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%)
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Amherst680773680780680770see graph
Babson580720620720590660see graph
Boston College620720640750640730see graph
Brandeis600700650770640710see graph
Harvard700800700800710790see graph
Holy CrossTest-Optional Admissionssee graph
MIT680780750800690780see graph
Olin College710780730800680770see graph
SmithTest-Optional Admissionssee graph
Tufts680750690770680750see graph
Wellesley640740650750650750see graph
Williams670780660770670780see graph
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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.

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics