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The Best Colleges for a 35 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 35?

With a 35 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 84 schools where a 35 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 35.

Is a 35 on the ACT a good score? Absolutely. You're amongst the truly elite and should be able to get into any top tier school. It places you in approximately the 99th percentile nationally for all students who took the ACT.

For comparison purposes, a 35 on the ACT converts to a 1570 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 35
Arkansas Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Hendrix College
28 ACT Average
25 32 Good 93%  Chance

California Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Pomona College
32 ACT Average
30 34 Good 20%  Chance
Stanford University
33 ACT Average
31 35 Avg + 8%  Chance
California Institute of Technology
34 ACT Average
34 35 Avg + 22%  Chance
University of California Berkeley
32 ACT Average
30 34 Good 31%  Chance
University of California Los Angeles
30 ACT Average
28 33 Good 37%  Chance
Claremont McKenna College
31 ACT Average
29 33 Good 26%  Chance
Harvey Mudd College
34 ACT Average
32 35 Avg + 23%  Chance
University of Southern California
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 47%  Chance
University of California San Diego
30 ACT Average
28 33 Good 60%  Chance
Santa Clara University
30 ACT Average
27 32 Good 77%  Chance
Scripps College
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 100%  Chance

Colorado Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Colorado School of Mines
30 ACT Average
28 32 Good 70%  Chance
United States Air Force Academy
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 55%  Chance

Connecticut Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Yale University
33 ACT Average
31 35 Avg + 11%  Chance

District Of Columbia Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Georgetown University
32 ACT Average
30 34 Good 31%  Chance

Florida Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
University of Miami
30 ACT Average
28 32 Good 70%  Chance

Georgia Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Emory University
31 ACT Average
29 33 Good 48%  Chance
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 66%  Chance

Illinois Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
University of Chicago
34 ACT Average
32 35 Avg + 15%  Chance
Northwestern University
32 ACT Average
31 34 Good 30%  Chance
Wheaton College
30 ACT Average
27 32 Good 90%  Chance

Indiana Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
University of Notre Dame
33 ACT Average
32 34 Good 42%  Chance
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
30 ACT Average
28 32 Good 84%  Chance

Iowa Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Grinnell College
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 58%  Chance

Louisiana Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Tulane University of Louisiana
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 72%  Chance

Maine Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Colby College
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 64%  Chance

Maryland Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Johns Hopkins University
33 ACT Average
32 34 Good 32%  Chance

Massachusetts Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Harvard University
34 ACT Average
32 35 Avg + 11%  Chance
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
34 ACT Average
33 35 Avg + 13%  Chance
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
34 ACT Average
32 35 Avg + 20%  Chance
Amherst College
32 ACT Average
31 34 Good 32%  Chance
Williams College
32 ACT Average
31 34 Good 39%  Chance
Tufts University
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 44%  Chance
Boston College
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 63%  Chance
Brandeis University
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 75%  Chance
Northeastern University
32 ACT Average
31 34 Good 53%  Chance
Wellesley College
30 ACT Average
27 33 Good 100%  Chance

Michigan Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
31 ACT Average
29 33 Good 50%  Chance

Minnesota Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Carleton College
31 ACT Average
29 33 Good 43%  Chance
Macalester College
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 79%  Chance

Missouri Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Washington University in St Louis
33 ACT Average
32 34 Good 37%  Chance

New Hampshire Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Dartmouth College
32 ACT Average
30 34 Good 22%  Chance

New Jersey Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Princeton University
34 ACT Average
32 35 Avg + 13%  Chance
Stevens Institute of Technology
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 82%  Chance

New York Colleges with a 35 ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Score Competitiveness Est. Chance w/ 35
Columbia University in the City of New York
33 ACT Average
31 35 Avg + 11%  Chance
Cornell University
32 ACT Average
30 34 Good 28%  Chance
Colgate University
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 60%  Chance
Vassar College
32 ACT Average
30 33 Good 59%  Chance
New York University
30 ACT Average
29 32 Good 73%  Chance