ACT Score Comparison for Admission to Connecticut Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of ACT Admissions Data for 17 Connecticut Colleges

Fairfield University
Fairfield University. Allen Grove

You've taken the ACT and have gotten your scores back. Now what? Check out this ACT score information for many four-year Connecticut colleges and universities. This handy side-by-side comparison chart shows ACT scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission. 

Connecticut Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
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Albertus Magnus College------
Central Connecticut State202419251725
Coast Guard Academy263126322630
Connecticut College------
Eastern Connecticut State------
Fairfield UniversityTest-Optional Admissions
Quinnipiac University222722272127
Sacred Heart UniversityTest-Optional Admissions
Southern Connecticut State1822----
Trinity College------
University of Bridgeport182316221724
University of Connecticut2631----
University of Hartford2025----
University of New Haven212621261926
Wesleyan University------
Western Connecticut State------
Yale University3135----
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You'll notice that quite a few schools don't report ACT scores. This is because the SAT is much more popular than the ACT in Connecticut. Also, keep in mind that standardized test scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Connecticut, especially at the top Connecticut colleges, will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

Note that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed. So, if your scores are lower than the ranges here, don't worry! You still have a chance of being admitted, provided the remainder of your application is strong. In some cases, students with high scores, but a weak application, are not admitted; some students with lower grades, but an otherwise strong application, are admitted. Since many of these schools are test-optional, it's important to make sure that the rest of your application is strong.

You can also check out these other ACT (and SAT) links:

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics