If you got a 1180 SAT score, you're probably wondering how you compare to other students, and whether a 1180 is good enough to get into college.
The truth is, it depends on your personal college goals and where you want to apply. We have the complete guide for you here. On this page, you'll find statistics about your score and what colleges you're competitive for. You can also use our Chance Estimator tool to figure out your chances of getting into your target schools.
Here's how you compare to other students and how many colleges you are competitive for:
Out of the 2.13 million test-takers, 597064 scored the same or higher than you.
You can apply to 1071 colleges and have a good shot at getting admitted.
Missing Out On:
You have a very low chance of getting into 418 schools with this score.
We've collected data from millions of students and thousands of colleges to figure out your chances at getting admitted with a 1180 SAT score. You'll also see how your chances improve with a higher SAT score.
To add a school to your list, type in part of the school name, choose from the dropdown, and click the button.
What if you improved your SAT score by 200 points? You would:
- be competitive for 331 more schools in the country
- raise your chances of getting into target schools from 56.64% to 74.14%
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What schools can you get into with an SAT score of 1180?
We've picked out a set of schools that are within range. Click on each school to learn more about it.
Reach Schools: Harder to Get Into
These schools are hard for you to get into now, because they have average SAT scores that are higher than a 1180. But if you improve your SAT score, you'll have a much better shot.
|University of California, Irvine
|University of Texas at Dallas
|University of California, Davis
|University of Alabama
|University of Cincinnati
Same Level: Equally Hard to Get Into
These schools have average SAT scores that are close to a 1180. If you apply to these schools, you'll have a decent chance of admission. If you improve your SAT score by 200 points, you'll significantly improve your chances and get almost guaranteed admission for most schools.
|Texas Tech University
|Colorado State University
|Fort Collins, CO
|New York, NY
|University of North Texas
|University of Texas at Arlington
Safety Schools: Easier to Get Into
With a 1180 SAT score, you're already strongly competitive for these schools. You're very likely to get admitted if you apply. If you improve your SAT score, your Safety Schools will get better and better.
|California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
|Florida Gulf Coast University
|Fort Myers, FL
|Washington State University
|University of Texas at San Antonio
|San Antonio, TX
|East Carolina University
|Texas State University
|San Marcos, TX
Curious about what your profile is with a different score? Choose any score from the entire SAT score range to see what you'd be able to do!
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