United States Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 1103 colleges in the United States with the highest ACT Score for incoming freshmen. California Institute of Technology tops the list with an average ACT Score of 35. Alternatively, check out the SAT version of these rankings.

List of United States Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
School Average ACT Score
California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

35
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

35
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

35
Rice University

Houston, TX

35
Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

34
Yale University

New Haven, CT

34
University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

34
Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

34
Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

34
Northeastern University

Boston, MA

34
Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO

34
Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY

34
Duke University

Durham, NC

34
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

34
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

34
Brown University

Providence, RI

34
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

34
Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

34