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