Midwestern Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 56 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.

56 results found

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 56 target colleges 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 5 reach (harder) schools and 346 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

32 Average ACT

#43 Best Colleges in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance15%
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Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

29 Average ACT

#109 Best Colleges in America

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance57%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#108 Best Colleges in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $15,910net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#151 Best Colleges in America

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,117net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance65%
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Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#201 Best Colleges in America

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $20,316net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance85%
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#234 Best Colleges in America

  • 43,503enrollment
  • $12,488net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance84%
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#129 Best Colleges in America

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $16,638net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance66%
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University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#126 Best Colleges in America

  • 50,734enrollment
  • $16,808net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance62%
Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

27 Average ACT

#200 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,007enrollment
  • $34,526net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance80%
University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#221 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,241enrollment
  • $35,077net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance81%
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University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

26 Average ACT

 

  • 9,460enrollment
  • $9,692net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance87%
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#190 Best Colleges in America

  • 5,495enrollment
  • $38,051net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance80%
Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#288 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,605enrollment
  • $32,377net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance89%
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Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#216 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $30,021net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance86%
Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

32 Average ACT

#71 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $34,973net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance19%
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#74 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $39,794net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 29-31ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance36%
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Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#175 Best Colleges in America

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $28,277net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance78%
Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#195 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,910enrollment
  • $31,481net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance81%