SAT Scores for Admission to the Big Ten

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data

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If you're wondering if you have the SAT scores you'll need to get into one of the Big Ten universities, here's a side-by-side comparison of scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these universities.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The Big Ten admissions officers will also be looking for a strong high school record and meaningful extracurricular activities.

You can also check out these other SAT links (or ACT links):

data from National Center for Educational Statistics

Big Ten SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)

 SAT Scores
 ReadingMathWriting
 25%75%25%75%25%75%
Illinois580690705790--
Indiana520630540660--
Iowa480640540680--
Maryland590690620730--
Michigan640730670770--
Michigan State450590540670--
Minnesota560700620750--
Nebraska480630510650--
Northwestern690760710800--
Ohio State540670620740--
Penn State530630560670--
Purdue520630550690--
Rutgers530650580700--
Wisconsin560660640760--
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Grove, Allen. "SAT Scores for Admission to the Big Ten." ThoughtCo, Dec. 9, 2017, thoughtco.com/sat-scores-for-admission-to-the-big-ten-788620. Grove, Allen. (2017, December 9). SAT Scores for Admission to the Big Ten. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/sat-scores-for-admission-to-the-big-ten-788620 Grove, Allen. "SAT Scores for Admission to the Big Ten." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/sat-scores-for-admission-to-the-big-ten-788620 (accessed December 17, 2017).