New England Colleges for a 35 on the ACT

What New England colleges accept a 35 ACT score?

With a 35 on the ACT, these New England colleges are a good match for you

Based on 2021 freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges, here are 23 schools where submitting a 35 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 35 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 35 a good ACT score?

Absolutely. You're amongst the truly elite and should qualify to get into any top tier school with a score of 35. It places you in the top 99th percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a nearly perfect job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 35 ACT score?

For comparison purposes, a 35 on the ACT converts to a 1540 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 35 ACT Colleges

Displaying 23 colleges where your 35 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 45 target schools (good chance), 21 reach (harder) schools and 216 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,391enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance8%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance36%
Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,060enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance11%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance50%
Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

34 Average ACT

#11 Best Colleges in America

  • 9,948enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance13%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance87%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

35 Average ACT

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,254enrollment
  • $19,998net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance7%
Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA
Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

34 Average ACT

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 22,905enrollment
  • $37,738net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance30%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance17%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance28%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance82%
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 35 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,340enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance57%
Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

33 Average ACT

#13 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,745enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance22%
Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,440enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg Weighted GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance71%
Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance24%
Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

32 Average ACT

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance42%
Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT
Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

32 Average ACT

#23 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,669enrollment
  • $24,517net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA
Your 35 ACT
Admission Chance45%