New England Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges, we've found 17 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.


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17 results

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 17 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 48 target schools (good chance), 36 reach (harder) schools and 204 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

32 Average ACT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance12%
University of Massachusetts Amherst
M
Amherst, MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 30,593enrollment
  • $22,927net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance68%
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $20,042net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance53%
Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,467enrollment
  • $39,791net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance30%
Emerson College
E
Boston, MA
Emerson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

29 Average ACT

#15 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,573enrollment
  • $46,381net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance39%
Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $28,325net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance30%
Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,855enrollment
  • $16,339net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance7%
Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,460enrollment
  • $41,582net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance54%
Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

31 Average ACT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,800enrollment
  • $37,264net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance23%
University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT
University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

28 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Vermont

  • 13,395enrollment
  • $19,185net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.69*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance76%
Providence College
P
Providence, RI
Providence College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 4,674enrollment
  • $35,796net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance54%
Fairfield University
F
Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

28 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,273enrollment
  • $39,546net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance69%
Trinity College
T
Hartford, CT
Trinity College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 2,235enrollment
  • $27,829net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1298-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance33%
College of the Holy Cross
t
Worcester, MA
College of the Holy Cross

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

30 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,939enrollment
  • $34,627net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance34%
United States Coast Guard Academy
C
New London, Connecticut
United States Coast Guard Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

27 Average ACT

 

  • 1,071enrollment
  • -net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1400SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance33%
Connecticut College
C
New London, CT
Connecticut College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,844enrollment
  • $40,707net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1450SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance29%
Gordon College
G
Wenham, MA
Gordon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#17 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,955enrollment
  • $29,047net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1310SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance84%