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 24 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.

21 results found

List of 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 21 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 36 target schools (good chance), 16 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
  • $16,779net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance8%
University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

32 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $15,718net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance19%
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
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance26%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

28 Average ACT

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $15,268net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance46%
University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance72%
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
  • $18,522net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance24%
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
  • $16,767net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance48%
University of California Davis
C
Davis, CA
University of California Davis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#12 Best Public Universities in America

  • 38,167enrollment
  • $15,886net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1410SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance62%
Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA
Pepperdine University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 7,961enrollment
  • $42,135net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance63%
University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA
University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#9 Best Public Universities in America

  • 37,887enrollment
  • $14,864net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1490SAT range
  • 26-34ACT range
  • 3.82*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance47%
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
  • 1230-1440SAT 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
  • $42,114net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance78%
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
  • $21,232net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance53%
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
  • $27,438net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1560SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance6%
Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA
Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,573enrollment
  • $18,500net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance13%
University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA
University of California Santa Cruz

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $17,889net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

30 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $35,362net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT 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

#1 Best Public Universities in Colorado

  • 6,325enrollment
  • $26,856net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance73%