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ACT Scores for Admission to Top Maryland Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 15 Top Schools

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Learn what ACT scores are likely to get you into the top Maryland colleges or universities. The side-by-side comparison chart below shows ACT 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 15 top colleges in Maryland. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed, and Goucher College is test optional.

Also, remember that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Maryland 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

Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Top Maryland Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
  Composite English Math
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Annapolis - - 25 32 26 32
Goucher College - - - - - -
Hood College 20 25 20 27 19 25
Johns Hopkins University 30 33 31 34 29 34
Loyola University Maryland 24 29 24 30 23 27
McDaniel College 21 28 - - - -
Maryland Institute College of Art - - - - - -
Mount St. Mary's University 19 23 19 23 17 24
St. John's College - - - - - -
St. Mary's College of Maryland 25 29 24 30 24 29
Salisbury University 22 26 21 26 21 26
Towson University 21 25 20 25 20 25
University of Maryland Baltimore County 24 29 - - - -
University of Maryland - - - - - -
Washington College 23 27 - - - -
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