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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 40 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
33 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
31 35 Reach 4%  Chance
Williams College
33 ACT Average
Williamstown, Massachusetts
31 35 Reach 7%  Chance
Dartmouth College
32 ACT Average
Hanover, New Hampshire
30 34 Reach 6%  Chance
Tufts University
32 ACT Average
Medford, Massachusetts
31 34 Reach 8%  Chance
Middlebury College
32 ACT Average
Middlebury, Vermont
30 34 Reach 11%  Chance
Colby College
32 ACT Average
Waterville, Maine
31 33 Low 6%  Chance
Wellesley College
32 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
30 33 Reach 17%  Chance
Babson College
30 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
27 32 Avg + 28%  Chance
Boston College
32 ACT Average
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
31 33 Low 14%  Chance
Boston University
30 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
29 32 Avg - 25%  Chance
Brandeis University
31 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
29 33 Avg - 28%  Chance
Trinity College
30 ACT Average
Hartford, Connecticut
28 32 Avg - 34%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
25 31 Avg + 40%  Chance
Bentley University
29 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
27 31 Avg + 51%  Chance
Mount Holyoke College
31 ACT Average
South Hadley, Massachusetts
29 33 Avg - 44%  Chance
University of Connecticut
28 ACT Average
Storrs, Connecticut
26 31 Avg + 59%  Chance
Emerson College
28 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg + 59%  Chance
Wheaton College
28 ACT Average
Norton, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg + 61%  Chance
Providence College
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
26 30 Avg + 65%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
28 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
26 31 Avg + 68%  Chance
Simmons College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Good 78%  Chance
University of Vermont
28 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
25 30 Avg + 79%  Chance
United States Coast Guard Academy
28 ACT Average
New London, Connecticut
26 31 Avg + 21%  Chance
Springfield College
26 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
25 28 Good 91%  Chance
Quinnipiac University
25 ACT Average
Hamden, Connecticut
23 27 Good 91%  Chance
Emmanuel College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Good 86%  Chance
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
26 ACT Average
Durham, New Hampshire
23 28 Good 91%  Chance
Saint Anselm College
26 ACT Average
Manchester, New Hampshire
24 28 Good 90%  Chance
Champlain College
26 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
23 29 Good 86%  Chance
University of Rhode Island
24 ACT Average
Kingston, Rhode Island
22 27 Good 89%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Lowell
26 ACT Average
Lowell, Massachusetts
24 29 Good 84%  Chance
Gordon College
26 ACT Average
Wenham, Massachusetts
22 29 Good 95%  Chance
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
25 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
22 28 Good 93%  Chance
Western New England University
24 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
21 27 Good 92%  Chance
Lesley University
24 ACT Average
Cambridge, Massachusetts
20 27 Good 89%  Chance
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
23 ACT Average
North Adams, Massachusetts
19 27 Good 89%  Chance
University of Hartford
24 ACT Average
West Hartford, Connecticut
21 27 Good 92%  Chance
Wentworth Institute of Technology
25 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
22 28 Good 97%  Chance
University of Maine
24 ACT Average
Orono, Maine
22 27 Good 98%  Chance
University of New Haven
24 ACT Average
West Haven, Connecticut
21 27 Good 95%  Chance