SAT & ACT Information - Harvard University

Harvard SAT Score Guide

The average SAT score for students who gain admission to Harvard is 1520. Twenty-five percent of students scored at or below 1460 and and 75 percent scored at or below 1580. That means 25 percent had 1590 or 1600).

Harvard hasn’t specified any definite requirement for scores on either the SAT or ACT.

The acceptance rate for students who apply to Harvard is less than 5%, meaning that around 95% of applicants get rejected. So while it’s not a requirement to get a good score, a top score gives you an edge over other students applying.




Breakdown of Scores

Average GPA

Students accepted to Harvard had an average GPA of 4.18.