2 years ago
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Do a majority of schools accept superscores, or is it the other way around?

Just wondering if superstores will help you out for most schools, and schools like the UCs and others that don't accept superstores are just outliers?

Thank you!!


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2 years ago

Most colleges "superscore" the SAT however many do not. Here is a list of colleges that do not superscore the SAT:

Alaska Bible College

Allegheny Wesleyan College (OH)

Arizona State University

Auburn University (AL)

Augsburg College (MN)

Augustana College (SD)

Baker University (KS)

Baptist Bible College (PA)

Belhaven University (MS)

Belmont University (TN)

Bemidji State University (MN)

Bethany Lutheran College (MN)

Boise State University (ID)

Bowling Green State University (OH)

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences (NE)

Calvin College (MI)

Carroll College (MT)

Carroll University (WI)

Carthage College (WI)

Central Wyoming College

Clarendon College (TX)

Clearwater Christian College (FL)

Coe College (IA)

College of Mount Saint Joseph (OH)

College of Saint Scholastica (MN)

Colorado State University

Concordia University (MI)

Concordia University (MN)

Concordia University (WI)

Cottey College (MO)

Crossroads College (MN)

Crown College (TN)

Delta State University (MS)

Dunwoody College of Technology (MN)

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Oregon University

Faulkner University (AL)

Harding University (AR)

Hardin-Simmons University (TX)

Heritage Baptist University (IN)

Heritage Christian University (AL)

Hesston College (KS)

Hillsdale College (MI)

Hodges University (FL)

Huntington University (IN)

Illinois College

Kent State University (OH)

Keuka College (NY)

Lake Superior State University (MI)

Lakeland College (WI)

Lexington College (IL)

Lincoln College (IL)

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge

Louisiana Tech University

Lyon College (AR)

Marian University (WI)

Marquette University (WI)

Maryville University (MO)

Mayo School of Health Sciences (MN)

Middle Tennessee State University

Missouri Baptist University

Missouri State University

National University (CA)

North Central State College (OH)

North Dakota State University

Northern Illinois University

Northern Michigan University

Ohio Dominican University

(The) Ohio State University

Oral Roberts University (OK)

Oregon State University

Pacific Union College (CA)

Park University (MO)

(The) Pennsylvania State University (all branch campuses as well)

Pillar College (NJ)

Pittsburg State University (KS)

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Presentation College (SD)

Ripon College (WI)

Rocky Mountain College (MT)

Rosemont College (PA)

Saginaw Valley State University (MI)

Saint Louis College of Pharmacy (MO)

Saint Mary’s University (MN)

Sam Houston State University (TX)

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Southern Illinois University

Southern Virginia University

Southwestern Christian University (OK)

Sterling College (KS)

Texas Woman’s University

The King’s College (NY)

University of Alabama

University of Alabama Birmingham

University of Arizona

University of California university system

University of Findlay (OH)

University of Houston (TX)

University of Iowa

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX)

University of Minnesota (all branch campuses as well)

University of Montevallo (AR)

University of Nebraska Lincoln

University of Nevada Las Vegas

University of Nevada Reno

University of North Dakota Grand Forks

University of Northern Iowa

University of Sioux Falls (SD)

University of Texas Austin

University of the Cumberlands (KY)

University of the Ozarks (AR)

University of the Southwest (NM)

University of Toledo (OH)

University of Utah

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

University of Wyoming

Valparaiso University (IN)

Waldorf College (IA)

Warner Pacific College (OR)

West Virginia University

Western Washington University

Westwood College: Dupage (IL)

William Penn University (IA)

Xavier University (LA)

Here's a link to the colleges that superscore and do not superscore the ACT: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwicutDB6bHqAhXVvJ4KHVKDCk4QFjAJegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.princetonreview.com%2Fcms-content%2Fsuperscoredownloadablepdf.pdf&usg=AOvVaw2wVH7j6pViY2cxPygZ2UBv

2 years ago

While a list was already given for schools that don't superscore SAT and ACT, something important to know is that starting this fall, the ACT will allow you to superscore your own score and send that composite score to colleges without telling them if it's superscrored or not. You can pick which score from each section you want to send, and they'll combine those scores to give you a new composite score. This can then be sent to colleges and they won't know if you scored that on just one test or on multiple. Because it is an official score from the ACT, all colleges will accept it.


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