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The Best Colleges for a 24 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 24?

With a 24 on the ACT, these are the colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges and found 1069 schools where a 24 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 24.

Is a 24 on the ACT a good score? Yes, a 24 is a good score. It places you in the top 73rd percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT this year.

For comparison purposes, a 24 on the ACT converts to a 1180 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 24
United States Military Academy
26 ACT Average
West Point, New York
23 28 Avg - 8%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
25 31 Reach 19%  Chance
University of California Irvine
28 ACT Average
Irvine, California
25 32 Reach 24%  Chance
University of California Davis
28 ACT Average
Davis, California
25 32 Reach 29%  Chance
St Olaf College
28 ACT Average
Northfield, Minnesota
25 31 Reach 27%  Chance
New York School of Interior Design
24 ACT Average
New York, New York
18 29 Avg + 35%  Chance
University of Tulsa
28 ACT Average
Tulsa, Oklahoma
25 32 Reach 26%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
25 30 Reach 33%  Chance
Texas Christian University
28 ACT Average
Fort Worth, Texas
25 30 Reach 27%  Chance
Syracuse University
28 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 30 Reach 32%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
28 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 30 Reach 35%  Chance
University of Dallas
28 ACT Average
Irving, Texas
24 31 Reach 36%  Chance
Southwestern University
26 ACT Average
Georgetown, Texas
23 29 Avg - 35%  Chance
The University of Alabama
28 ACT Average
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
23 32 Avg - 44%  Chance
San Diego State University
26 ACT Average
San Diego, California
23 28 Avg - 30%  Chance
Austin College
26 ACT Average
Sherman, Texas
23 29 Avg - 43%  Chance
University of Denver
28 ACT Average
Denver, Colorado
25 30 Reach 42%  Chance
Illinois Wesleyan University
26 ACT Average
Bloomington, Illinois
24 29 Reach 51%  Chance
Earlham College
28 ACT Average
Richmond, Indiana
25 30 Reach 36%  Chance
State University of New York at New Paltz
26 ACT Average
New Paltz, New York
23 28 Avg - 39%  Chance
Yeshiva University
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 29 Avg - 54%  Chance
The College of Wooster
27 ACT Average
Wooster, Ohio
24 30 Reach 43%  Chance
Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Appleton, Wisconsin
25 32 Reach 46%  Chance
Chapman University
28 ACT Average
Orange, California
25 30 Reach 41%  Chance
Purdue University Main Campus
28 ACT Average
West Lafayette, Indiana
25 31 Reach 40%  Chance
Howard University
25 ACT Average
Washington, District Of Columbia
22 28 Avg - 37%  Chance
Illinois Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
Chicago, Illinois
25 31 Reach 37%  Chance
Millsaps College
25 ACT Average
Jackson, Mississippi
22 28 Avg - 45%  Chance
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
25 ACT Average
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
22 28 Avg - 29%  Chance
University of Central Florida
26 ACT Average
Orlando, Florida
24 29 Reach 40%  Chance
Coe College
25 ACT Average
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
22 28 Avg - 52%  Chance
Virginia Military Institute
26 ACT Average
Lexington, Virginia
23 28 Avg - 48%  Chance
University of California Riverside
26 ACT Average
Riverside, California
23 29 Avg - 48%  Chance
University of Delaware
27 ACT Average
Newark, Delaware
25 29 Reach 43%  Chance
William Jewell College
26 ACT Average
Liberty, Missouri
23 28 Avg - 43%  Chance
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
26 ACT Average
Socorro, New Mexico
23 29 Avg - 17%  Chance
Hobart William Smith Colleges
28 ACT Average
Geneva, New York
25 30 Reach 48%  Chance
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
26 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
24 28 Reach 39%  Chance
North Central College
24 ACT Average
Naperville, Illinois
22 27 Avg - 54%  Chance
Mississippi College
26 ACT Average
Clinton, Mississippi
22 29 Avg - 35%  Chance
University at Buffalo
26 ACT Average
Buffalo, New York
24 28 Reach 44%  Chance
Eastern Mennonite University
24 ACT Average
Harrisonburg, Virginia
20 28 Avg - 54%  Chance
Florida Southern College
26 ACT Average
Lakeland, Florida
24 29 Reach 41%  Chance
University of South Florida Main Campus
26 ACT Average
Tampa, Florida
24 29 Reach 35%  Chance
Butler University
28 ACT Average
Indianapolis, Indiana
25 30 Reach 50%  Chance
DePauw University
26 ACT Average
Greencastle, Indiana
24 29 Reach 57%  Chance
Maryland Institute College of Art
26 ACT Average
Baltimore, Maryland
24 29 Reach 52%  Chance
Andrews University
25 ACT Average
Berrien Springs, Michigan
21 29 Avg - 55%  Chance
University of Nebraska Lincoln
26 ACT Average
Lincoln, Nebraska
22 29 Avg - 60%  Chance
Pratt Institute Main
26 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
24 29 Reach 46%  Chance