The Best Midwestern Colleges for a 18 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 71 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 71 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 204 reach schools and 16 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 950/1170
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.28
    • Students: 567
    • Tuition:$25,390
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 47%
    • SAT Range 930/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.24*
    • Students: 1,255
    • Tuition:$36,358
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 47%
    • SAT Range 870/1100
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 770
    • Tuition:$32,766
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 42%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 31%
    • SAT Range 920/1150
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.38
    • Students: 1,132
    • Tuition:$27,130
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 48%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 35%
    • SAT Range 910/1110
    • ACT Range 16/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.15
    • Students: 1,419
    • Tuition:$24,000
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 46%
    • SAT Range 900/1160
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 1,510
    • Tuition:$26,200
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%
    • SAT Range 950/1260
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 353
    • Tuition:$16,876
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%
    • SAT Range 920/1110
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.33
    • Students: 7,526
    • Tuition:$11,803
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%
    • SAT Range 990/1210
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.46
    • Students: 3,357
    • Tuition:$24,078
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 60%
    • SAT Range 940/1170
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.21
    • Students: 4,392
    • Tuition:$30,450
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 40%