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
S

San Jose, CA

22
J

San Diego, CA

22
C

Riverside, CA

21
C

Chico, CA

21
S

El Cajon, CA

21
H

Arcata, CA

21
H

Fullerton, CA

21
C

Merced, CA

21
C

Fullerton, CA

20
C

Sacramento, CA

20
L

San Dimas, CA

20
L

La Verne, CA

20
M

Los Angeles, CA

20
P

Angwin, CA

20
S

Rohnert Park, CA

20
V

Costa Mesa, CA

20
C

Seaside, CA

20
C

Northridge, CA

19
F

Fresno, CA

19
L

Riverside, CA

19