20 ACT Score

This ACT score averages 20 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 18-22.



Is 20 a good ACT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 46% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 46%



How does an 20 ACT score translate to an SAT score?

The score converts to an SAT score between 1440 and 1490.


What are some schools I should consider with a 20 ACT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Yeshiva University (21-28)
University of Missouri-Kansas City (21-27)
Howard University (20-28)
The University of Texas at Austin (21-28)
Biola University (21-27)
The New School (21-26)
Trinity International University (20-25)
University of California-Santa Cruz (21-27)
University of Louisville (21-27)
University of Utah (21-27)
North Carolina State University at Raleigh (21-26)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (21-27)
University of California-Davis (21-27)
University of Memphis (19-25)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (19-25)
Montana State University (21-27)
The University of Alabama (21-27)
University of Kentucky (21-26)
Utah State University (21-26)
Andrews University (20-26)
Liberal Arts Colleges

American Jewish University (21-28)
Alma College (21-27)
Huntingdon College (18-26)
Drew University (20-25)
Hollins University (20-27)
Salem College (20-25)
Houghton College (21-28)
Mills College (21-27)
The College of Idaho (21-27)
The Evergreen State College (21-26)
Wesleyan College (19-25)
Guilford College (21-26)
Wabash College (21-27)
Washington College (21-27)
Sweet Briar College (21-25)
Hiram College (20-25)
McDaniel College (21-25)
Ripon College (21-27)
Virginia Military Institute (21-25)
Eastern Mennonite University (21-27)


See a list of average ACT Scores for US Colleges