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The Best New England Colleges for a 18 on the ACT


What New England colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 18?

With a 18 on the ACT, these are the New England colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges and found 28 schools where a 18 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 and thus represent the better schools you may be able to get into and those which have historically accepted a 18.

Is a 18 on the ACT a good score? You can probably do better. It places you in the bottom 38th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT this year.

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

College ACT 25th ACT 75th Chance with 18
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
23 ACT Average
North Adams, Massachusetts
19 27 Reach 63%  Chance
Maine Maritime Academy
21 ACT Average
Castine, Maine
18 24 Reach 70%  Chance
College of Our Lady of the Elms
21 ACT Average
Chicopee, Massachusetts
17 25 Avg - 72%  Chance
Eastern Nazarene College
20 ACT Average
Quincy, Massachusetts
18 23 Reach 58%  Chance
Framingham State University
22 ACT Average
Framingham, Massachusetts
19 24 Reach 53%  Chance
Central Connecticut State University
22 ACT Average
New Britain, Connecticut
19 24 Reach 52%  Chance
Southern Connecticut State University
21 ACT Average
New Haven, Connecticut
18 24 Reach 52%  Chance
Dean College
22 ACT Average
Franklin, Massachusetts
18 25 Reach 80%  Chance
University of Bridgeport
21 ACT Average
Bridgeport, Connecticut
18 24 Reach 41%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
22 ACT Average
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
19 26 Reach 74%  Chance
College of St Joseph
19 ACT Average
Rutland, Vermont
16 22 Avg - 50%  Chance
Bridgewater State University
21 ACT Average
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
18 24 Reach 70%  Chance
Keene State College
21 ACT Average
Keene, New Hampshire
18 24 Reach 74%  Chance
Boston Baptist College
18 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
16 20 Avg - 73%  Chance
Salem State University
22 ACT Average
Salem, Massachusetts
19 25 Reach 69%  Chance
Saint Joseph College
20 ACT Average
West Hartford, Connecticut
19 22 Reach 82%  Chance
Lasell College
21 ACT Average
Newton, Massachusetts
19 23 Reach 66%  Chance
Wheelock College
16 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
12 20 Avg + 81%  Chance
University of Connecticut Avery Point
21 ACT Average
Groton, Connecticut
18 24 Reach 90%  Chance
Fitchburg State University
21 ACT Average
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
19 23 Reach 64%  Chance
University of Southern Maine
22 ACT Average
Portland, Maine
19 25 Reach 71%  Chance
Castleton State College
20 ACT Average
Castleton, Vermont
17 23 Avg - 76%  Chance
Rhode Island College
18 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
15 22 Avg - 74%  Chance
American International College
20 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
17 22 Avg - 68%  Chance
Curry College
20 ACT Average
Milton, Massachusetts
18 23 Reach 85%  Chance
Husson University
19 ACT Average
Bangor, Maine
17 21 Avg - 72%  Chance
Lyndon State College
18 ACT Average
Lyndonville, Vermont
15 22 Avg - 97%  Chance
University of Maine at Fort Kent
20 ACT Average
Fort Kent, Maine
17 22 Avg - 96%  Chance