Midwestern Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

What Midwestern colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 30?

With a 30 on the ACT, these Midwestern colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 35 schools where submitting a 30 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students' average ACT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 30 ACT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. Keep in mind, an ACT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 30 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 30 is excellent. It places you in the top 93rd percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a significantly above above average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 30 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 30 on the ACT converts to a 1370 on the SAT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.


-1 +1

35 results

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 35 colleges where your 30 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 171 target schools (good chance), 21 reach (harder) schools and 1,011 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,706net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance54%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance59%
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,684net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1440SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance67%
Miami University
M
Oxford, OH
Miami University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 19,934enrollment
  • $22,989net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance88%
Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 43,503enrollment
  • $13,036net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance85%
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $14,660net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance63%
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,734enrollment
  • $17,279net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1480SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance67%
Loyola University Chicago
L
Chicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

27 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 17,007enrollment
  • $36,388net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance79%
Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

27 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,495enrollment
  • $39,923net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance82%
Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $28,795net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance87%
Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

32 Average ACT

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,890enrollment
  • $35,890net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance18%
Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $43,612net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance30%
Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

27 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $30,265net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance77%
Denison University
D
Granville, OH
Denison University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,394enrollment
  • $36,650net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance35%
Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,730enrollment
  • $37,940net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance28%
Michigan Technological University
M
Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 7,172enrollment
  • $17,814net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance84%
DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN
DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

26 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,156enrollment
  • $29,557net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance77%
St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN
St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,048enrollment
  • $27,779net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance52%