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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.


513 results nationwide

Displaying 513 colleges where your 26 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 539 target schools (good chance), 79 reach (harder) schools and 808 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Florida

  • 45,130enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.7Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance24%

Applications Due Mar 1

Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 77,881enrollment
  • $14,653net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance91%

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA

Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 88,914enrollment
  • $25,548net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance88%

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 31,641enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1380SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.83Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance29%

Applications Due Jan 15

Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 37,279enrollment
  • $20,247net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance40%

Applications Due Jan 15

Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 49,659enrollment
  • $16,655net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance83%

The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#1 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 38,316enrollment
  • $20,518net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1370SAT range
  • 21-31ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance79%

Applications Due May 1

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 70,310enrollment
  • $11,108net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance30%

Applications Due May 1

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in California

  • 36,484enrollment
  • $13,192net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance42%

Applications Due Nov 30

Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL

Auburn University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 31,526enrollment
  • $24,028net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance61%

Applications Due Feb 1

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,677enrollment
  • $18,884net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance41%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,505enrollment
  • $13,106net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Nov 30

Baylor University
B
Waco, TX

Baylor University

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 20,626enrollment
  • $40,133net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance48%

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,016enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1500SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance44%

Applications Due Jan 15

The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 31,701enrollment
  • $21,133net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.66Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance66%

University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Kentucky

  • 30,390enrollment
  • $19,831net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1083-1330SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance95%

Applications Due Feb 15

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#19 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,344enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance56%

Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX

Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 72,530enrollment
  • $19,906net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA
Your 26 ACT
Admission Chance54%

Applications Due Dec 1