Southern Colleges for a 34 on the ACT

What Southern colleges accept a 34 ACT score?

With a 34 on the ACT, these Southern colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class ACT scores for all Southern colleges, here are 28 schools where submitting a 34 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students. This list represents the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 34 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 34 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 34 is awesome. It places you in the top 99th percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an almost perfect job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 34 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 34 on the ACT converts to a 1500 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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28 results

List of 34 ACT Colleges

Displaying 28 colleges where your 34 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 72 target schools (good chance), 18 reach (harder) schools and 1,512 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

31 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 53,372enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance54%

Applications Due Nov 1

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

29 Average ACT

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,476enrollment
  • $16,892net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance54%

Applications Due Dec 1

Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

29 Average ACT

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,406enrollment
  • $22,935net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance85%

Applications Due May 1

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,809enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance64%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

31 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 39,147enrollment
  • $16,580net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance71%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

30 Average ACT

#10 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,092enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance48%

Applications Due Jan 5

Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

34 Average ACT

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,172enrollment
  • $26,932net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance8%

Applications Due Jan 2

Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

34 Average ACT

#15 Best Colleges in America

  • 13,537enrollment
  • $25,804net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance12%

Applications Due Jan 1

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

35 Average ACT

#10 Best Colleges in America

  • 28,890enrollment
  • $25,241net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1560SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance6%

Applications Due Apr 1

University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

32 Average ACT

#12 Best Public Universities in America

  • 40,709enrollment
  • $17,643net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.36Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Nov 1

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

29 Average ACT

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,042enrollment
  • $14,600net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance75%

University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 25,628enrollment
  • $19,043net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.31Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance36%

Applications Due Jan 1

Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX
Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 70,418enrollment
  • $19,906net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance83%

Applications Due Dec 1

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 39,771enrollment
  • $17,410net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 4.09Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance27%

Applications Due Dec 15

Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#22 Best Colleges in America

  • 13,997enrollment
  • $25,672net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance36%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

35 Average ACT

#9 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,643enrollment
  • $19,215net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance6%

Applications Due Jan 1

College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in America

  • 8,939enrollment
  • $18,588net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.28Avg Weighted GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance58%

Applications Due Jan 1

The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#2 Best Value Colleges in Texas

  • 28,669enrollment
  • $11,185net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1450SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.78Estimated Avg GPA
Your 34 ACT
Admission Chance90%