SAT Scores for Admission to Southern Conference Colleges and Universities

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 10 Division I Schools

Furman University
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The Southern Conference has an interesting mix of public and private colleges from the southeastern United States. The side-by-side comparison chart below shows SAT 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 10 Southern Conference colleges and universities. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have SAT scores below those listed.

Also remember that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at most of these Division I schools 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

Southern Conference SAT Scores (mid 50%)
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 ReadingMathWriting
 25%75%25%75%25%75%
The Citadel470580480580--
East Tennessee State University470540450590--
Furman University------
Mercer University550640550650--
Samford University520620500618--
UNC Greensboro480570470560--
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga470600450590--
Virginia Military Institute530620530620--
Western Carolina University450560460560--
Wofford College520630530640--
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