Colleges for a 1430 on the SAT

What colleges accept a 1430 SAT score?

With a 1430 on the SAT, these colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class SAT scores for all U.S. colleges, here are 84 schools where submitting a 1430 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 1430 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 1430 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1430 you're amongst the best students in the country. It places you in the top 97th 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 1430 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 1430 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 are the best colleges can I get into with a 1430?

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 1430 SAT Colleges

Displaying 84 colleges where your 1430 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 339 target schools (good chance), 90 reach (harder) schools and 3,783 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA
Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

1500 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,953enrollment
  • $20,023net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1570SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance3%

Applications Due Jan 3

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1380 Average SAT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 53,372enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance40%

Applications Due Nov 1

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1340 Average SAT

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,476enrollment
  • $16,892net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance42%

Applications Due Dec 1

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1430 Average SAT

#15 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 47,907enrollment
  • $17,832net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance26%

Applications Due Feb 1

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

  • 44,589enrollment
  • $16,474net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance15%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

1440 Average SAT

#4 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 46,287enrollment
  • $39,759net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 10

University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 39,147enrollment
  • $16,580net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#10 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,092enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance31%

Applications Due Jan 5

New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1460 Average SAT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 52,775enrollment
  • $45,417net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance18%

Applications Due Jan 1

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

1410 Average SAT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 32,718enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance23%

Applications Due Jan 2

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 1430 SAT
Admission Chance80%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,303enrollment
  • $13,106net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance45%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

1380 Average SAT

#12 Best Public Universities in America

  • 40,709enrollment
  • $17,643net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.36Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Nov 1

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1360 Average SAT

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,640enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance68%

Applications Due Dec 15

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

1330 Average SAT

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 48,149enrollment
  • $9,661net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance68%

Applications Due Dec 1

Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

1390 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,032enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.23Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance39%

Applications Due Jan 7

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1420 Average SAT

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,327enrollment
  • $19,329net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1530SAT range
  • 30-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance18%

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

1350 Average SAT

#19 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,179enrollment
  • $17,223net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 4.17Avg Weighted GPA
Your 1430 SAT
Admission Chance49%

Applications Due Nov 30

FAQs

Is a 1430 a good SAT score?

Yes, with a score of 1430 you're amongst the best students in the country. The score puts you in the top 97th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 1430 SAT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 1430 SAT score?

Stanford University, University of Florida and The University of Texas at Austin are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 1430 SAT score.

What percentile is 1430 on the SAT?

A 1430 ranks in the top 97th percentile of all students who take the SAT exam.

What is the equivalent ACT score to a 1430 SAT?

A 1430 converts to a 32 on the ACT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 32 ACT score.