Colleges and Universities Where 75% of Students Score 30 - 36 on the ACT

25th Percentile Scores

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When you're considering to which college or university to apply, sometimes it's helpful to browse through schools who have students scoring similarly on the ACT as you did. If your ACT scores are completely lower or higher than 75% of the students who were accepted to a particular school, perhaps you'd be better off searching for a school where students are more in your range, although exceptions are certainly made all the time.

This is a list of colleges and universities where 75% of the accepted students scored above or at a 30 - 36 composite score on the ACT. What does this mean? The following schools are accepting students who are scoring at the top of the ACT range! If you have scored between 30 – 36 and all your other credentials fit – GPA, extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, etc. – then perhaps one of these schools would be a good fit. Please keep in mind that this list is for the composite ACT score – you'll see ACT scores a bit lower on particular sections (English, Mathematics, Reading, Science Reasoning), but the composite scores are always between 30 - 36.

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1. Amherst College

Amherst, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.amherst.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

2. Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine
Website: http://www.bowdoin.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 33

3. California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California
Website: http://www.caltech.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 33
    75th Percentile: 35

4. Colgate University

Hamilton, New York
Website: http://www.coldgate.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 32

5. Columbia University

New York, New York
Website: http://www.columbia.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 32
    75th Percentile: 35

6. Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
Website: http://www.cornell.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 33

7. Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

8. Duke University

Durham, North Carolina
Website: http://www.duke.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

9. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Needham, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.olin.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 33
    75th Percentile: 34

10. Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.harvard.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 32
    75th Percentile: 35

11. Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, California
Website: http://www.hmc.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 33
    75th Percentile: 35

12. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
Website: http://www.jhu.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 33

13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Website: http://web.mit.edu/student/

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 32
    75th Percentile: 35

14. Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont
Website: http://www.middlebury.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 33

15. Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
Website: http://www.northwestern.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 34

16. Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey
Website: http://www.princeton.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 35

17. Rice University

Houston, Texas
Website: http://www.rice.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

18. Stanford University

Stanford, California
Website: http://www.stanford.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 34

19. Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Website: http://www.swarthmore.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 33

20. Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.tufts.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 33

21. University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Website: http://www.uchicago.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 34

22. University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
Website: http://www.nd.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 34

23. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Website: http://www.upenn.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

24. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee
Website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 32
    75th Percentile: 34

25. Washington University in St. Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
Website: http://www.wustl.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 32
    75th Percentile: 34

26. Williams College

Williamstown, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.williams.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 30
    75th Percentile: 34

27. Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
Website: http://www.yale.edu

  • ACT Composite:
    25th Percentile: 31
    75th Percentile: 35