Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

What Mid Atlantic colleges accept a 35 ACT score?

35 ACT Score, 99% Percentile

These Mid Atlantic colleges are a good match for you

If you've achieved a score of 35 on your ACTs, this places you squarely within the average range for accepted students at 45 Mid Atlantic colleges. This list features popular colleges where your application will likely be competitive, given their historical acceptance of students with a 35 ACT score. However, it's crucial to remember that a good ACT score is not the sole criterion for admission. In fact, may colleges are now test optional. It's equally significant to maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) that aligns with the college's expectations for incoming students. The creation of this list is rooted in a comprehensive analysis of ACT scores from students admitted to all Mid Atlantic colleges

Is a 35 ACT good?

Absolutely. You're amongst the truly elite and should qualify to get into any top tier school with a score of 35. It situates you in the top 99th percentile on the national scale, outperforming the majority of the 2 million ACT test takers. This score signifies your nearly perfect performance in answering questions in the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the exam. The ACT is scored out of a maximum of 36 and a minimum of 1, meaning your 35 score represents 97% of the total possible points. If a 35 does not meet the requirements of your preferred college, you might want to consider enrolling in a test prep course to potentially enhance your score.

Demographic comparisons for a 35

Let's examine how a 35 ACT score stacks up to the national averages across various demographic groups

Gender

  • Male: A 35 is 14.7 points (72%) higher than the average male ACT score of 20.3
  • Female: A 35 is 14.4 points (70%) higher than the average female ACT score of 20.6

Race/ethnicity

  • White: A 35 is 13.3 points (61%) higher than the average white ACT score of 21.7
  • Black: A 35 is 18.7 points (115%) higher than the average black ACT score of 16.3
  • Hispanic: A 35 is 16.7 points (91%) higher than the average Hispanic ACT score of 18.3
  • Asian: A 35 is 10.1 points (41%) higher than the average Asian ACT score of 24.9
  • Pacific Islander: A 35 is 17.8 points (103%) higher than the average Pacific Islander ACT score of 17.2
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: A 35 is 18.1 points (107%) higher than the average American Indian/Alaska Native ACT score of 16.9
  • Two or more races: A 35 is 14.4 points (70%) higher than the average two or more races ACT score of 20.6

All groups

  • All Students: A 35 is 14.7 points higher than the average ACT score for all students of 20.3

What is the SAT equivalent to a 35 ACT score?

A 35 on the ACT translates to a 1540 on the SAT according to the concordance provided by the College Board and ACT. It's important to note that not all colleges disclose admission data for both the SAT and ACT. As such, we recommend checking our listings for each test to identify schools with similar academic profiles.

What percentile is a 35 ACT score?

Scoring a 35 on the ACT places you in the 99th percentile nationwide. This implies that your performance surpassed 99% of all test takers. To put this in perspective, about 2 million students sit for the ACT each year. Thus, with your score, you've outperformed about 1,980,000 students placing you ahead of the majority with only 20,000 test takers achieving a higher score.


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List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 45 colleges where your 35 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 36 target schools (good chance), 33 reach (harder) schools and 591 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

New York University
N
New York, NY

New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 58,226enrollment
  • $45,417net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance26%

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,478enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance7%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 28,038enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance11%

Applications Due Jan 5

Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA

Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 10,870enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1490SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance55%

Applications Due Jan 15

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 25,582enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 2

Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 15,057enrollment
  • $36,983net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance24%

Applications Due Jan 1

Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

29 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#18 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 21,772enrollment
  • $47,177net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance87%

Applications Due Jan 1

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#3 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,608enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance77%

Applications Due Jan 15

SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY

SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 18,055enrollment
  • $19,061net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance81%

Applications Due Jan 15

Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 33,776enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 33,230enrollment
  • $22,346net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1470SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance88%

Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,986enrollment
  • $41,569net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Jan 1

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,804enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance86%

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 23,216enrollment
  • $39,463net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.67Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance95%

Applications Due Jan 15

Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,757enrollment
  • $39,359net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1295-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance66%

Applications Due Jan 15

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY

Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#25 Best Colleges in America

  • 3,176enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance43%

Applications Due Jan 15

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

32 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,263enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1325-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance69%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 12,039enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance57%

Applications Due Jan 5