ACT to SAT Conversion

You’ve prepped for the ACT, dedicated a Saturday to taking the test, and received your score report. Now you're wondering how you would have scored on the SAT instead. Can you convert your scores between the SAT and ACT?

In March 2016, the College Board (creator of the SAT) released  concordance tables to help admissions officers compare SAT and ACT scores during the admission process. You can use our tools to convert your ACT scores to SAT scores or convert your SAT scores to ACT scores. Scroll down for a look at the underlying data on the SAT to ACT conversion chart.

ACT to SAT Score Calculator

Input your ACT score to see how well you might do on the SAT.

Enter your ACT composite score (out of 36):
 
Your potential SAT composite score range (out of 1600):
 



SAT to ACT Score Calculator

Input your SAT score to see how well you might do on the ACT.

Enter your SAT composite score (out of 1600)
 
Your potential ACT composite score (out of 36):
 
 

ACT to SAT Conversion Table

 You can see composite SAT/ACT score concordance data below.

SAT ACT   SAT ACT   SAT ACT
1600 36   1250 26   900 17
1590 35   1240 26   890 16
1580 35   1230 25   880 16
1570 35   1220 25   870 16
1560 35   1210 25   860 16
1550 34   1200 25   850 15
1540 34   1190 24   840 15
1530 34   1180 24   830 15
1520 34   1170 24   820 15
1510 33   1160 24   810 15
1500 33   1150 23   800 14
1490 33   1140 23   790 14
1480 32   1130 23   780 14
1470 32   1120 22   770 14
1460 32   1110 22   760 14
1450 32   1100 22   750 13
1440 31   1090 21   740 13
1430 31   1080 21   730 13
1420 31   1070 21   720 13
1410 30   1060 21   710 12
1400 30   1050 20   700 12
1390 30   1040 20   690 12
1380 29   1030 20   680 12
1370 29   1020 20   670 12
1360 29   1010 19   660 12
1350 29   1000 19   650 12
1340 28   990 19   640 12
1330 28   980 19   630 12
1320 28   970 18   620 11
1310 28   960 18   610 11
1300 27   950 18   600 11
1290 27   940 18   590 11
1280 27   930 17   580 11
1270 26   920 17   570 11
1260 26   910 17   560 11

Should I Take the ACT or SAT?

If a college's admissions policy indicates that they accept scores from either test, you can be certain that the school does not favor one over the other. Check out SAT vs ACT for an overview of the differences between the exams or take our handy SAT or ACT QUIZ.  An increasing number of students consider  taking both exams.

The best way to determine which test will best reflect your academic potential is to do a trial run of both exams. We offer free practice tests for both the SAT and ACT under the same testing conditions as the actual exams.Our awesome test prep experts will help you understand your personalized score report and make a plan for getting the score you want. 

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