The Best Eastern Colleges for a 18 on the ACT

What Eastern colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 18?

With a 18 on the ACT, these are the Eastern colleges you have a chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Eastern colleges, we've found 64 schools where a 18 ACT places you within or slightly outside the middle fifty percent of admitted students. The colleges are ranked by their position on our best colleges ranking. They represent the better schools you have a competitive chance of getting into and those which have historically accepted a 18 ACT score. 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 18 on the ACT a good score?

You can probably do better than a score of 18. It places you in the bottom 38th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT entrance exam this year. The score indicates you've done a below average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

For comparison purposes, a 18 on the ACT converts to a 970 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 64 target schools where your 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 112 reach schools and 56 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 810/1050
    • ACT Range 15/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.8
    • Students: 1,456
    • Tuition:$32,060
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
    • SAT Range 960/1130
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.16
    • Students: 5,565
    • Tuition:$10,520
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 73%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 64%
    • SAT Range 940/1090
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.06
    • Students: 3,089
    • Tuition:$30,346
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 60%
    • SAT Range 970/1170
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,106
    • Tuition:$35,650
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 84%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 77%
    • SAT Range 970/1170
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 6,381
    • Tuition:$12,718
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 88%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 84%
    • SAT Range 940/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.06
    • Students: 3,452
    • Tuition:$37,486
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 74%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 930/1100
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 1,861
    • Tuition:$38,180
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 78%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 70%
    • SAT Range 970/1140
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.17
    • Students: 8,290
    • Tuition:$10,802
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 74%
    • SAT Range 910/1090
    • ACT Range 16/21
    • Average HS GPA 2.88
    • Students: 2,598
    • Tuition:$31,400
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 69%
    • SAT Range 990/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 585
    • Tuition:$13,702
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 72%