SAT Scores for Admission to Top Massachusetts Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 12 Top Colleges

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Justin Jensen / Flickr

Do you have the SAT scores do you need to get into one of the top Massachusetts colleges and universities? This side-by-side comparison shows 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 top colleges in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Colleges SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)

Reading 25% Reading 75% Math 25% Math 75% Writing 25% Writing 75% GPA-SAT-ACT
Admissions
Scattergram
Amherst 680 775 680 780 - - see graph
Babson 560 650 610 720 - - see graph
Boston College 620 720 640 740 - - see graph
Brandeis 610 710 660 770 - - see graph
Harvard 710 800 720 800 - - see graph
MIT 700 790 760 800 - - see graph
Olin College 690 780 710 800 - - see graph
Tufts 680 750 690 770 - - see graph
Wellesley 660 750 650 750 - - see graph
Williams 670 770 660 770 - - see graph

Holy Cross and Smith are not included due to their policy of test-optional admissions.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Massachusetts colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

SAT Tables for Other States: AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | DC | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY

Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics