Realize, of course, that ACT scores are just one part of the application. It's possible to have perfect 36s for each ACT subject and still get rejected if other parts of your application are weak. Similarly, some students with scores significantly below the ranges listed here gain admission because they demonstrate other strengths.
To see a full profile of each college, click on the names in the chart below. Also be sure to check out these other ACT links (or SAT links):
ACT Comparison Charts: the Ivy League | top universities | top liberal arts colleges | more top liberal arts | top public universities | top public liberal arts colleges | University of California campuses | Cal State campuses | SUNY campuses | More ACT charts
data from National Center for Educational Statistics
Top College ACT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
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