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The Best Colleges for a 18 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 18?

With a 18 on the ACT, these are the colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges and found 576 schools where a 18 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 18.

Is a 18 on the ACT a good score? You can probably do better. It places you in approximately the 34th percentile nationally for all students who took the ACT.

For comparison purposes, a 18 on the ACT converts to a 950 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 18
California Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
Humboldt State University
21 ACT Average
18 24 Reach 66%  Chance
California State University San Bernardino
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 65%  Chance
Life Pacific College
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 64%  Chance
Mount St. Mary's College
18 ACT Average
16 21 Avg - 77%  Chance
California State University Los Angeles
18 ACT Average
15 20 Avg + 72%  Chance
Notre Dame de Namur University
18 ACT Average
16 21 Avg - 87%  Chance

Colorado Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
University of Northern Colorado
22 ACT Average
19 25 Reach 80%  Chance
Metropolitan State College of Denver
20 ACT Average
18 23 Reach 55%  Chance
Adams State College
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 56%  Chance
Fort Lewis College
22 ACT Average
19 24 Reach 76%  Chance
Western State Colorado University
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 97%  Chance
Colorado Mesa University
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 77%  Chance
Colorado State University Pueblo
20 ACT Average
18 23 Reach 94%  Chance

Connecticut Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
University of Connecticut Stamford
23 ACT Average
19 27 Reach 46%  Chance
University of Connecticut Tri Campus
20 ACT Average
17 22 Avg - 55%  Chance
University of Bridgeport
20 ACT Average
18 23 Reach 41%  Chance
Southern Connecticut State University
20 ACT Average
18 22 Reach 52%  Chance
Saint Joseph College
19 ACT Average
16 22 Avg - 92%  Chance
Post University
19 ACT Average
17 21 Avg - 77%  Chance

Delaware Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
Delaware State University
19 ACT Average
17 21 Avg - 38%  Chance
Wesley College
16 ACT Average
14 19 Avg + 72%  Chance

District Of Columbia Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
Gallaudet University
18 ACT Average
16 21 Avg - 62%  Chance

Florida Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
The Baptist College of Florida
20 ACT Average
17 22 Avg - 47%  Chance
Southeastern University
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 37%  Chance
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
20 ACT Average
18 23 Reach 41%  Chance
Florida Christian College
20 ACT Average
17 22 Avg - 34%  Chance
Saint Thomas University
20 ACT Average
17 22 Avg - 44%  Chance
Northwood University Florida
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 45%  Chance
Warner University
18 ACT Average
17 20 Avg - 51%  Chance
Barry University
19 ACT Average
17 21 Avg - 48%  Chance
Webber International University
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 53%  Chance
Lynn University
22 ACT Average
19 24 Reach 63%  Chance
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
20 ACT Average
18 21 Reach 51%  Chance
Florida College
22 ACT Average
19 25 Reach 68%  Chance
Edward Waters College
16 ACT Average
14 18 Avg + 67%  Chance
Trinity College of Florida
19 ACT Average
16 22 Avg - 70%  Chance
Trinity Baptist College
18 ACT Average
15 20 Avg + 88%  Chance

Georgia Colleges with a 18 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 18
Toccoa Falls College
22 ACT Average
18 26 Reach 32%  Chance
Piedmont College
22 ACT Average
19 24 Reach 41%  Chance
Valdosta State University
21 ACT Average
19 23 Reach 31%  Chance
Shorter University
21 ACT Average
18 24 Reach 50%  Chance
Columbus State University
20 ACT Average
17 23 Avg - 47%  Chance
Brenau University
21 ACT Average
19 23 Reach 47%  Chance
Point University
19 ACT Average
17 21 Avg - 42%  Chance
Fort Valley State University
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 21%  Chance
Young Harris College
20 ACT Average
18 23 Reach 41%  Chance
Augusta State University
20 ACT Average
18 22 Reach 42%  Chance
University of West Georgia
20 ACT Average
18 22 Reach 44%  Chance
Clark Atlanta University
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 51%  Chance
Macon State College
18 ACT Average
16 20 Avg - 47%  Chance