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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 90 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
Princeton University
33 ACT Average
Princeton, New Jersey
31 35 Reach 3%  Chance
Columbia University in the City of New York
32 ACT Average
New York, New York
31 34 Reach 4%  Chance
Cornell University
32 ACT Average
Ithaca, New York
31 34 Reach 7%  Chance
Swarthmore College
32 ACT Average
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
31 34 Reach 6%  Chance
Haverford College
32 ACT Average
Haverford, Pennsylvania
31 34 Reach 11%  Chance
Barnard College
32 ACT Average
New York, New York
30 33 Reach 11%  Chance
Hamilton College
32 ACT Average
Clinton, New York
31 33 Low 10%  Chance
Colgate University
32 ACT Average
Hamilton, New York
31 33 Low 12%  Chance
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
28 34 Avg - 11%  Chance
New York University
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
29 33 Avg - 23%  Chance
Vassar College
32 ACT Average
Poughkeepsie, New York
30 33 Reach 18%  Chance
University of Rochester
31 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
29 33 Avg - 28%  Chance
Bryn Mawr College
31 ACT Average
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
29 33 Avg - 32%  Chance
Lehigh University
30 ACT Average
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
29 32 Avg - 25%  Chance
Villanova University
32 ACT Average
Villanova, Pennsylvania
30 33 Reach 28%  Chance
Skidmore College
29 ACT Average
Saratoga Springs, New York
27 31 Avg + 30%  Chance
United States Military Academy
26 ACT Average
West Point, New York
23 28 Good 24%  Chance
Bucknell University
30 ACT Average
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
28 31 Avg + 39%  Chance
Lafayette College
30 ACT Average
Easton, Pennsylvania
28 31 Avg + 39%  Chance
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
30 ACT Average
Troy, New York
28 32 Avg - 43%  Chance
Stevens Institute of Technology
31 ACT Average
Hoboken, New Jersey
29 33 Avg - 38%  Chance
New York School of Interior Design
24 ACT Average
New York, New York
18 29 Good 49%  Chance
SUNY at Binghamton
30 ACT Average
Vestal, New York
28 31 Avg + 49%  Chance
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
30 ACT Average
New York, New York
29 32 Avg - 53%  Chance
Fordham University
29 ACT Average
Bronx, New York
27 31 Avg + 53%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg + 64%  Chance
St Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Canton, New York
26 30 Avg + 61%  Chance
Syracuse University
28 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 30 Avg + 63%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
28 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg + 65%  Chance
Stony Brook University
28 ACT Average
Stony Brook, New York
26 31 Avg + 53%  Chance
Sarah Lawrence College
29 ACT Average
Bronxville, New York
27 31 Avg + 60%  Chance
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
30 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
27 32 Avg + 65%  Chance
State University of New York at New Paltz
26 ACT Average
New Paltz, New York
23 28 Good 69%  Chance
Yeshiva University
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 29 Good 78%  Chance
Rochester Institute of Technology
29 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
26 32 Avg + 61%  Chance
Hobart William Smith Colleges
28 ACT Average
Geneva, New York
25 30 Avg + 77%  Chance
University at Buffalo
26 ACT Average
Buffalo, New York
24 28 Good 79%  Chance
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
26 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
24 28 Good 76%  Chance
Pratt Institute Main
26 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
24 29 Good 76%  Chance
The King's College
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
24 29 Good 62%  Chance
Allegheny College
26 ACT Average
Meadville, Pennsylvania
23 29 Good 81%  Chance
University of the Sciences
26 ACT Average
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
24 29 Good 79%  Chance
Clarkson University
26 ACT Average
Potsdam, New York
24 29 Good 82%  Chance
SUNY at Geneseo
26 ACT Average
Geneseo, New York
24 29 Good 86%  Chance
New Jersey Institute of Technology
27 ACT Average
Newark, New Jersey
24 30 Avg + 73%  Chance
Le Moyne College
24 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
22 27 Good 86%  Chance
The New School
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
24 28 Good 83%  Chance
Duquesne University
26 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
24 29 Good 86%  Chance
Hofstra University
26 ACT Average
Hempstead, New York
24 29 Good 81%  Chance
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
30 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
28 32 Avg - 67%  Chance