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The Best Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 30 on the ACT


What Mid Atlantic colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 30?

With a 30 on the ACT, these are the Mid Atlantic colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges and found 79 schools where a 30 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 30.

Is a 30 on the ACT a good score? Yes, it's very good. It places you in the top 93rd percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT this year.

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

College ACT 25th ACT 75th Chance with 30
Cornell University
32 ACT Average
Ithaca, New York
31 34 Reach 7%  Chance
Swarthmore College
32 ACT Average
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
30 34 Reach 8%  Chance
Haverford College
32 ACT Average
Haverford, Pennsylvania
31 34 Reach 12%  Chance
Colgate University
32 ACT Average
Hamilton, New York
30 33 Reach 22%  Chance
Hamilton College
32 ACT Average
Clinton, New York
31 33 Low 11%  Chance
Vassar College
32 ACT Average
Poughkeepsie, New York
30 33 Reach 21%  Chance
Carnegie Mellon University
32 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
31 34 Reach 12%  Chance
New York University
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
29 33 Avg - 27%  Chance
United States Military Academy
28 ACT Average
West Point, New York
26 31 Avg + 15%  Chance
Bucknell University
30 ACT Average
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
28 32 Avg - 30%  Chance
Lehigh University
30 ACT Average
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
29 32 Avg - 26%  Chance
Lafayette College
29 ACT Average
Easton, Pennsylvania
27 31 Avg + 34%  Chance
Stevens Institute of Technology
31 ACT Average
Hoboken, New Jersey
29 33 Avg - 33%  Chance
Skidmore College
28 ACT Average
Saratoga Springs, New York
26 30 Avg + 41%  Chance
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
30 ACT Average
Troy, New York
28 32 Avg - 44%  Chance
Villanova University
31 ACT Average
Villanova, Pennsylvania
30 32 Reach 32%  Chance
SUNY at Binghamton
30 ACT Average
Vestal, New York
28 31 Avg + 50%  Chance
Fordham University
29 ACT Average
Bronx, New York
27 31 Avg + 52%  Chance
The College of New Jersey
28 ACT Average
Ewing, New Jersey
25 30 Avg + 64%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
26 30 Avg + 61%  Chance
Stony Brook University
28 ACT Average
Stony Brook, New York
26 31 Avg + 52%  Chance
Yeshiva University
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 30 Avg + 66%  Chance
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
30 ACT Average
New York, New York
28 32 Avg - 57%  Chance
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
30 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
27 32 Avg + 60%  Chance
Sarah Lawrence College
29 ACT Average
Bronxville, New York
27 31 Avg + 59%  Chance
Syracuse University
27 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 29 Good 71%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
27 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 29 Good 74%  Chance
Hobart William Smith Colleges
28 ACT Average
Geneva, New York
26 30 Avg + 70%  Chance
Rochester Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
26 31 Avg + 65%  Chance
State University of New York at New Paltz
25 ACT Average
New Paltz, New York
23 27 Good 74%  Chance
University at Buffalo
26 ACT Average
Buffalo, New York
24 29 Good 77%  Chance
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
25 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
23 27 Good 82%  Chance
Pratt Institute Main
27 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
24 30 Avg + 70%  Chance
SUNY at Geneseo
27 ACT Average
Geneseo, New York
25 29 Good 82%  Chance
The King?s College
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
24 28 Good 67%  Chance
SUNY at Purchase College
24 ACT Average
Purchase, New York
20 27 Good 69%  Chance
Clarkson University
26 ACT Average
Potsdam, New York
24 29 Good 83%  Chance
The New School
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 28 Good 81%  Chance
University of the Sciences
26 ACT Average
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
23 28 Good 81%  Chance
Le Moyne College
25 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
22 28 Good 82%  Chance
New Jersey Institute of Technology
26 ACT Average
Newark, New Jersey
23 29 Good 74%  Chance
Hofstra University
26 ACT Average
Hempstead, New York
24 29 Good 79%  Chance
SUNY College at Oswego
24 ACT Average
Oswego, New York
22 27 Good 81%  Chance
Arcadia University
26 ACT Average
Glenside, Pennsylvania
23 28 Good 83%  Chance
Seton Hall University
25 ACT Average
South Orange, New Jersey
23 27 Good 88%  Chance
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
30 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
28 32 Avg - 67%  Chance
Duquesne University
26 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
24 29 Good 87%  Chance
Geneva College
24 ACT Average
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
20 29 Good 83%  Chance
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
25 ACT Average
Albany, New York
23 27 Good 89%  Chance
Manhattan College
26 ACT Average
Riverdale, New York
23 28 Good 88%  Chance