New Freshmen SAT Verbal Score Distribution

NF32b. New Freshmen SAT Verbal Score Distribution

Term 700-800 600-699 500-599 400-499 300-399 200-299
Fall 1996 1% 8% 34% 45% 8% 3%
Fall 1997 1% 8% 39% 42% 7% 3%
Fall 1998 1% 9% 38% 44% 6% 2%
Fall 1999 1% 8% 39% 44% 6% 2%
Fall 2000 1% 9% 40% 43% 6% 2%
Fall 2001 1% 8% 41% 43% 6% 1%
Fall 2002 1% 8% 39% 43% 6% 3%
Fall 2003 1% 10% 38% 43% 4% 5%
Fall 2004 1% 10% 39% 44% 6% 0%
Fall 2005 1% 11% 41% 42% 5% 0%
Fall 2006 0% 9% 41% 47% 4% 0%
Fall 2007 1% 10% 40% 47% 3% 0%
Fall 2008 1% 10% 43% 45% 2% 0%
Fall 2009 1% 10% 43% 44% 1% 0%
Fall 2010 1% 10% 45% 43% 1% 0%
Fall 2011 1% 12% 44% 42% 2% 0%
Fall 2012 1% 7% 41% 48% 2% 0%
Fall 2013 1% 9% 37% 51% 3% 0%
Fall 2014 0% 8% 40% 48% 4% 0%
Fall 2015 1% 6% 38% 52% 4% 0%
Fall 2016 1% 7% 31% 52% 9% 0%
Fall 2017 1% 16% 51% 30% 2% 0%
Fall 2018 1% 17% 51% 29% 2% 0%
Fall 2019 1% 16% 50% 30% 3% 0%
Fall 2020 1% 17% 47% 33% 3% 0%
Fall 2021 2% 11% 46% 35% 5% 0%
Note: CollegeBoard launched a redesigned SAT so scores beginning Fall 2017 are not directly comparable to prior years.