If you got a 740 SAT score, you're probably wondering how you compare to other students, and whether a 740 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.
740 SAT Score Standings
Here's how you compare to other students and how many colleges you are competitive for:
Out of the 2.13 million test-takers, 2021158 scored the same or higher than you.
You can apply to 19 colleges and have a good shot at getting admitted.
Missing Out On:
You have a very low chance of getting into 1479 schools with this score.
Top Choice Colleges Chances
We've collected data from millions of students and thousands of colleges to figure out your chances at getting admitted with a 740 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 59 more schools in the country
- raise your chances of getting into target schools from 1.00% to 4.12%
PrepScholar guarantees that with our online prep program, you'll improve your score by 160 points, or you get all your money back.
The secret to our program is customization: PrepScholar automatically figures out your strengths and weaknesses, then customizes what you learn so you improve more points in less time. PrepScholar was created by Harvard graduates and SAT full scorers, and thousands of students have trusted PrepScholar with improving their scores.
Other Schools For You
We've picked out a set of schools that are within range. Click on each school to learn more about it.
Same Level: Equally Hard to Get Into
These schools have average SAT scores that are close to a 740. 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.
|School Name||Location||SAT Avg||ACT Avg|
|Paul Quinn College||Dallas, TX||840||16|
|Wiley College||Marshall, TX||830||16|
|Albany State University||Albany, GA||830||16|
|Medgar Evers College (City University of New York)||Brooklyn, NY||820||14|
|Central State University||Wilberforce, OH||800||15|
|Bethune-Cookman University||Daytona Beach, FL||800||16|
|Lane College||Jackson, TN||780||15|
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