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ACT/SAT Equivalency Table

Undergraduate Admissions and Student Financial Assistance utilizes ACT and SAT test scores.  Admission requirements and scholarships are based on ACT test score thresholds.  The following table is utilized for determining equivalencies.  SAT changed their scoring system in 2016.  The second column is the ACT equivalent for SAT tests taken prior to February 2016.  The third column is the ACT equivalent for SAT tests taken in February 2016 and later.

SAT1 Scale


SAT CR +M
(Prior to Spring 2016)


Equivalent ACT Composite

RSAT2 ERW +M
(Spring 2016 and later)


Equivalent ACT Composite
16003636
15903535
15803535
15703535
15603535
15503534
15403534
15303434
15203434
15103433
15003433
14903433
14803332
14703332
14603332
14503332
14403331
14303231
14203231
14103230
14003230
13903130
13803129
13703129
13603129
13503029
13403028
13303028
13202928
13102928
13002927
12902927
12802827
12702826
12602826
12502826
12402726
12302725
12202725
12102725
12002625
11902624
11802624
11702624
11602524
11502523
11402523
11302523
11202422
11102422
11002422
10902421
10802321
10702321
10602321
10502320
10402220
10302220
10202220
10102119
10002119
9902119
9802119
9702018
9602018
9502018
9402018
9301917
9201917
9101917
9001917
8901816
8801816
8701816
8601816
8501715
8401715
8301715
8201715
8101615
8001614
7901614
7801614
7701614
7601514
7501513
7401513
7301513
7201513
7101412
7001412
6901412
6801412
6701412
6601312
6501312
6401312
6301312
6201311
6101211
6001211
5901211
5801211
5701211
5601211
55011NA
54011NA
53011NA
52011NA
51011NA


1
 1600 scale has remained the same.  The essay portion of the exam is not incluceded in either SAT or RSAT composite above.

RSAT is an abbreviation for Revised SAT. This component has the following designations in KSIS:

  • ERW = Evidence-based Reading and Writing
  • M = Math