The Best New England Colleges for a 18 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges, we've found 19 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 19 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 29 reach schools and 18 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 920/1190
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.0
    • Students: 848
    • Tuition:$25,598
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 56%
    • SAT Range 970/1170
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 1,531
    • Tuition:$35,788
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
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    College of Our Lady of the Elms

    • SAT Range 970/1130
    • ACT Range 17/24
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,178
    • Tuition:$36,900
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
    • SAT Range 920/1130
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.88
    • Students: 10,050
    • Tuition:$10,954
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
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    Southern Connecticut State University

    • SAT Range 990/1180
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 2.7
    • Students: 701
    • Tuition:$37,080
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
    • SAT Range 960/1140
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 3,543
    • Tuition:$14,212
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 81%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 71%
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    Keene State College

    • SAT Range 980/1170
    • ACT Range 16/25
    • Average HS GPA 2.83
    • Students: 2,060
    • Tuition:$36,000
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 18 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 76%
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    Lasell College

    • 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 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%