ACT Scores for Admission to the Big Ten

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data

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If you're wondering if you have the ACT scores you'll need to get into one of the Big Ten universities, here's a side-by-side comparison of 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 universities.

Realize, of course, that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The Big Ten admissions officers will also be looking for a strong high school record and meaningful extracurricular activities.

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

data from National Center for Educational Statistics

Big Ten ACT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)

 ACT Scores
 CompositeEnglishMath
 25%75%25%75%25%75%
Illinois263125332632
Indiana243023312430
Iowa232822292228
Maryland------
Michigan293330342834
Michigan State232823292328
Minnesota263125322531
Nebraska222821292128
Northwestern313433353035
Ohio State273126332731
Penn State252925312530
Purdue253124322532
Rutgers------
Wisconsin273126322631
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