California Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 77 colleges in California 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 California Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
School Average ACT Score
C

Pasadena, CA

35
H

Claremont, CA

34
C

Berkeley, CA

33
S

Stanford, CA

33
C

Los Angeles, CA

32
C

Claremont, CA

32
P

Claremont, CA

32
S

Los Angeles, CA

32
S

Claremont, CA

31
C

La Jolla, CA

30
C

Santa Barbara, CA

30
O

Los Angeles, CA

30
S

Santa Clara, CA

30
C

San Luis Obispo, CA

29
C

Irvine, CA

29
C

Santa Cruz, CA

29
L

Los Angeles, CA

29
P

Malibu, CA

29
C

Davis, CA

28
C

Orange, CA

27