Although the Ivy League schools spent many years denying they used any kind of formula, they in fact have been using a ranking formula since the 1950’s called the Academic Index, AI for short. Dr. Michele Hernandez, in her book A is for Admission, was the first to reveal this formula to the public. And we were the first to bring the Academic Index Calculator to the web 15 years ago, enabling college applicants to calculate their college admission ranking online. Use our College Admissions Calculator to determine your Academic Index ranking:

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Enter Your SAT Scores:
SAT I Scores: Critical Reading
Enter your top three SAT Subject Test scores:
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What is your class size?
(Guess if you're not sure.)
(e.g., 300)
Use the first method below that applies to you; Exact Rank is more preferable than Decile, Decile is more preferable than Quintile, etc.
Exact Rank (preferred method) Your Rank:
Decile (10% ranges) Your Decile:

Quintile (20% ranges)

Your Quintile:

Quartile (25% ranges)

Your Quartile:
GPA (4.0 scale, weighted if avail.)
(Use GPA only if your high school does not provide rank info to colleges.)
Your GPA: