The Best Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 18 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, we've found 45 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 45 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 83 reach schools and 38 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1030/1230
    • ACT Range 18/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 1,867
    • Tuition:$35,462
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 56%
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    Saint Vincent College

    • SAT Range 1030/1190
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.44
    • Students: 3,256
    • Tuition:$32,947
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
    • SAT Range 940/1170
    • ACT Range 18/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.26
    • Students: 1,596
    • Tuition:$39,216
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 44%
    • SAT Range 1000/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.32*
    • Students: 9,621
    • Tuition:$13,739
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 84%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 77%
    • SAT Range 1000/1180
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 7,171
    • Tuition:$14,835
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
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    Rutgers University Camden

    • SAT Range 960/1200
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 1,143
    • Tuition:$27,279
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 960/1150
    • ACT Range 17/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.47
    • Students: 2,189
    • Tuition:$34,715
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 62%
    • SAT Range 910/1120
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.15*
    • Students: 2,000
    • Tuition:$31,950
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 920/1090
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 3,232
    • Tuition:$8,360
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 56%
    • SAT Range 940/1130
    • ACT Range 17/24
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,458
    • Tuition:$32,976
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 66%