Pennsylvania Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

With a 30 on the ACT, these Pennsylvania colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Pennsylvania colleges, we've found 10 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.

10 results found

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 10 colleges where your 30 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 24 target schools (good chance), 8 reach (harder) schools and 162 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

27 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance71%
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Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,030enrollment
  • $35,491net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance22%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 28,673enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance59%
Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance86%
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Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,668enrollment
  • $37,817net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance33%
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,933net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance18%
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance34%
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Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,340enrollment
  • $37,029net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance74%
Allegheny College
A
Meadville, PA
Allegheny College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,771enrollment
  • $25,415net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Moore College of Art and Design
M
Philadelphia, PA
Moore College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

26 Average ACT

 

  • 397enrollment
  • $38,073net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 22-31ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance63%
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