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ACT/SAT Equivalency Table

If you took the SAT instead of the ACT, Iowa will convert your score according to the following equivalency table.

ACT/SAT Equivalency Table
SAT Score ACT Equivalent
(Critical Reading + Math) (Composite)
1600 36
1540-1590 35
1490-1530 34
1440-1480 33
1400-1430 32
1360-1390 31
1330-1350 30
1290-1320 29
1250-1280 28
1210-1240 27
1170-1200 26
1130-1160 25
1090-1120 24
1050-1080 23
1020-1040 22
980-1010 21
940-970 20
900-930 19
860-890 18
820-850 17
770-810 16
720-760 15
670-710 14
620-660 13
560-610 12
510-550 11