Colleges for a 31 on the ACT

What colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 31?

With a 31 on the ACT, these are the colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges, we've found 201 schools where submitting a 31 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 31 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 31 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 31 it is extremely good. It places you in the top 95th 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 31 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 31 on the ACT converts to a 1400 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.

201 results found

List of 31 ACT Colleges

Displaying 201 target colleges where your 31 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 36 reach (harder) schools and 1,310 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#12 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $15,283net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance49%
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The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance43%
University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

32 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance19%
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $16,450net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance57%
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Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

29 Average ACT

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance58%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

12 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $42,204net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance40%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,934net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance59%
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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 31 ACT
Admission Chance75%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

31 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance23%
Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

28 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,700net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance76%
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New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $36,256net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance20%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

27 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $19,993net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance71%
University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

27 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 68,475enrollment
  • $15,341net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance69%
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San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA
San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#9 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance61%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

31 Average ACT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance22%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

29 Average ACT

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance62%
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University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $13,944net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance35%
Baylor University
B
Waco, TX
Baylor University

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

28 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 17,217enrollment
  • $37,745net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 31 ACT
Admission Chance55%

FAQs

Is a 31 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 31 it is extremely good. The score puts you in the top 95th percentile of those who take the test. Explore colleges you can get into with a 31 ACT score.

What colleges can I get into with a 31 ACT score?

University of Florida, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Michigan are some of the best colleges that you have a competitive chance of getting into. Explore the full list: Colleges for a 31 ACT score.

What percentile is 31 on the ACT?

A 31 ranks in the top 95th percentile of all students who take the ACT exam.

What is the equivalent SAT score to a 31 ACT?

A 31 converts to a 1400 on the SAT using College Board / ACT concordance tables. Explore the colleges: Colleges for a 1400 SAT score.