Is 1590 a good SAT score?

If you got a 1590 SAT score, you're probably wondering how you compare to other students, and whether a 1590 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.

1590 SAT Score Standings

Here's how you compare to other students and how many colleges you are competitive for:

  • score-percent Percentile: 99th

    Out of the 2.13 million test-takers, 1397 scored the same or higher than you.

  • score-compete Competitive For: 1496 Schools

    You can apply to 1496 colleges and have a good shot at getting admitted.

  • score-missing Missing Out On: 0 Schools

    You have a very low chance of getting into 0 schools with this score.

Top Choice Colleges Chances

Can you get into your top choice colleges?

We've collected data from millions of students and thousands of colleges to figure out your chances at getting admitted with a 1590 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 10 points? You would:
  • raise your chances of getting into target schools from 79.11% to 79.11%
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Other Schools For You

What schools can you get into with an SAT score of 1590?

We've picked out a set of schools that are within range. Click on each school to learn more about it.



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Same Level: Equally Hard to Get Into

These schools have average SAT scores that are close to a 1590. If you apply to these schools, you'll have a decent chance of admission. If you improve your SAT score by 10 points, you'll significantly improve your chances and get almost guaranteed admission for most schools.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
University of Chicago Chicago, IL 1530 34
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 1528 34
Harvard College Cambridge, MA 1520 34
Columbia University New York, NY 1515 34
Yale University New Haven, CT 1505 34
Princeton University Princeton, NJ 1500 33
Brown University Providence, RI 1488 32



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