The Best New Jersey Colleges for a 31 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New Jersey colleges, we've found 3 schools where a 31 ACT 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. They represent the better schools you have a competitive chance of getting into and those which have historically accepted a 31 ACT score. 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 on the ACT a good score?

Yes, a score of 31 it is extremely good. It places you in the top 95th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT entrance exam this year. 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.

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.

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Displaying 3 target schools where your 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 1 reach schools and 17 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1330/1480
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.85*
    • Students: 6,929
    • Tuition:$52,202
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 31 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 41%
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    Stevens Institute of Technology

    • SAT Range 1160/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29*
    • Students: 7,686
    • Tuition:$16,551
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 31 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 70%
    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.3*
    • Students: 50,254
    • Tuition:$14,974
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 31 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 72%
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    Rutgers University New Brunswick