Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

What colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 30?

With a 30 on the ACT, these are the colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 254 schools where submitting a 30 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 30 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 30 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 30 is excellent. It places you in the top 93rd 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 30 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 30 on the ACT converts to a 1370 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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254 results found

Displaying 254 target schools where your 30 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 46 reach schools and 1,245 safety schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $15,283net price
  • $6,381tuition
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance44%
The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • $10,610tuition
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance39%
University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI

Public 4 Year

23% acceptance rate

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • $15,262tuition
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance15%
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Public 4 Year

37% acceptance rate

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $16,450net price
  • $5,656tuition
  • 1200-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance50%
Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • $15,374tuition
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance52%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL

Private 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $42,204net price
  • $50,226tuition
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance32%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,934net price
  • $11,830tuition
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance54%
Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • $18,454tuition
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance71%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC

Public 4 Year

23% acceptance rate

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • $8,987tuition
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance19%
Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,700net price
  • $13,620tuition
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance73%
New York University
N
New York, NY

Private 4 Year

20% acceptance rate

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $36,256net price
  • $51,828tuition
  • 1310-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance17%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $19,993net price
  • $10,780tuition
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance68%
University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 68,475enrollment
  • $15,341net price
  • $6,368tuition
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance63%
San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

Public 4 Year

35% acceptance rate

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • $7,488tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance57%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • $53,948tuition
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance17%
Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 30,440enrollment
  • $22,613net price
  • $11,276tuition
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance85%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • $10,726tuition
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance57%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

Public 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $13,944net price
  • $13,700tuition
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance32%

FAQs

Is a 30 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 30 is excellent. The score puts you in the top 93rd percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 30 ACT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 30 ACT score?

University of Florida, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Michigan are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 30 ACT score.

What percentile is 30 on the ACT?

A 30 ranks in the top 93rd percentile of all students who take the ACT exam.

What is the equivalent SAT score to a 30 ACT?

A 30 converts to a 1370 on the SAT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 1370 SAT score.