Western Colleges for a 33 on the ACT

What Western colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 33?

With a 33 on the ACT, these Western colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Western colleges, we've found 16 schools where submitting a 33 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 33 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 33 a good ACT score?

A score of 33 rocks. You're a top one percenter now. It places you in the top 98th percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an exceptional job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 33 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 33 on the ACT converts to a 1460 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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List of 33 ACT Colleges

Displaying 14 colleges where your 33 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 44 target schools (good chance), 16 reach (harder) schools and 346 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA
Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

33 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,381enrollment
  • $16,779net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance4%
University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

32 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $15,718net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance14%
University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance15%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

28 Average ACT

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $15,268net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance40%
University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance65%
University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance16%
University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,976enrollment
  • $16,767net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance40%
University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA
University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#9 Best Public Universities in America

  • 37,887enrollment
  • $14,864net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1490SAT range
  • 26-34ACT range
  • 3.82*Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance40%
United States Air Force Academy
A
USAFA, Colorado
United States Air Force Academy

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

 

  • 4,336enrollment
  • -net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance19%
Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA
Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,573enrollment
  • $18,500net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance7%
Colorado School of Mines
C
Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Colorado

  • 6,325enrollment
  • $26,856net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance66%
Reed College
R
Portland, OR
Reed College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Value in Oregon

  • 1,503enrollment
  • $32,069net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1325-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance45%
Harvey Mudd College
H
Claremont, CA
Harvey Mudd College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

34 Average ACT

 

  • 902enrollment
  • $39,411net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance9%
Claremont McKenna College
C
Claremont, CA
Claremont McKenna College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,327enrollment
  • $24,456net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance14%
Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA
Scripps College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,071enrollment
  • $39,702net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1333-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.13Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance49%
Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,475enrollment
  • $41,822net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 33 ACT
Admission Chance71%