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.

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.

St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 2,522enrollment
  • $34,174net price
  • $54,846tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance63%
Holy Cross College
H
Notre Dame, IN
 
Holy Cross College

Private 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 499enrollment
  • $20,713net price
  • $30,700tuition
  • 1100-1400SAT range
  • 23-32ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance91%
Birmingham Southern College
B
Birmingham, AL
Birmingham Southern College

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,268enrollment
  • $23,846net price
  • $17,650tuition
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance73%
University of Illinois at Springfield
I
Springfield, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield

Public 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 4,575enrollment
  • $12,054net price
  • $11,813tuition
  • 990-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance77%
University of Montevallo
M
Montevallo, AL
University of Montevallo

Public 4 Year

48% acceptance rate

  • 2,612enrollment
  • $16,075net price
  • $12,760tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance73%
Georgetown College
G
Georgetown, KY
Georgetown College

Private 4 Year

48% acceptance rate

  • 1,608enrollment
  • $19,012net price
  • $38,650tuition
  • 1020-1140SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance76%
LeTourneau University
L
Longview, TX
LeTourneau University

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 3,175enrollment
  • $22,608net price
  • $30,210tuition
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance68%
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
S
Chicago, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Private 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 3,639enrollment
  • $45,728net price
  • $49,310tuition
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance78%
Mount Holyoke College
M
South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College

Private 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 2,335enrollment
  • $29,784net price
  • $49,998tuition
  • 1290-1500SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance51%
St John's College
S
Annapolis, MD
St John's College

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 527enrollment
  • $29,728net price
  • $53,343tuition
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.78*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance64%
Cedar Crest College
C
Allentown, PA
Cedar Crest College

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,596enrollment
  • $21,174net price
  • $39,216tuition
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance79%
Kalamazoo College
K
Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo College

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 1,467enrollment
  • $28,057net price
  • $48,666tuition
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance82%
Kettering University
K
Flint, MI
Kettering University

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 2,315enrollment
  • $37,703net price
  • $43,490tuition
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance82%
North Park University
N
Chicago, IL
North Park University

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 2,900enrollment
  • $20,651net price
  • $29,860tuition
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance78%
United States Coast Guard Academy
C
New London, Connecticut
United States Coast Guard Academy

Public 4 Year

19% acceptance rate

  • 1,071enrollment
  • -net price
  • $0tuition
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance24%
Hobart William Smith Colleges
H
Geneva, NY
Hobart William Smith Colleges

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 2,241enrollment
  • $42,206net price
  • $55,255tuition
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance71%
Wheaton College
W
Norton, MA
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 1,760enrollment
  • $31,814net price
  • $52,626tuition
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance75%
Truman State University
T
Kirksville, MO
Truman State University

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,853enrollment
  • $12,512net price
  • $7,749tuition
  • 1080-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance76%

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.