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ACT Scores for Admission to Top Minnesota Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 13 Top Schools

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Learn if your ACT scores are what you need to get into one of the top Minnesota colleges or universities. The side-by-side comparison chart below shows 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 top Minnesota colleges. Note that 25% of applicants had scores below the range shown below.

Also, remember that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Minnesota 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 Minnesota Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Composite English Math
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Bethel University 22 28 21 29 22 28
Carleton College 29 33 - - - -
College of Saint Benedict 23 29 22 30 23 28
College of St. Scholastica 21 26 21 26 21 26
Concordia College at Moorhead 22 27 21 28 22 28
Gustavus Adolphus College 26 30 24 30 25 29
Hamline University 21 27 21 28 21 26
Macalester College 28 32 29 34 27 33
Saint John's University 23 28 21 27 24 29
St. Olaf College 26 31 25 31 26 32
University of Minnesota Twin Cities 25 30 24 31 25 30
University of Minnesota Morris 23 28 21 28 22 27
University of St. Thomas 23 28 22 28 23 28
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