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The Best New England Colleges for a 30 on the ACT


What New England colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 30?

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

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges and found 35 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
Brown University
32 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
31 34 Reach 5%  Chance
Amherst College
32 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
31 34 Reach 7%  Chance
Dartmouth College
32 ACT Average
Hanover, New Hampshire
30 34 Reach 7%  Chance
Colby College
32 ACT Average
Waterville, Maine
30 33 Reach 14%  Chance
Tufts University
32 ACT Average
Medford, Massachusetts
31 34 Reach 7%  Chance
Williams College
32 ACT Average
Williamstown, Massachusetts
31 34 Reach 10%  Chance
Middlebury College
32 ACT Average
Middlebury, Vermont
30 33 Reach 12%  Chance
Boston College
32 ACT Average
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
30 33 Reach 24%  Chance
Brandeis University
31 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
29 33 Avg - 27%  Chance
Babson College
29 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
27 31 Avg + 30%  Chance
Boston University
30 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
28 32 Avg - 29%  Chance
Northeastern University
32 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
31 34 Reach 17%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
27 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
24 30 Avg + 47%  Chance
Bentley University
28 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
25 30 Avg + 62%  Chance
University of Connecticut
28 ACT Average
Storrs, Connecticut
26 31 Avg + 59%  Chance
Emerson College
28 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
25 30 Avg + 64%  Chance
Providence College
26 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
23 28 Good 78%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
28 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
25 30 Avg + 74%  Chance
University of Connecticut Stamford
26 ACT Average
Stamford, Connecticut
22 29 Good 74%  Chance
University of Vermont
28 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
25 30 Avg + 81%  Chance
Springfield College
26 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
24 28 Good 85%  Chance
United States Coast Guard Academy
28 ACT Average
New London, Connecticut
26 31 Avg + 28%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Lowell
26 ACT Average
Lowell, Massachusetts
24 29 Good 79%  Chance
Saint Anselm College
26 ACT Average
Manchester, New Hampshire
23 28 Good 90%  Chance
Champlain College
25 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
22 28 Good 85%  Chance
Quinnipiac University
24 ACT Average
Hamden, Connecticut
22 27 Good 92%  Chance
Wentworth Institute of Technology
24 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
21 28 Good 86%  Chance
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
24 ACT Average
Durham, New Hampshire
22 27 Good 92%  Chance
Emmanuel College
25 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
23 27 Good 90%  Chance
University of Rhode Island
24 ACT Average
Kingston, Rhode Island
22 27 Good 91%  Chance
Gordon College
26 ACT Average
Wenham, Massachusetts
22 29 Good 96%  Chance
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
24 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
21 27 Good 94%  Chance
Western New England University
24 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
22 27 Good 93%  Chance
Simmons College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Good 100%  Chance
Wellesley College
32 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
30 33 Reach 100%  Chance