Pennsylvania Colleges for a 29 on the ACT

What Pennsylvania colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 29?

With a 29 on the ACT, these Pennsylvania colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Pennsylvania colleges, we've found 15 schools where submitting a 29 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students' average ACT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 29 ACT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. 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 29 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 29 is very good. It places you in the top 91st percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a significantly above above average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 29 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 29 on the ACT converts to a 1340 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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15 results

List of 29 ACT Colleges

Displaying 15 colleges where your 29 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 51 target schools (good chance), 9 reach (harder) schools and 171 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

26 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $24,724net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1310SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance83%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 28,673enrollment
  • $22,600net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance52%
Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

28 Average ACT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $38,025net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance78%
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,668enrollment
  • $39,493net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1255-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance28%
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

31 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,631net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance22%
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,810net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance27%
University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

26 Average ACT

#16 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,235net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance86%
Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,340enrollment
  • $33,603net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance71%
Saint Joseph's University
S
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Joseph's University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

26 Average ACT

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,589enrollment
  • $35,242net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance84%
Allegheny College
A
Meadville, PA
Allegheny College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,771enrollment
  • $24,227net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance70%
DeSales University
D
Center Valley, PA
DeSales University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#20 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,438enrollment
  • $28,893net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.47*Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance86%
Ursinus College
U
Collegeville, PA
Ursinus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#14 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,435enrollment
  • $30,421net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.65*Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance84%
Messiah College
M
Grantham, PA
Messiah College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

26 Average ACT

#18 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,375enrollment
  • $28,867net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1310SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance83%
Marywood University
M
Scranton, PA
 
Marywood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#33 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,853enrollment
  • $23,380net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance87%
Geneva College
G
Beaver Falls, PA
Geneva College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#21 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,543enrollment
  • $19,400net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1240SAT range
  • 19-29ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA
Your 29 ACT
Admission Chance66%