United States Public Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Public Colleges by ACT Score

List of Public Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 480 public colleges in the United States with the highest ACT Score for incoming freshmen. University of California Berkeley tops the list with an average ACT Score of 33. 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 United States Public Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
College Average ACT Score
C

Berkeley, CA

33
C

Los Angeles, CA

32
G

Atlanta, GA

32
M

Ann Arbor, MI

32
V

Charlottesville, VA

32
M

College Park, MD

31
N

Chapel Hill, NC

31
W

Williamsburg, VA

31
C

La Jolla, CA

30
C

Santa Barbara, CA

30
C

Golden, CO

30
A

USAFA, Colorado

30
B

Vestal, NY

30
A

West Point, New York

30
P

Pittsburgh, PA

30
T

Austin, TX

30
C

San Luis Obispo, CA

29
C

Irvine, CA

29
C

Santa Cruz, CA

29
F

Gainesville, FL

29