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The Best Colleges for a 27 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 27?

With a 27 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 869 schools where a 27 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 27.

Is a 27 on the ACT a good score? Yes, you have a lot of opportunities at very good schools with a 27. It places you in the top 85th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT this year.

For comparison purposes, a 27 on the ACT converts to a 1280 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 27
Babson College
30 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
27 32 Reach 17%  Chance
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
28 34 Reach 7%  Chance
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
30 ACT Average
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
28 33 Reach 14%  Chance
University of California San Diego
30 ACT Average
La Jolla, California
27 33 Reach 23%  Chance
Oberlin College
30 ACT Average
Oberlin, Ohio
28 33 Reach 21%  Chance
University of California Irvine
28 ACT Average
Irvine, California
25 32 Avg - 34%  Chance
University of California Santa Barbara
30 ACT Average
Santa Barbara, California
28 33 Reach 21%  Chance
Trinity College
30 ACT Average
Hartford, Connecticut
28 32 Reach 19%  Chance
Skidmore College
29 ACT Average
Saratoga Springs, New York
27 31 Reach 16%  Chance
United States Military Academy
26 ACT Average
West Point, New York
23 28 Avg + 15%  Chance
Bucknell University
30 ACT Average
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
28 31 Reach 18%  Chance
Lafayette College
30 ACT Average
Easton, Pennsylvania
28 31 Reach 18%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
25 31 Avg - 28%  Chance
The University of Texas at Austin
30 ACT Average
Austin, Texas
26 33 Avg - 29%  Chance
University of Miami
30 ACT Average
Coral Gables, Florida
28 32 Reach 20%  Chance
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
30 ACT Average
Troy, New York
28 32 Reach 25%  Chance
Trinity University
30 ACT Average
San Antonio, Texas
27 32 Reach 29%  Chance
Soka University of America
29 ACT Average
Aliso Viejo, California
27 31 Reach 26%  Chance
University of California Davis
28 ACT Average
Davis, California
25 32 Avg - 39%  Chance
Occidental College
30 ACT Average
Los Angeles, California
27 32 Reach 32%  Chance
University of Florida
30 ACT Average
Gainesville, Florida
28 32 Reach 25%  Chance
Denison University
30 ACT Average
Granville, Ohio
28 31 Reach 22%  Chance
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
28 ACT Average
San Luis Obispo, California
26 31 Avg - 30%  Chance
Pepperdine University
28 ACT Average
Malibu, California
26 31 Avg - 35%  Chance
American University
28 ACT Average
Washington, District Of Columbia
26 30 Avg - 24%  Chance
Bentley University
29 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
27 31 Reach 32%  Chance
St Olaf College
28 ACT Average
Northfield, Minnesota
25 31 Avg - 39%  Chance
New York School of Interior Design
24 ACT Average
New York, New York
18 29 Avg + 42%  Chance
SUNY at Binghamton
30 ACT Average
Vestal, New York
28 31 Reach 25%  Chance
University of Washington Seattle Campus
30 ACT Average
Seattle, Washington
27 32 Reach 36%  Chance
Ohio State University
29 ACT Average
Columbus, Ohio
27 31 Reach 35%  Chance
University of Tulsa
28 ACT Average
Tulsa, Oklahoma
25 32 Avg - 35%  Chance
Baylor University
28 ACT Average
Waco, Texas
26 31 Avg - 34%  Chance
University of Connecticut
28 ACT Average
Storrs, Connecticut
26 31 Avg - 43%  Chance
Emerson College
28 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg - 40%  Chance
Fordham University
29 ACT Average
Bronx, New York
27 31 Reach 33%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg - 48%  Chance
Clemson University
29 ACT Average
Clemson, South Carolina
27 31 Reach 34%  Chance
Texas Christian University
28 ACT Average
Fort Worth, Texas
25 30 Avg - 41%  Chance
Whitman College
30 ACT Average
Walla Walla, Washington
28 32 Reach 33%  Chance
Santa Clara University
30 ACT Average
Santa Clara, California
28 32 Reach 35%  Chance
St Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Canton, New York
26 30 Avg - 41%  Chance
Syracuse University
28 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 30 Avg - 47%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
28 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg - 50%  Chance
Rhodes College
30 ACT Average
Memphis, Tennessee
27 32 Reach 41%  Chance
University of Dallas
28 ACT Average
Irving, Texas
24 31 Avg - 47%  Chance
Southern Methodist University
30 ACT Average
Dallas, Texas
28 32 Reach 30%  Chance
Brigham Young University Provo
30 ACT Average
Provo, Utah
27 32 Reach 41%  Chance
University of Wisconsin Madison
29 ACT Average
Madison, Wisconsin
27 31 Reach 41%  Chance
Loyola Marymount University
28 ACT Average
Los Angeles, California
26 31 Avg - 47%  Chance