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The Best Colleges for a 30 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 30?

With a 30 on the ACT, these are the colleges you should have a chance to get into.

EasyCollege analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges and found 405 schools where a 30 places you within or slightly outside the middle fifty percent of admitted students. The colleges are ranked by their position on our best colleges ranking and thus represent the better schools you may be able to get into and those which have historically accepted a 30.

Is a 30 on the ACT a good score? Yes, it's very good. It places you in approximately the 95th percentile nationally for all students who took the ACT.

For comparison purposes, a 30 on the ACT converts to a 1400 on the SAT based on College Board concordance for the new SAT. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

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College ACT 25th ACT 75th Chance with 30
California Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
John Paul the Great Catholic University
25 ACT Average
22 28 Good 98%
Mills College
27 ACT Average
24 30 Avg + 100%
Scripps College
30 ACT Average
29 32 Avg - 100%

Colorado Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Colorado School of Mines
30 ACT Average
28 32 Avg - 38%
University of Denver
28 ACT Average
26 30 Avg + 82%
United States Air Force Academy
30 ACT Average
29 32 Avg - 17%
Regis University
24 ACT Average
21 27 Good 85%
University of Colorado Boulder
27 ACT Average
24 30 Avg + 87%
Colorado State University Fort Collins
25 ACT Average
22 28 Good 91%

Connecticut Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Yale University
33 ACT Average
31 35 Reach 3%
University of Connecticut
28 ACT Average
26 31 Avg + 63%
United States Coast Guard Academy
28 ACT Average
26 31 Avg + 28%
University of Connecticut Stamford
23 ACT Average
19 27 Good 81%
Quinnipiac University
24 ACT Average
22 27 Good 91%

Delaware Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
University of Delaware
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 83%

District Of Columbia Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Georgetown University
32 ACT Average
30 34 Reach 11%
American University
28 ACT Average
26 30 Avg + 48%
George Washington University
29 ACT Average
27 31 Avg + 53%
Howard University
24 ACT Average
21 27 Good 74%

Florida Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
University of Miami
30 ACT Average
28 32 Avg - 38%
University of Florida
29 ACT Average
27 31 Avg + 55%
Florida State University
27 ACT Average
25 29 Good 74%
New College of Florida
29 ACT Average
27 31 Avg + 67%
University of Central Florida
26 ACT Average
24 28 Good 74%
Florida Southern College
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 66%
University of South Florida Main Campus
26 ACT Average
24 28 Good 70%
Florida Institute of Technology
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 76%
Ave Maria University
24 ACT Average
21 27 Good 69%
University of North Florida
24 ACT Average
22 27 Good 83%
Eckerd College
26 ACT Average
23 28 Good 88%
Nova Southeastern University
26 ACT Average
22 29 Good 75%

Georgia Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Emory University
31 ACT Average
29 33 Avg - 19%
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
32 ACT Average
30 33 Reach 25%
University of Georgia
28 ACT Average
26 30 Avg + 66%
Berry College
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 74%
Mercer University
27 ACT Average
24 30 Avg + 78%
Georgia College & State University
25 ACT Average
23 27 Good 92%
Oglethorpe University
25 ACT Average
22 28 Good 90%
Covenant College
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 97%

Idaho Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Northwest Nazarene University
24 ACT Average
20 27 Good 79%
Boise Bible College
23 ACT Average
18 28 Good 99%

Illinois Colleges with a 30 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 30
Northwestern University
32 ACT Average
31 34 Reach 7%
Illinois Wesleyan University
28 ACT Average
25 30 Avg + 76%
Illinois Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
25 30 Avg + 68%
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
28 ACT Average
26 31 Avg + 75%
Wheaton College
30 ACT Average
27 32 Avg + 75%
Bradley University
26 ACT Average
23 28 Good 85%
North Central College
24 ACT Average
22 27 Good 83%
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
25 ACT Average
22 28 Good 82%
Loyola University Chicago
26 ACT Average
24 29 Good 85%

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