California Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 65 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
California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

35
Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

34
Stanford University

Stanford, CA

33
University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

32
University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

32
Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

32
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

32
University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA

31
University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

31
Scripps College

Claremont, CA

31
Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

30
Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

30
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

29
University of California Davis

Davis, CA

29
University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA

29
University of California Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

29
Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

29
Soka University of America

Aliso Viejo, CA

29