ACT Scores for Admission to Alabama Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of ACT Admissions Data for 20 Alabama Colleges

University of South Alabama Bell Tower
University of South Alabama Bell Tower. faungg / Flickr

Do you have the ACT scores you need to get into your favorite Alabama colleges and universities? The side-by-side comparison table below presents ACT scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these 20 Alabama colleges.

Select Alabama Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
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Composite 25% Composite 75% English 25% English 75% Math 25% Math 75%
Alabama A&M University 16 19 14 20 15 18
Alabama State University 15 19 14 19 15 17
Auburn University 24 30 25 32 23 28
Birmingham-Southern College 23 28 22 29 22 26
Faulkner University 18 23 16 24 16 22
Huntingdon College 19 23 18 24 16 22
Jacksonville State University 20 26 20 28 18 25
Oakwood University 16 21 15 22 15 21
Samford University 23 29 24 31 21 27
Spring Hill College 22 27 22 29 20 25
Troy University 18 24 17 25 16 23
Tuskegee University 21 22 18 22 18 22
University of Alabama at Birmingham 21 28 22 30 19 26
University of Alabama in Huntsville 25 31 24 33 23 29
University of Alabama Main Campus 23 31 23 33 22 29
University of Mobile 19 25 18 25 17 23
University of Montevallo 20 26 21 28 18 25
University of North Alabama 19 25 19 26 17 24
University of South Alabama 20 23 21 28 18 26
University of West Alabama 18 23 17 23 16 22

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The list above includes the 9 top Alabama colleges. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed. Also, remember that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at many of these Alabama colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation. So, at some schools, a student with higher scores but a weak application may not be admitted, while a student with lower scores but a strong application may be accepted. 

Click on the names of the schools in the chart above to view its profile--complete with more admissions information, financial aid data, academic and enrollment stats, and more helpful information. Some schools also have a GPA-SAT-ACT graph that shows how other applicants fared in their application to the school; whether they were accepted, waitlisted, or rejected, and what their grades/test scores were like.

You can also check out these other ACT links:

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