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Highest SAT Scores: All Colleges and Universities

This data is sourced from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System ( http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/ ).

About the study

The Combined SAT score included in this list is calculated by averaging the 25th and 75th percentiles of the verbal score and the math score of accepted students and then adding the two numbers together.

Ivy League and Tech schools rank as some of the highest on this list. Most of the top 50 schools on the list are private institutions.

This data is sourced from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/, 2013-2014).

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Institution City State Combined SATs Undergraduate Enrollment
California Institute of Technology Pasadena CA 1545 977
University of Chicago Chicago IL 1515 5703
Harvard University Cambridge MA 1505 10534
Princeton University Princeton NJ 1505 5323
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA 1500 4528
Yale University New Haven CT 1500 5430
Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 1490 6835
Franklin W  Olin College of Engineering Needham MA 1489 355
Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 1485 7336
Columbia University in the City of New York New York NY 1480 7970
Harvey Mudd College Claremont CA 1480 807
Stanford University Stanford CA 1475 7274
Northwestern University Evanston IL 1470 9283
Pomona College Claremont CA 1460 1610
Rice University Houston TX 1460 3965
Dartmouth College Hanover NH 1455 4276
Duke University Durham NC 1455 6646
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 1450 11525
Tufts University Medford MA 1445 5180
Williams College Williamstown MA 1445 2096
Amherst College Amherst MA 1440 1785
Swarthmore College Swarthmore PA 1440 1534
Bowdoin College Brunswick ME 1435 1795
Brown University Providence RI 1435 6455
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 1435 5917
Webb Institute Glen Cove NY 1435 82
Carleton College Northfield MN 1430 2045
University of Notre Dame Notre Dame IN 1430 8477
Cornell University Ithaca NY 1420 14393
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 1415 6117
Claremont McKenna College Claremont CA 1410 1316
Wellesley College Wellesley MA 1410 2474
Georgetown University Washington DC 1405 7636
Haverford College Haverford PA 1400 1187
Northeastern University Boston MA 1390 13223
Vassar College Poughkeepsie NY 1390 2477
Wesleyan University Middletown CT 1390 651
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY 1389 5452
Hamilton College Clinton NY 1385 1926
Washington and Lee University Lexington VA 1385 1855
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 1380 28283
University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 1380 18445
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 1375 4661
Grinnell College Grinnell IA 1375 1721
Middlebury College Middlebury VT 1375 2495
Reed College Portland OR 1375 1395
Scripps College Claremont CA 1366.5 990
Colgate University Hamilton NY 1365 2890
College of William and Mary Williamsburg VA 1365 6271
Emory University Atlanta GA 1365 7836
Oberlin College Oberlin OH 1362.5 2894
Boston College Chestnut Hill MA 1360 9698
Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Atlanta GA 1360 14558
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art New York NY 1355 868
New York University New York NY 1355 22615
University of California - Berkeley Berkeley CA 1355 25951
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign Champaign IL 1355 32695
University of Virginia - Main Campus Charlottesville VA 1355 16087
Brandeis University Waltham MA 1350 3614
University of Rochester Rochester NY 1350 6177
Colby College Waterville ME 1345 1820
Barnard College New York NY 1340 2489
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr PA 1340 1328
MacAlester College Saint Paul MN 1340 2039
Davidson College Davidson NC 1335 1788
Colorado College Colorado Springs CO 1325 2041
University of Miami Miami FL 1325 11380
Jewish Theological Seminary of America New York NY 1322.5 163
Whitman College Walla Walla WA 1321.5 1541
Kenyon College Gambier OH 1320 1705
Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans LA 1320 8290
Lehigh University Bethlehem PA 1315 4931
Wheaton College Wheaton IL 1315 2444
Union College Lincoln NE 1310 821
University of Maryland - College Park College Park MD 1310 26658
University of Richmond Richmond VA 1310 3215
Occidental College Los Angeles CA 1305 2128
Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 1305 6357
United States Air Force Academy Usafa CO 1305 3993
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 1305 18370
Villanova University Villanova PA 1305 7042
SUNY at Binghamton Vestal NY 1302.5 12997
Bucknell University Lewisburg PA 1300 3532
Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute IN 1300 2205
St Louis College of Pharmacy St Louis MO 1300 723
St Olaf College Northfield MN 1300 3125
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken NJ 1300 2691
University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 1300 28674
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 1300 34449
Colorado School of Mines Golden CO 1295 4291
George Washington University Washington DC 1295 10357
Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn NY 1295 2155
Santa Clara University Santa Clara CA 1290 5435
Boston University Boston MA 1285 18165
Gettysburg College Gettysburg PA 1285 2524
New College of Florida Sarasota FL 1285 793
SUNY College at Geneseo Geneseo NY 1285 5504
United States Military Academy West Point NY 1282.5 4591
United States Naval Academy Annapolis MD 1280 4526
University of California-San Diego San Diego CA 1280 23805

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