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 (1,540) 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
1,5407507903536356.70%77.22%$53,45011,574
2University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
1,5357507853436336.17%80.77%$59,29817,002
3Duke University
Durham, NC
1,5257457803435347.60%54.31%$57,63316,606
4Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
1,52074078034353313.85%49.18%$56,89315,852
5Rice University
Houston, TX
1,5207457753435348.72%40.83%$51,1077,124
6Yale University
New Haven, CT
1,5157457703436336.08%69.17%$57,70013,433
7Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
1,5157407753435344.64%82.08%$53,96831,566
8Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
1,5157407753435335.78%70.45%$48,5028,374
9Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
1,51073577534353311.17%42.42%$54,16026,152
10Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
1,51073078034343415.44%37.15%$58,48514,029
11Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
1,5107357753435339.12%47.15%$54,15812,824
12Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
1,5057357703435335.45%62.82%$60,53231,077
13University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
1,5057307753435347.66%69.65%$60,04225,860
14Brown University
Providence, RI
1,5057357703435337.07%60.81%$60,58410,257
15Stanford University
Stanford, CA
1,5057357703435334.34%82.35%$56,16917,381
16Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
1,5007407603435337.93%63.47%$59,4586,572
17Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
1,4957307653435339.05%54.61%$58,70122,127
18Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
1,48072076034353310.85%59.83%$59,28223,600
19University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
1,47572075534--15.83%58.35%$57,69912,607
20Georgetown University
Washington, DC
1,46572574033353214.36%48.46%$57,92819,204
21Northeastern University
Boston, MA
1,46571575034343318.05%26.65%$55,45221,627
22Tufts University
Medford, MA
1,46571575033--14.95%47.36%$60,86211,586
23University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
1,44570574033343111.42%41.92%$60,27547,310
24Emory University
Atlanta, GA
1,44570574033--15.60%29.35%$53,86814,458
25Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
1,44070573532343012.87%33.53%$58,85212,646
26New York University
New York, NY
1,44070074032--16.20%44.68%$54,88051,847
27Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
1,43569574032343029.90%25.45%$57,2305,800
28University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
1,43570073533343222.91%45.89%$54,09746,716
29University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
1,43069573533323216.25%45.21%$44,06642,501
30University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
1,43070572532333123.94%40.09%$53,62724,639
31Boston University
Boston, MA
1,42568574032333018.94%26.78%$58,07234,657
32Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
1,42568074532333227.36%17.23%$52,94811,890
33Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
1,42069572533343127.22%23.73%$60,20214,720
34Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
1,42068074033333239.96%23.15%$55,9526,929
35University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
1,41569572032323112.32%43.15%$43,00344,537
36William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
1,41570071532333037.68%27.66%$46,8548,817
37Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
1,40568072532323220.58%40.56%$33,96432,723
38University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
1,40568072532333029.71%23.33%$58,24111,817
39University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
1,40569071531322922.63%43.52%$36,15930,011
40Villanova University
Villanova, PA
1,39568071533343028.24%26.20%$57,46011,030
41University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
1,39068570531312936.58%47.07%$28,65952,218
42Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
1,39066572531--47.41%18.85%$57,0127,895
43Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
1,39068071031323047.29%23.39%$58,54011,649
44University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
1,39066572530302954.42%31.61%$38,63043,463
45George Washington University
Washington, DC
1,37567570032332940.84%23.77%$56,04928,172
46University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
1,37567070532333044.18%29.34%$36,89141,200
47University of Richmond
University of Richmond, VA
1,37567570032--28.33%23.77%$56,8604,002
48University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA
1,37066570530302931.48%19.28%$44,40237,887
49University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
1,37065571529292856.74%27.21%$33,32550,734
50Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
1,36565571031333032.10%27.99%$55,2606,849
51University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
1,36466969528302782.57%34.24%$23,7349,736
52Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
1,36066569530--48.82%17.48%$52,9988,642
53Babson College
Wellesley, MA
1,36065570530313026.41%35.71%$54,1443,357
54Binghamton University
Vestal, NY
1,36066569531--40.53%19.15%$27,60417,768
55University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
1,35566569031302929.56%17.86%$44,16025,976
56University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
1,35566569031322927.13%20.88%$53,68217,331
57Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
1,35564571030312953.74%30.10%$33,50261,170
58The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
1,35567068530303031.82%47.98%$40,03251,832
59United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
1,3506656852929318.33%86.84%-4,512
60University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA
1,35066568531312956.65%22.15%$33,70628,673
61The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
1,35066069030292978.59%36.17%$38,97028,755
62Fordham University
Bronx, NY
1,34566568030322945.88%10.32%$55,77616,515
63University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA
1,34565069530303051.76%29.64%$39,11447,400
64Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
1,34366068330322934.23%28.61%$58,2023,668
65California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
1,34066068029302928.42%30.02%$25,97122,013
66Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
1,34065568530322831.72%17.93%$58,0027,961
67University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
1,34065069029302959.03%29.84%$36,72049,702
68United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
1,33565568031313011.08%98.69%-4,336
69Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
1,33564069529292944.15%20.60%$27,76126,256
70North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
1,33565568030292945.13%34.68%$29,22035,479
71University of Georgia
Athens, GA
1,33066566530312845.30%41.46%$31,12038,652
72Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO
1,32565067529292979.18%28.57%$30,0518,601
73Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
1,32066066029312843.84%18.00%$52,5779,838
74Bentley University
Waltham, MA
1,32064068029292946.72%22.41%$53,7905,460
75Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
1,32063568529292961.22%28.94%$31,78550,254
76Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
1,31564567030282970.73%19.21%$48,02816,463
77Clemson University
Clemson, SC
1,31565566030312851.26%26.39%$38,55024,951
78Brigham Young University-Provo
Provo, UT
1,31566065529302867.49%80.88%$5,97034,499
79Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN
1,31564067529293059.83%24.76%$28,79444,474
80Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO
1,31066564530303053.08%20.54%$39,8006,325
81St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
1,31065066029292847.51%29.80%$51,4503,048
82Lewis & Clark College
Portland, OR
1,31067064029312772.16%11.98%$55,2663,396
83University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
1,30564066529302949.42%20.77%$40,50227,412
84Emerson College
Boston, MA
1,30565565029312633.35%18.40%$50,4444,573
85American University
Washington, DC
1,30066064029312636.08%26.21%$51,36114,311
86University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA
1,29562067529272726.54%23.93%$43,50736,032
87Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
1,29562067529293060.23%19.20%$50,2306,753
88University of California-Davis
Davis, CA
1,29063066028272638.87%19.62%$44,35138,167
89University of California-Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
1,29063565529282751.31%12.97%$43,77919,700
90University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA
1,29063565529292863.80%21.44%$36,42730,593
91New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
1,29062566528282872.81%22.78%$33,38611,423
92Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH
1,29063565528282780.39%18.53%$35,44819,934
93Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
1,29063565528292774.70%13.37%$56,23824,634
94Baylor University
Waco, TX
1,29064065029302745.33%21.10%$49,24617,217
95Chapman University
Orange, CA
1,28564064528302655.65%22.26%$57,2149,608
96Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
1,28563565028282870.04%34.17%$32,89334,683
97University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
1,28064064029302748.69%17.05%$52,8649,073
98Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
1,28064064028--57.13%16.72%$51,3255,273
99Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
1,28062565528292844.38%23.37%$55,08822,803
100Providence College
Providence, RI
1,28064064029302747.46%20.08%$54,3884,674