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ACT Scores for Admission to Top New York Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 12 Top Schools

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What ACT scores do you need to get into one of the top New York colleges or universities? This side-by-side comparison of scores shows 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 New York colleges.

Realize, of course, that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in New York 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 New York Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Composite English Math
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Barnard 28 31 29 34 25 31
Binghamton 27 31 - - - -
Colgate 30 32 30 34 28 33
Columbia 32 35 33 35 32 35
Cooper Union 32 35 33 35 32 35
Cornell 30 33 - - - -
Hamilton 29 33 - - - -
NYU 28 31 - - - -
RPI 26 31 - - - -
Rochester 28 32 27 33 27 33
SUNY Geneseo 27 30 - - - -
Vassar 29 32 30 34 27 33
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