 106 schools where submitting a 1420 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 1420 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 1420 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1420 you're amongst the best students in the country. It places you in the top 96th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an excellent job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 1420 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1420 on the SAT converts to a 32 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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106 results nationwide

List of 1420 SAT Colleges

Displaying 106 colleges where your 1420 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 507 target schools (good chance), 111 reach (harder) schools and 3,837 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $10,457net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance42%
The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $15,502net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance38%
University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#20 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $17,357net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance22%
University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $15,718net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance12%
University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

1450 Average SAT

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance10%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $33,102net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance36%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,961net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance58%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1410 Average SAT

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $10,085net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance25%
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance14%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance19%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,706net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance62%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1300 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $15,268net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance39%
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

1380 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance50%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance58%
University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance60%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $14,958net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance58%
Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1400 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,030enrollment
  • $36,840net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1470SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance32%
University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1420 SAT
Admission Chance15%

FAQs

Is a 1420 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1420 you're amongst the best students in the country. The score puts you in the top 96th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1420 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1420 SAT score?

University of Florida, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Michigan are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1420 SAT score.

What percentile is 1420 on the SAT?

A 1420 ranks in the top 96th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1420 SAT?

A 1420 converts to a 32 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 32 ACT score.