New England Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

What New England colleges accept a 35 ACT score?

35 ACT Score, 99% Percentile

These New England 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 32 New England 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 New England 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 32 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 48 target schools (good chance), 27 reach (harder) schools and 231 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA

Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 31,345enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1580SAT range
  • 33-36ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance6%

Applications Due Jan 1

Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

32 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 36,104enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance46%

Applications Due Jan 4

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT

Yale University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 14,567enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance9%

Applications Due Jan 2

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

33 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 15,577enrollment
  • $30,192net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1530SAT range
  • 33-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance75%

Applications Due Jan 1

Brown University
B
Providence, RI

Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#11 Best Colleges in America

  • 10,696enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance11%

Applications Due Jan 5

University of Massachusetts Amherst
M
Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 32,045enrollment
  • $22,505net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance88%

Applications Due Jan 15

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

35 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,934enrollment
  • $19,998net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance4%

Applications Due Jan 1

Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA

Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

 

#14 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 28,167enrollment
  • $37,738net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance29%

Applications Due Jan 1

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 6,761enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance11%

Applications Due Jan 3

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA

Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 13,293enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance19%

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

 

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,876enrollment
  • $22,233net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance79%

Applications Due Jan 15

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI

Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,576enrollment
  • $40,048net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1480SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.71Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance36%

Applications Due Feb 1

Emerson College
E
Boston, MA

Emerson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#17 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,900enrollment
  • $47,594net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance80%

Applications Due Feb 20

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA

Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,684enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance65%

Applications Due Jan 3

Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA

Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,971enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1550SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance26%

Applications Due Jan 2

Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA

Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,158enrollment
  • $42,759net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1413SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance89%

Applications Due Jan 15

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA

Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,558enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance70%

University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT

University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

31 Average ACT Composite

Test Optional

#1 Best Public Universities in Vermont

  • 13,826enrollment
  • $20,235net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance87%

Applications Due Jan 15