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ACT Scores for Admission to Top Catholic Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data

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If you're wondering if you have the ACT scores you'll need to get into one of the country's top Catholic colleges and universities, here's a side-by-side comparison of scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these great schools.

Realize, of course, that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

You can also check out these other ACT 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

Most Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

ACT Scores for Top Catholic Colleges (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Composite English Math
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Assumption Test-Optional Admissions
Boston College 29 32 29 34 28 33
Creighton 24 30 24 31 24 29
Dallas 24 30 24 32 23 28
Dayton 24 29 23 29 23 28
Duquesne 23 27 22 27 23 27
Fairfield Test-Optional Admissions
Fordham 26 30 26 32 25 29
Georgetown 30 33 30 35 28 33
Gonzaga 24 28 - - - -
Holy Cross Test-Optional Admissions
Le Moyne 20 26 19 25 20 26
Loyola Chicago 25 29 25 31 24 28
Loyola Maryland 25 28 24 29 24 28
Loyola Marymount 24 28 24 30 24 28
Loyola New Orleans 23 29 24 31 22 26
Marquette 24 29 24 30 24 29
Niagra 21 25 18 25 20 25
Notre Dame 32 34 - - - -
Portland - - - - - -
Providence 23 27 - - - -
Saint Anselm Test-Optional Admissions
St. Bonaventure 20 26 20 26 19 26
Saint John's (MN) 22 29 22 29 23 29
Saint Joseph's 22 26 22 26 21 27
Saint Louis 25 30 25 31 24 29
Saint Michael's 23 27 22 29 22 27
Santa Clara 26 30 25 31 26 31
Scanton 22 26 - - - -
Seattle 24 28 24 30 23 28
Seton Hall 21 26 20 26 20 26
Siena 22 26 - - - -
Stonehill 25 29 - - - -
Thomas Aquinas 25 29 26 33 24 27
Villanova 28 31 28 33 27 33
Xavier 22 27 22 28 22 27
View the SAT version of this table
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