Virginia Colleges for a 17 on the ACT

What Virginia colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 17?

With a 17 on the ACT, these are the Virginia colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Virginia colleges, we've found 8 schools where submitting a 17 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students' average ACT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 17 ACT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. Keep in mind, an ACT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 17 a good ACT score?

A score of 17 is pretty low. It places you in the bottom 31st percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a well below average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test. Since your score is on the lower end of the range, consider taking a test prep course and re-taking the ACT to see if you can do better.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 17 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 17 on the ACT converts to a 930 on the SAT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

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Displaying 8 target schools where your 17 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 18 reach schools and 5 safety schools you can consider.