Southern Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Southern colleges, we've found 28 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.

28 results found

List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 28 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 60 target schools (good chance), 10 reach (harder) schools and 1,074 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#9 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $15,283net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance70%
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The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance61%
Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

29 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance76%
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,331enrollment
  • $42,204net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.2Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance73%
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University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,934net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance77%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

31 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in America

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance46%
Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,606enrollment
  • $22,011net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance14%
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Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $23,295net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance16%
Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

34 Average ACT

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $29,066net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance17%
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

31 Average ACT

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,241net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance72%
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University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 24,639enrollment
  • $16,594net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.22Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance44%
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 32,723enrollment
  • $15,873net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance45%
Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#24 Best Colleges in America

  • 14,458enrollment
  • $26,867net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance40%
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Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

34 Average ACT

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,124enrollment
  • $24,131net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance17%
College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

31 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in America

  • 8,817enrollment
  • $17,415net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.12Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance71%
The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

28 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 28,755enrollment
  • $10,036net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance87%
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Southern Methodist University
S
Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

31 Average ACT

#2 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 11,649enrollment
  • $36,458net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Tulane University
T
New Orleans, LA
Tulane University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

 

  • 12,646enrollment
  • $33,886net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance46%