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Embark on your journey to higher education with CollegeSimply's comprehensive college matching tool. Utilize our advanced search engine to discover the ideal college or university that fits your specific needs. Our tool provides access to over 3,500 profiles of U.S. colleges, enabling you to sort, categorize, map, and compare them based on various factors such as GPA, SAT and ACT scores, preferred major, geographical location, and even your chances of admission. Start navigating the landscape of educational opportunities to find schools that resonate with your unique profile.


192 results nationwide

Displaying 192 colleges where your 36 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 57 target schools (good chance), 49 reach (harder) schools and 1,515 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA

Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 30,013enrollment
  • $35,827net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance21%

Applications Due Jan 1

Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Colleges in America

  • 34,782enrollment
  • $22,058net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1580SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance35%

Applications Due Jan 1

United States Air Force Academy
A
USAFA, Colorado

United States Air Force Academy

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 4,085enrollment
  • -net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1480SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance47%

Applications Due Dec 31

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 56,916enrollment
  • $14,544net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due Jan 5

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 33,767enrollment
  • $24,286net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance83%

College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA

College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 9,654enrollment
  • $25,688net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1375-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance77%

Applications Due Jan 2

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,165enrollment
  • $52,815net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance90%

Applications Due Jan 15

Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,556enrollment
  • $43,943net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance91%

Applications Due Jan 1

George Washington University
G
Washington, DC

George Washington University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 25,939enrollment
  • $42,723net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1490SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Jan 5

Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,178enrollment
  • $50,551net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Jan 7

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in California

  • 22,000enrollment
  • $19,184net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Nov 30

The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX

The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 31,570enrollment
  • $13,555net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1430SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.78Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance95%

Applications Due May 1

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,637enrollment
  • $17,535net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance90%

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 22,344enrollment
  • $39,267net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.67Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance96%

Applications Due Jan 15

Brigham Young University Provo
B
Provo, UT

Brigham Young University Provo

Private 4 Year

15 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Utah

  • 34,464enrollment
  • $13,521net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1468SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance92%

Applications Due Dec 16

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 6,744enrollment
  • $19,208net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 3

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 54,955enrollment
  • $16,018net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1500SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance95%

Applications Due Jan 1

University at Buffalo
U
Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

8 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 32,099enrollment
  • $18,524net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1380SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 36 ACT
Admission Chance90%