Most Popular Colleges by SAT

The Most Popular Colleges for Every SAT Score Range

Where are kids with your SAT score going to college?

We listed the most popular colleges by pageviews on Niche for each SAT score range. Find out which are the most popular among Niche users and see what scores you need to get in!

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The 15 Most Popular Colleges if your SAT score is above 1340:

Rank College Name SAT 25 Percentile SAT 75 Percentile Pageviews on Niche Overall Niche Grade Acceptance Rate
Rank 1
College Name Stanford University
SAT 25 Percentile 1390
SAT 75 Percentile 1580
Pageviews on Niche 397,048
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 5.0%
Rank 2
College Name Harvard University
SAT 25 Percentile 1400
SAT 75 Percentile 1600
Pageviews on Niche 285,494
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 5.6%
Rank 3
SAT 25 Percentile 1380
SAT 75 Percentile 1550
Pageviews on Niche 226,147
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 10.2%
Rank 4
SAT 25 Percentile 1400
SAT 75 Percentile 1550
Pageviews on Niche 212,037
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 16.7%
Rank 5
College Name Yale University
SAT 25 Percentile 1430
SAT 75 Percentile 1600
Pageviews on Niche 206,103
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 6.7%
Rank 6
College Name Bowdoin College
SAT 25 Percentile 1360
SAT 75 Percentile 1510
Pageviews on Niche 198,878
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 14.9%
Rank 7
College Name Columbia University
SAT 25 Percentile 1380
SAT 75 Percentile 1570
Pageviews on Niche 195,695
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 6.6%
Rank 8
College Name Duke University
SAT 25 Percentile 1360
SAT 75 Percentile 1550
Pageviews on Niche 192,576
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 11.4%
Rank 9
SAT 25 Percentile 1430
SAT 75 Percentile 1580
Pageviews on Niche 191,517
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 8.3%
Rank 10
College Name Brown University
SAT 25 Percentile 1370
SAT 75 Percentile 1560
Pageviews on Niche 178,418
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 9.5%
Rank 11
College Name Rice University
SAT 25 Percentile 1390
SAT 75 Percentile 1560
Pageviews on Niche 176,851
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 16.0%
Rank 12
College Name Vanderbilt University
SAT 25 Percentile 1430
SAT 75 Percentile 1590
Pageviews on Niche 174,233
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 11.7%
Rank 13
College Name Princeton University
SAT 25 Percentile 1390
SAT 75 Percentile 1590
Pageviews on Niche 173,847
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 7.1%
Rank 14
College Name Tufts University
SAT 25 Percentile 1370
SAT 75 Percentile 1520
Pageviews on Niche 156,606
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 16.1%
Rank 15
SAT 25 Percentile 1400
SAT 75 Percentile 1560
Pageviews on Niche 153,440
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 13.0%
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The 15 Most Popular Colleges if your SAT score is between 1200-1340:

Rank College SAT 25 Percentile SAT 75 Percentile Pageviews on Niche Overall Niche Grade Acceptance Rate
Rank 1
SAT 25 Percentile 1270
SAT 75 Percentile 1500
Pageviews on Niche 301,068
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 16.6%
Rank 2
SAT 25 Percentile 1250
SAT 75 Percentile 1470
Pageviews on Niche 272,122
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 32.1%
Rank 3
SAT 25 Percentile 1290
SAT 75 Percentile 1500
Pageviews on Niche 244,870
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 26.3%
Rank 4
SAT 25 Percentile 1340
SAT 75 Percentile 1510
Pageviews on Niche 231,844
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 28.5%
Rank 5
SAT 25 Percentile 1200
SAT 75 Percentile 1410
Pageviews on Niche 217,947
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 32.6%
Rank 6
SAT 25 Percentile 1330
SAT 75 Percentile 1530
Pageviews on Niche 203,573
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 15.1%
Rank 7
College UC Berkeley
SAT 25 Percentile 1250
SAT 75 Percentile 1510
Pageviews on Niche 198,898
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 16.9%
Rank 8
College UNC Chapel Hill
SAT 25 Percentile 1220
SAT 75 Percentile 1430
Pageviews on Niche 195,323
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 30.5%
Rank 9
SAT 25 Percentile 1250
SAT 75 Percentile 1460
Pageviews on Niche 195,048
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 29.8%
Rank 10
SAT 25 Percentile 1240
SAT 75 Percentile 1410
Pageviews on Niche 184,534
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 30.5%
Rank 11
SAT 25 Percentile 1320
SAT 75 Percentile 1500
Pageviews on Niche 181,934
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 17.2%
Rank 12
College Boston College
SAT 25 Percentile 1260
SAT 75 Percentile 1470
Pageviews on Niche 178,794
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 28.5%
Rank 13
SAT 25 Percentile 1250
SAT 75 Percentile 1450
Pageviews on Niche 162,133
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 27.4%
Rank 14
SAT 25 Percentile 1230
SAT 75 Percentile 1420
Pageviews on Niche 152,999
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 26.0%
Rank 15
SAT 25 Percentile 1200
SAT 75 Percentile 1400
Pageviews on Niche 151,922
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 47.9%
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The 10 Most Popular Colleges if your SAT score is between 1030-1200:

Rank College Name SAT 25 Percentile SAT 75 Percentile Pageviews on Niche Overall Grade Acceptance Rate
Rank 1
College Name UCLA
SAT 25 Percentile 1180
SAT 75 Percentile 1470
Pageviews on Niche 284,744
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 17.3%
Rank 2
College Name Penn State
SAT 25 Percentile 1090
SAT 75 Percentile 1300
Pageviews on Niche 243,361
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 51.3%
Rank 3
College Name UT Austin
SAT 25 Percentile 1170
SAT 75 Percentile 1410
Pageviews on Niche 212,788
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 39.2%
Rank 4
College Name University of Florida
SAT 25 Percentile 1170
SAT 75 Percentile 1350
Pageviews on Niche 212,100
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 47.5%
Rank 5
College Name Syracuse University
SAT 25 Percentile 1090
SAT 75 Percentile 1290
Pageviews on Niche 184,980
Overall Grade A
Acceptance Rate 48.3%
Rank 6
College Name UC Santa Barbara
SAT 25 Percentile 1090
SAT 75 Percentile 1360
Pageviews on Niche 178,618
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 32.6%
Rank 7
SAT 25 Percentile 1120
SAT 75 Percentile 1370
Pageviews on Niche 162,062
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 53.3%
Rank 8
SAT 25 Percentile 1040
SAT 75 Percentile 1220
Pageviews on Niche 157,155
Overall Grade A
Acceptance Rate 72.6%
Rank 9
College Name University of Georgia
SAT 25 Percentile 1150
SAT 75 Percentile 1330
Pageviews on Niche 153,784
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 52.9%
Rank 10
SAT 25 Percentile 1190
SAT 75 Percentile 1410
Pageviews on Niche 147,492
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 57.6%
Rank 11
College Name Purdue University
SAT 25 Percentile 1080
SAT 75 Percentile 1330
Pageviews on Niche 146,175
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 59.0%
Rank 12
College Name Ohio State University
SAT 25 Percentile 1170
SAT 75 Percentile 1390
Pageviews on Niche 145,524
Overall Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 49.4%
Rank 13
College Name UMass Amherst
SAT 25 Percentile 1130
SAT 75 Percentile 1310
Pageviews on Niche 144,122
Overall Grade A
Acceptance Rate 58.3%
Rank 14
College Name Miami University
SAT 25 Percentile 1140
SAT 75 Percentile 1340
Pageviews on Niche 143,311
Overall Grade A
Acceptance Rate 65.5%
Rank 15
SAT 25 Percentile 1120
SAT 75 Percentile 1280
Pageviews on Niche 141,601
Overall Grade A
Acceptance Rate 55.9%
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The 10 Most Popular Colleges if your SAT score is between 830-1030:

Rank College Name SAT 25 Percentile SAT 75 Percentile Pageviews on Niche Overall Niche Grade Acceptance Rate
Rank 1
SAT 25 Percentile 1010
SAT 75 Percentile 1230
Pageviews on Niche 124,423
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 34.4%
Rank 2
College Name Temple University
SAT 25 Percentile 1010
SAT 75 Percentile 1230
Pageviews on Niche 121,457
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 55.7%
Rank 3
College Name University of Alabama
SAT 25 Percentile 980
SAT 75 Percentile 1210
Pageviews on Niche 119,555
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 53.6%
Rank 4
SAT 25 Percentile 980
SAT 75 Percentile 1260
Pageviews on Niche 109,884
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 66.3%
Rank 5
College Name Liberty University
SAT 25 Percentile 930
SAT 75 Percentile 1190
Pageviews on Niche 98,028
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 21.6%
Rank 6
College Name University of Arizona
SAT 25 Percentile 983
SAT 75 Percentile 1230
Pageviews on Niche 95,116
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 76.4%
Rank 7
College Name Howard University
SAT 25 Percentile 990
SAT 75 Percentile 1220
Pageviews on Niche 88,123
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 49.0%
Rank 8
College Name CSU Long Beach
SAT 25 Percentile 930
SAT 75 Percentile 1170
Pageviews on Niche 83,557
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 33.8%
Rank 9
College Name University of Oregon
SAT 25 Percentile 1000
SAT 75 Percentile 1230
Pageviews on Niche 82,948
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 74.2%
Rank 10
College Name High Point University
SAT 25 Percentile 1012
SAT 75 Percentile 1196
Pageviews on Niche 76,502
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 72.5%
Rank 11
College Name Quinnipiac University
SAT 25 Percentile 990
SAT 75 Percentile 1180
Pageviews on Niche 76,247
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 69.0%
Rank 12
SAT 25 Percentile 930
SAT 75 Percentile 1140
Pageviews on Niche 75,952
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 85.8%
Rank 13
SAT 25 Percentile 1000
SAT 75 Percentile 1210
Pageviews on Niche 73,866
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 78.6%
Rank 14
College Name University of Tampa
SAT 25 Percentile 990
SAT 75 Percentile 1170
Pageviews on Niche 72,408
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 50.7%
Rank 15
College Name Pace University
SAT 25 Percentile 940
SAT 75 Percentile 1160
Pageviews on Niche 69,020
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 83.8%
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The 10 Most Popular Colleges if your SAT score is below 830:

Rank College Name SAT 25 Percentile SAT 75 Percentile Pageviews on Niche Niche Overall Grade Acceptance Rate
Rank 1
SAT 25 Percentile 790
SAT 75 Percentile 1010
Pageviews on Niche 40,397
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 45.6%
Rank 2
College Name CSU Los Angeles
SAT 25 Percentile 780
SAT 75 Percentile 990
Pageviews on Niche 33,155
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 68.1%
Rank 3
SAT 25 Percentile 740
SAT 75 Percentile 920
Pageviews on Niche 30,875
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 51.2%
Rank 4
SAT 25 Percentile 800
SAT 75 Percentile 1000
Pageviews on Niche 21,515
Niche Overall Grade C+
Acceptance Rate 62.3%
Rank 5
College Name CSU East Bay
SAT 25 Percentile 800
SAT 75 Percentile 1020
Pageviews on Niche 21,466
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 74.0%
Rank 6
SAT 25 Percentile 800
SAT 75 Percentile 970
Pageviews on Niche 21,061
Niche Overall Grade C+
Acceptance Rate 66.7%
Rank 7
College Name CSU Fresno
SAT 25 Percentile 790
SAT 75 Percentile 1010
Pageviews on Niche 19,648
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 52.2%
Rank 8
SAT 25 Percentile 800
SAT 75 Percentile 1040
Pageviews on Niche 19,045
Niche Overall Grade C+
Acceptance Rate 90.9%
Rank 9
SAT 25 Percentile 810
SAT 75 Percentile 970
Pageviews on Niche 18,962
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 44.4%
Rank 10
SAT 25 Percentile 770
SAT 75 Percentile 930
Pageviews on Niche 18,409
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 39.1%
Rank 11
SAT 25 Percentile 730
SAT 75 Percentile 910
Pageviews on Niche 18,306
Niche Overall Grade C
Acceptance Rate 46.4%
Rank 12
SAT 25 Percentile 800
SAT 75 Percentile 1020
Pageviews on Niche 17,916
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 85.5%
Rank 13
SAT 25 Percentile 820
SAT 75 Percentile 1010
Pageviews on Niche 17,885
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 64.6%
Rank 14
College Name Alabama A&M University
SAT 25 Percentile 743
SAT 75 Percentile 950
Pageviews on Niche 17,374
Niche Overall Grade C
Acceptance Rate 65.4%
Rank 15
SAT 25 Percentile 810
SAT 75 Percentile 940
Pageviews on Niche 17,210
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 65.9%
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The Most Popular Colleges for Every SAT Score Range