ACT Scores for Admission to Top Pennsylvania Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 19 Top Schools

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr College. Montgomery County Planning Commission / Flickr

What ACT scores do you need to get into one of the top Pennsylvania colleges or universities? This 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 Pennsylvania colleges.

Pennsylvania Colleges SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
 SAT ScoresGPA-SAT-ACT
Admissions
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Allegheny------see graph
Bryn Mawr283228342631see graph
Bucknell283228332732see graph
Carnegie Mellon313431353135see graph
Dickinson------see graph
Franklin and Marshalltest-optionalsee graph
Gettysburg------see graph
Grove City242923302428see graph
Haverford313431352933see graph
Juniatatest-optionalsee graph
Lafayette273127332731see graph
Lehigh2932----see graph
Muhlenberg------see graph
Penn313432353035see graph
Penn State252925312530see graph
Pitt263126322733see graph
Swarthmore303432352834see graph
Ursinus------see graph
Villanova293229342732see graph
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Realize, of course, that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Pennsylvania will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

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Data from the National Institute for Educational Statistics