If you took the SAT instead of the ACT, Iowa will convert your score according to the following equivalency table. Use the table below to convert an SAT score. SAT has changed their scoring system. Use the old SAT score in the third column for tests taken prior to February 2016, and the new SAT in the first column for tests taken after February 2016.

new SAT
(1600 Scale, for tests taken AFTER February 2016)
ACT Composite Score Old SAT
(1600 Scale, for tests taken prior to February 2016)
(Evidence Based Writing & Reading + Math) (Composite) (Critical Reading + Math)
1600 36 1600
1560-1590 35 1540-1590
1520-1550 34 1490-1530
1490-1510 33 1440-1480
1450-1480 32 1400-1430
1420-1440 31 1360-1390
1390-1410 30 1330-1350
1350-1380 29 1290-1320
1310-1340 28 1250-1280
1280-1300 27 1210-1240
1240-1270 26 1170-1200
1200-1230 25 1130-1160
1160-1190 24 1090-1120
1130-1150 23 1050-1080
1100-1120 22 1020-1040
1060-1090 21 980-1010
1020-1050 20 940-970
980-1010 19 900-930
940-970 18 860-890
900-930 17 820-850
860-890 16 770-810
810-850 15 720-760
760-800 14 670-710
720-750 13 620-660
630-710 12 560-610
560-620 11 510-550