Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

With a 30 on the ACT, these Mid Atlantic colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, we've found 37 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.

33 results found

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 33 colleges where your 30 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 84 target schools (good chance), 30 reach (harder) schools and 298 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 30 ACT
Admission Chance85%
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance10%
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $43,111net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $15,605net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance48%
SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,768enrollment
  • $17,424net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance41%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

3 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 30 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,515enrollment
  • $39,558net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance46%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance68%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance68%
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 30 ACT
Admission Chance81%
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 30 ACT
Admission Chance34%
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

4 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 30 ACT
Admission Chance27%
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,817enrollment
  • $32,939net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance20%
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 30 ACT
Admission Chance31%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,895enrollment
  • $41,006net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1490SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance43%
Hofstra University
H
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

27 Average ACT

#22 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 10,871enrollment
  • $32,975net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance80%
The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

27 Average ACT

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 7,686enrollment
  • $23,945net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance64%
Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#21 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,463enrollment
  • $33,744net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance75%