1560 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 520 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1470-1650.

Is 1560 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 55.7% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 55.7%
Male Percentile: 53.6%
Female Percentile: 57.6%

In 2006, 16,778 students scored 1560 on the SAT. There were 1,376,745 test takers in 2006.

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

How does an 1560 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 22 out of 36. A 1560 translates into an old SAT score (before the writing section was added) of 1020 out of 1600.

What are some schools I should consider with a 1560 SAT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Howard University (1310-1960)
Biola University (1490-1860)
Samford University (1545-1890)
The New School (1500-1860)
Trinity International University (1410-1830)
University of Arkansas Main Campus (1545-1920)
University of California-Santa Cruz (1530-1880)
University of Louisville (1500-1905)
University of Utah (1500-1905)
Indiana University-Bloomington (1545-1890)
Michigan State University (1470-1870)
Regent University (1395-1755)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1455-1905)
University of California-Davis (1530-1910)
University of Memphis (1380-1770)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (1380-1807.5)
Auburn University Main Campus (1530-1860)
Colorado State University (1480-1830)
Montana State University (1470-1860)
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (1500-1860)
Liberal Arts Colleges

University of Minnesota-Morris (1530-1980)
American Jewish University (1405-1928)
Luther College (1520-1970)
Alma College (1521-1956)
Huntingdon College (1245-1965)
Drew University (1560-1930)
Goshen College (1450-1970)
Hollins University (1485-1845)
Salem College (1455-1920)
William Jewell College (1515-1920)
Houghton College (1500-1890)
Mills College (1510-1880)
Principia College (1500-1905)
Randolph College (1500-1875)
The College of Idaho (1456-1891)
The Evergreen State College (1470-1845)
Wells College (1515-1845)
Wesleyan College (1455-1830)
Guilford College (1485-1860)
Hanover College (1530-1870)

See a list of average SAT Scores for US Colleges