New York Colleges for a 30 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New York colleges, we've found 23 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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23 results

List of 30 ACT Colleges

Displaying 23 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 78 target schools (good chance), 24 reach (harder) schools and 207 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance10%
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

28 Average ACT

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $43,111net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $15,605net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance48%
SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,768enrollment
  • $17,424net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance41%
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,515enrollment
  • $39,558net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance46%
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,817enrollment
  • $32,939net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance20%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

31 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,895enrollment
  • $41,006net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1490SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance43%
Hofstra University
H
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

27 Average ACT

#22 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 10,871enrollment
  • $32,975net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance80%
Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#21 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,463enrollment
  • $33,744net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT

#3 Best Value Colleges in New York

  • 2,613enrollment
  • $23,589net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance30%
United States Military Academy
A
West Point, New York
United States Military Academy

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

27 Average ACT

 

  • 4,589enrollment
  • -net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance20%
Pratt Institute Main
P
Brooklyn, NY
Pratt Institute Main

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

27 Average ACT

#20 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 5,015enrollment
  • $45,880net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance68%
SUNY at Purchase College
P
Purchase, NY
SUNY at Purchase College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

26 Average ACT

#11 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 4,234enrollment
  • $18,104net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance67%
The New School
N
New York, NY
The New School

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

27 Average ACT

#17 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 10,544enrollment
  • $50,377net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59*Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance71%
Clarkson University
C
Potsdam, NY
Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

26 Average ACT

#25 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 4,274enrollment
  • $29,891net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance85%
Sarah Lawrence College
S
Bronxville, NY
Sarah Lawrence College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,709enrollment
  • $40,630net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1422SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance62%
Union College
U
Schenectady, NY
Union College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#11 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,197enrollment
  • $39,527net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance48%
St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

28 Average ACT

#16 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,522enrollment
  • $34,047net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Your 30 ACT
Admission Chance53%