1200 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 400 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1110-1290.



Is 1200 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 15.0% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 15.0%
Male Percentile: 14.3%
Female Percentile: 15.5%

In 2006, 11,444 students scored 1200 on the SAT. There were 1,376,745 test takers in 2006.


(Data for 2006: Percentiles change depending on the year)



How does an 1200 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 16 out of 36. A 1200 translates into an old SAT score (before the writing section was added) of 780 out of 1600.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1200 SAT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

The University of Texas at El Paso (1170-1530)
North Carolina A & T State University (1150-1450)
Tennessee State University (1185-1435)
University of Bridgeport (1130-1440)
South Carolina State University (1125-1389)
Spalding University (1193-1359)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Bennett College for Women (1065-1335)
Pine Manor College (1050-1320)
Trinity Baptist College (1180-1280)
Saint Augustines College (960-1280)


See a list of average SAT Scores for US Colleges