Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

What Mid Atlantic colleges accept a 35 ACT score?

With a 35 on the ACT, these Mid Atlantic colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class ACT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, here are 33 schools where submitting a 35 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 35 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 35 a good ACT score?

Absolutely. You're amongst the truly elite and should qualify to get into any top tier school with a score of 35. 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 a nearly perfect job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 35 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 35 on the ACT converts to a 1540 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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33 results

List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 33 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 54 target schools (good chance), 21 reach (harder) schools and 582 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 52,775enrollment
  • $45,417net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance49%

Applications Due Jan 1

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,853enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance13%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

34 Average ACT

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,552enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance16%

Applications Due Jan 1

Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

31 Average ACT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,032enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.23Avg Weighted GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance71%

Applications Due Jan 7

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

33 Average ACT

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,620enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance23%

Applications Due Jan 2

Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

34 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 13,519enrollment
  • $36,983net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance28%

Applications Due Jan 1

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance78%

Applications Due Mar 1

SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 18,148enrollment
  • $19,061net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance87%

Applications Due Mar 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

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,135enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT 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

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 32,277enrollment
  • $22,346net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1243-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 4.11Avg Weighted GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance90%

Applications Due Apr 1

Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,364enrollment
  • $41,569net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance84%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance88%

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance88%

Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,726enrollment
  • $39,359net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due Jan 15

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#3 Best Value Colleges in New York

  • 3,054enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance67%

Applications Due Jan 15

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

31 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,067enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1433SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance78%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,741enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance59%

Applications Due Jan 5

Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,744enrollment
  • $30,572net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1518SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance37%

Applications Due Jan 1