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)

Composite 25% Composite 75% English 25% English 75% Math 25% Math 75%
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Eckerd 23 29 22 29 20 27
Flagler 21 26 21 26 18 24
Florida Tech 24 29 24 29 23 30
Florida International 22 27 21 27 21 25
Florida State 26 30 25 30 24 28
New College 25 30 25 33 23 28
Rollins - - - - - -
Stetson - - - - - -
UCF 24 29 23 30 22 27
University of Florida 28 32 27 34 26 31
University of Miami 28 32 28 34 26 32
USF 24 29 23 30 23 27

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