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question please!!!

jeamhdjeamhd Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
what sat score do you need to get into RISD?
I am a junior thinking about applying to RISD as a design major.
Can anyone tell me what i need to get into the school?
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Replies to: question please!!!

  • xxglasskidxxxxglasskidxx Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    I asked this same question of the admissions people when I was applying, and here's what they said:

    "RISD does not state a minimum SAT score or grade point average as a minimum admissions requirement. All students are considered on their individual merits. However, admissions is a little competitive and accepted students usually have grades of B+ or better (89.2) and have had a combined SAT Reasoning Test score of about 1800 (27 or 28 for each ACT). Students with lower grades or scores have been admitted due to the excellence of their portfolios."
    They said the general scores are 600 in each category, but I got a 500 in math x] but ended up with an 1850 on the SAT because I'm better at english and got in.

    Also, another admissions rep on the facebook group Lucy's RISD Admissions 101 (which you should definitely join!) told me this:

    "I want to really stress that our admissions process is based on the combination of ALL of the elements of your application, so numbers can be balanced by other things. Many students have overcome a lower grade point average by showing us grades that are steadily improving or overcome low test scores with strong academic grades."

    Hope that helps. Best of luck to you!
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