Midwestern Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

What Midwestern colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 35?

With a 35 on the ACT, these Midwestern colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 18 schools where submitting a 35 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 35 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 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.

18 results found

List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 18 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 24 target schools (good chance), 6 reach (harder) schools and 784 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance40%
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Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

29 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance79%
University of Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

34 Average ACT

#6 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,002enrollment
  • $34,834net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance11%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#19 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $15,910net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance79%
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Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,117net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance80%
Northwestern University
N
Evanston, IL
Northwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

34 Average ACT

#15 Best Colleges in America

  • 22,127enrollment
  • $26,099net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance13%
University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

34 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $27,453net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance27%
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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $16,638net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance83%
Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

33 Average ACT

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 15,852enrollment
  • $27,777net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.92*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance26%
Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $30,021net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance95%
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Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $34,973net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance48%
Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,097enrollment
  • $28,148net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance42%
Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,492net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance41%
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Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

31 Average ACT

#1 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $31,704net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance62%
St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN
St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

28 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,048enrollment
  • $27,587net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance74%
Macalester College
M
Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,174enrollment
  • $30,672net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance67%
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Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,142enrollment
  • $41,536net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance86%
Holy Cross College
H
Notre Dame, IN
 
Holy Cross College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

 

  • 499enrollment
  • $20,713net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1400SAT range
  • 23-32ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance95%