Southern Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Southern colleges, we've found 95 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.

95 results found

Displaying 95 target schools 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 9 reach schools and 468 safety schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $15,283net price
  • $6,381tuition
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance44%
The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • $10,610tuition
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance39%
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

37% acceptance rate

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $16,450net price
  • $5,656tuition
  • 1200-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance50%
Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • $15,374tuition
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance52%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $42,204net price
  • $50,226tuition
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance32%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,934net price
  • $11,830tuition
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance54%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

23% acceptance rate

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • $8,987tuition
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance19%
Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,700net price
  • $13,620tuition
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance73%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $19,993net price
  • $10,780tuition
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance68%
University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 68,475enrollment
  • $15,341net price
  • $6,368tuition
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance63%
Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL
Auburn University

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 30,440enrollment
  • $22,613net price
  • $11,276tuition
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance85%
Baylor University
B
Waco, TX
Baylor University

Private 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 17,217enrollment
  • $37,745net price
  • $45,542tuition
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance49%
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,241net price
  • $10,595tuition
  • 1290-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance40%
The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN
The University of Tennessee

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 28,894enrollment
  • $20,995net price
  • $13,006tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance83%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $13,442net price
  • $9,101tuition
  • 1250-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance54%
University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

26% acceptance rate

  • 24,639enrollment
  • $16,594net price
  • $17,653tuition
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.22Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance17%
Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX
Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 68,679enrollment
  • $19,554net price
  • $11,870tuition
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance75%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,579net price
  • $10,280tuition
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Estimated Chance75%