Texas Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 63 colleges in Texas with the highest ACT Score for incoming freshmen. Rice University tops the list with an average ACT Score of 34. Alternatively, check out the SAT version of these rankings.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Texas Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
College Average ACT Score
R

Houston, TX

34
S

Dallas, TX

31
T

Austin, TX

30
T

San Antonio, TX

29
B

Waco, TX

28
T

College Station, TX

28
T

Richardson, TX

28
T

Fort Worth, TX

28
D

Irving, TX

26
S

Georgetown, TX

26
H

Houston, TX

25
A

Abilene, TX

24
A

Sherman, TX

24
L

Longview, TX

24
S

Austin, TX

24
S

San Antonio, TX

24
T

Galveston, Texas

24
T

Tyler, TX

24
T

Lubbock, TX

24
N

Denton, TX

23