Eastern Colleges for a 32 on the ACT

What Eastern colleges accept a 32 ACT score?

With a 32 on the ACT, these Eastern colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class ACT scores for all Eastern colleges, here are 47 schools where submitting a 32 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students. This list represents the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 32 ACT score. 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 32 a good ACT score?

Yes, with a score of 32 you're amongst the best of the best. It places you in the top 97th percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done an excellent job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 32 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 32 on the ACT converts to a 1430 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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47 results

List of 32 ACT Colleges

Displaying 47 colleges where your 32 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 156 target schools (good chance), 51 reach (harder) schools and 732 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

  • 52,775enrollment
  • $45,417net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance21%
Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

33 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,853enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance4%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

32 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 32,718enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance20%
Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

31 Average ACT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,032enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.23Avg Weighted GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance39%
Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

33 Average ACT

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,620enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance8%
Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

32 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 14,934enrollment
  • $30,192net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance26%
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

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance62%
SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

30 Average ACT

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 18,148enrollment
  • $19,061net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance60%
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

  • 31,642enrollment
  • $22,505net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance78%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 32,277enrollment
  • $22,346net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1243-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 4.11Avg Weighted GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

29 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,364enrollment
  • $41,569net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance68%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance79%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

28 Average ACT

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance79%
Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

33 Average ACT

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 6,292enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance6%
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,726enrollment
  • $39,359net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance51%
Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

33 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 12,219enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance12%
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

29 Average ACT

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 27,215enrollment
  • $22,233net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1390SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance71%
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

  • 2,227enrollment
  • $40,048net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1470SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 32 ACT
Admission Chance41%