California Public Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Public Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 27 public colleges in California 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.

List of California Public Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
School Average ACT Score
C

Berkeley, CA

33
C

Los Angeles, CA

32
C

La Jolla, CA

30
C

Santa Barbara, CA

30
C

San Luis Obispo, CA

29
C

Irvine, CA

29
C

Santa Cruz, CA

29
C

Davis, CA

28
C

Riverside, CA

26
S

San Diego, CA

25
C

Pomona, CA

23
C

Long Beach, CA

23
C

Merced, CA

23
S

San Jose, CA

22
C

Chico, CA

21
C

Fullerton, CA

21
H

Arcata, CA

21
S

San Francisco, CA

20
S

Rohnert Park, CA

20
C

Seaside, CA

20