Western Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Western colleges, we've found 23 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.

23 results found

List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 23 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 34 target schools (good chance), 18 reach (harder) schools and 354 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA
Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

33 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,381enrollment
  • $16,562net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance8%
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University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

32 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $14,760net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance27%
University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $32,892net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance25%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $13,944net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance48%
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University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $9,443net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance77%
University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,178net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance23%
University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,976enrollment
  • $16,154net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance53%
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University of California Davis
C
Davis, CA
University of California Davis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 38,167enrollment
  • $16,446net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1400SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance64%
Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA
Pepperdine University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 7,961enrollment
  • $36,372net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance62%
University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA
University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 37,887enrollment
  • $14,616net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance51%
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United States Air Force Academy
A
USAFA, Colorado
United States Air Force Academy

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

 

  • 4,336enrollment
  • -net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance26%
Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 8,642enrollment
  • $38,900net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance79%
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in California

  • 22,013enrollment
  • $19,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance55%
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California Institute of Technology
C
Pasadena, CA
California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

35 Average ACT

#7 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,233enrollment
  • $24,466net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1580SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance7%
Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA
Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,573enrollment
  • $18,427net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance20%
University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA
University of California Santa Cruz

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

29 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $16,792net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1400SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance72%
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Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $33,738net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance69%
Colorado School of Mines
C
Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 6,325enrollment
  • $25,472net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance74%