At a Glance

The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions. The SAT is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test created and administered by the https://www.collegeboard.org/College Board . The subject and area of SAT test have changed several times and currently the 1600-point score scale are used with two subejcts of Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math (and optional essay section). Most 4 years colleges requires SAT test scores along with ACT scores to their applicants.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the highest SAT score (1,545) submitted by enrolled students and University of Chicago has the second highest SAT score (1,535) based on academic year 2019-2020 college admission data.
Below table ranks and compares the Highest SAT Scores with the highest SAT score. You may want to view colleges with highest ACT score at the highest ACT score ranking page.

Highest SAT Scores Comparison Table

RankCollege NameSAT AverageSAT Evidence Based Reading & WritingSAT MathACT CompositeACT EnglishACT MathAcceptance RateYieldTuition & FeesStudent Population
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
1,5457557903536357.26%73.44%$53,45011,254
2University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
1,5357507853536337.31%73.59%$59,29817,834
3Yale University
New Haven, CT
1,5207507703435336.53%54.98%$57,70012,060
4Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
1,5207507703436335.01%69.83%$53,96830,391
5Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
1,52074078034353316.02%40.29%$56,89315,449
6Duke University
Durham, NC
1,5207457753536347.74%51.50%$57,63316,172
7Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
1,52074577534353311.62%39.87%$54,15813,537
8Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
1,51574077535353411.06%42.19%$54,16028,890
9Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
1,5157457703435336.66%56.44%$60,53230,135
10University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
1,5157407753435338.98%61.26%$60,04226,552
11Rice University
Houston, TX
1,51574077535353410.89%38.87%$51,1077,643
12Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
1,5107407703435335.63%62.45%$48,5027,853
13Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
1,51073078034353417.27%36.18%$58,48513,519
14Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
1,5007407603435339.22%53.60%$59,4586,292
15Brown University
Providence, RI
1,5007407603435337.67%62.23%$60,5849,948
16Stanford University
Stanford, CA
1,4957357603335335.19%68.37%$56,16915,953
17Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
1,4907307603435339.31%52.03%$58,70122,603
18University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
1,47572575034--18.99%54.35%$57,69912,809
19Northeastern University
Boston, MA
1,47572075534343320.48%23.70%$55,45222,905
20Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
1,47071575534353310.71%58.92%$59,28223,620
21Georgetown University
Washington, DC
1,46572574033353216.81%44.71%$57,92819,371
22Emory University
Atlanta, GA
1,45571074533--19.17%24.86%$53,86813,997
23Tufts University
Medford, MA
1,45571574034--16.30%42.84%$60,86212,219
24New York University
New York, NY
1,45570575033--21.09%39.61%$54,88052,775
25Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
1,45070574533333221.34%37.39%$33,96439,771
26University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
1,43570073532343116.11%35.97%$60,27546,287
27University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
1,43070073033343226.11%40.53%$54,09747,907
28Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
1,43068574533323330.27%14.82%$52,94811,465
29University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
1,42069572533313117.48%39.75%$44,06642,327
30Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
1,42069073032343011.11%36.93%$58,85213,927
31University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
1,42068573532333135.43%19.62%$58,24111,741
32University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
1,415-----14.33%40.93%$43,00344,589
33Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
1,41569572033343126.38%31.06%$60,20214,934
34Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
1,41568073532333033.40%21.97%$57,2305,440
35University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
1,41570071532343122.58%41.01%$53,62725,628
36Boston University
Boston, MA
1,40568072532333020.09%23.78%$58,07232,718
37Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
1,40067572533333253.06%16.72%$55,9527,257
38Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
1,40067073032--57.26%15.35%$57,0127,501
39William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
1,39570069532333042.16%25.41%$46,8548,939
40Villanova University
Villanova, PA
1,39068071032333030.66%25.11%$57,46011,032
41Colgate University
Hamilton, NY
1,38568570032333027.47%32.44%$60,0153,054
42University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
1,38568570031322925.00%42.56%$36,15930,092
43University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA
1,37566571031313036.61%17.60%$44,40239,576
44University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
1,37568569031322931.13%42.21%$28,65953,372
45University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
1,37567570032333050.96%26.54%$36,89140,709
46Binghamton University
Vestal, NY
1,37067569531--43.03%17.66%$27,60418,148
47University of Richmond
University of Richmond, VA
1,37067070032--30.90%21.76%$56,8604,056
48Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
1,36066569530--50.72%15.06%$52,9988,616
49George Washington University
Washington, DC
1,36068068032332943.04%17.40%$56,04927,017
50Babson College
Wellesley, MA
1,36066070030312926.97%34.40%$54,1443,340
51University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
1,36065071030292957.25%27.79%$38,63044,640
52Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO
1,35566069531303054.97%17.70%$39,8006,744
53University of Georgia
Athens, GA
1,35567568031333048.38%41.37%$31,12039,147
54University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
1,35065070028282869.64%22.41%$33,32552,017
55Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
1,35067068031322952.67%20.75%$58,54012,373
56Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
1,34765269531323049.54%22.32%$55,2607,067
57University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
1,34566568031302936.70%14.52%$44,16026,179
58United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
1,3406606803131299.08%83.73%-4,594
59Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
1,34066068030322837.53%26.56%$58,2023,726
60The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
1,34066567530302931.95%46.25%$40,03250,476
61University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
1,33566067530322833.10%17.76%$53,68217,809
62Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
1,33564569029302948.91%18.32%$27,76126,782
63The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
1,33565568030302979.36%28.42%$38,97028,669
64University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA
1,33266267030302963.88%20.35%$33,70632,277
65University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA
1,33064069030292929.92%19.68%$43,50736,303
66University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
1,33064069030303063.30%27.36%$36,72052,679
67University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA
1,32764568230312955.86%28.73%$39,11448,149
68United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
1,32565067531313013.43%78.45%-4,307
69United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
1,3256556703132308.64%81.61%-4,536
70Fordham University
Bronx, NY
1,32066066030322852.53%8.28%$55,77616,364
71Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
1,32064567531293073.86%19.26%$48,02816,158
72North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
1,32065067030292846.22%32.62%$29,22036,042
73Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
1,32064068029302968.49%25.82%$33,50261,369
74California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
1,31565066529302938.43%23.79%$25,97122,440
75Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO
1,31463468029282881.46%24.67%$30,0517,642
76Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
1,30564566029312841.85%14.88%$58,0029,554
77American University
Washington, DC
1,30567063530312738.65%20.75%$51,36114,001
78Brigham Young University-Provo
Provo, UT
1,30565565029302869.25%80.68%$5,97036,461
79University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
1,30064565528292677.11%30.11%$23,7349,999
80Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
1,30065065029312850.14%15.76%$52,5779,686
81Clemson University
Clemson, SC
1,30065065030302861.94%23.70%$38,55026,406
82Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
1,29562067529293060.66%16.97%$50,2306,325
83University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA
1,29564065530292865.32%19.20%$36,42731,642
84New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
1,29563066528282966.03%17.51%$33,38611,652
85Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
1,29563066529302866.93%23.72%$31,78550,411
86Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN
1,29563066529293067.15%23.26%$28,79446,655
87Baylor University
Waco, TX
1,290-----68.47%16.18%$49,24619,297
88Lewis & Clark College
Portland, OR
1,28965963029312779.82%11.41%$55,2663,157
89Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
1,28565063529302732.45%29.07%$21,68343,569
90Emerson College
Boston, MA
1,28565063529322641.05%17.17%$50,4445,115
91Providence College
Providence, RI
1,28564564029312853.86%17.15%$54,3884,821
92University of Florida-Online
Gainesville, FL
1,28564564028302662.39%84.37%$16,5794,407
93University of California-Davis
Davis, CA
1,28062066029282646.35%17.24%$44,35139,074
94University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
1,280-----58.70%12.90%$52,8648,861
95University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
1,28063065030302856.09%19.80%$40,50227,215
96Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
1,280-----68.72%15.91%$55,08821,322
97Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
1,28063564528292877.19%9.70%$56,23823,589
98Yeshiva University
New York, NY
1,27564563028302767.41%57.41%$46,4755,524
99Bentley University
Waltham, MA
1,27062065029292857.82%19.51%$53,7905,177
100Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TX
1,27063064029292863.27%40.96%$40,52670,418