The Best Western Colleges for a 24 on the ACT

What Western colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 24?

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Western colleges, we've found 99 schools where a 24 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 24 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 24 on the ACT a good score?

Yes, a score of 24 is a good score. It places you in the top 73rd percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT entrance exam this year. The score indicates you've done an above above average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

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.

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Displaying 99 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 21 reach schools and 25 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1160/1400
    • ACT Range 24/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.99
    • Students: 38,167
    • Tuition:$14,402
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 29%
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    University of California Davis

    • SAT Range 1110/1370
    • ACT Range 23/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 1,277
    • Tuition:$45,304
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 55%
    • SAT Range 1110/1310
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 35,303
    • Tuition:$7,488
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 35%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 31%
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    San Diego State University

    • SAT Range 1110/1330
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.6
    • Students: 23,922
    • Tuition:$13,827
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%
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    University of California Riverside

    • SAT Range 1120/1350
    • ACT Range 22/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.47
    • Students: 6,493
    • Tuition:$48,164
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
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    University of the Pacific

    • SAT Range 1130/1330
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 10,713
    • Tuition:$48,066
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
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    University of San Francisco

    • SAT Range 1140/1300
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.78
    • Students: 4,592
    • Tuition:$35,700
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
    • SAT Range 1040/1250
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 37,466
    • Tuition:$6,798
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 31%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 35%
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    California State University Long Beach

    • SAT Range 1130/1320
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.58
    • Students: 7,291
    • Tuition:$44,610
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 65%
    • SAT Range 1140/1320
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.63
    • Students: 4,280
    • Tuition:$45,904
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 24 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 75%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 71%