ACT Score Comparison for Admission to Florida Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of ACT Admissions Data for Florida Colleges

College Hall at New College of Florida
College Hall at New College of Florida. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

What ACT scores do you need to get into one of the top Florida colleges or universities? This helpful side-by-side comparison of scores shows 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 top Florida colleges.

Top Florida Colleges ACT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
 ACT Scores
Florida Tech242924292330
Florida International222721272125
Florida State263025302428
New College253025332328
University of Florida283227342631
University of Miami283228342632
View the SAT version of this table

Realize that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Florida will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation. Colleges with holistic admissions will take many factors into account, so don't worry if your scores are lower than the ranges here. Remember that 25% of enrolled students had scores lower than these ranges. And, some students with higher scores were not admitted if the rest of their application was weak.

To learn more about each school, just click on their names in the table above. These profiles include helpful information for prospective students about admissions, enrollment, financial aid, majors, graduation rates, athletics, and more. You'll also find a graph of GPA, SAT score, and ACT score data for students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted.

To see how these Florida colleges and universities measure up on the national level, check out this ACT score comparison for top public universities and ACT score comparison for top private universities.

Data from the National Center for Education Statistics