21 ACT Score

This ACT score averages 21 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 19-23.



Is 21 a good ACT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 53% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 53%



How does an 21 ACT score translate to an SAT score?

The score converts to an SAT score between 1500 and 1550.


What are some schools I should consider with a 21 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)
Iowa State University (22-27)
University of California-Santa Barbara (22-28)
University of Maryland-Baltimore County (22-27)
Biola University (21-27)
Samford University (22-27)
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)
Hofstra University (22-26)
North Carolina State University at Raleigh (21-26)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (21-27)
University of California-Davis (21-27)
University of California-Irvine (22-27)
University of Memphis (19-25)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Agnes Scott College (22-29)
University of Minnesota-Morris (22-28)
American Jewish University (21-28)
Luther College (22-28)
Alma College (21-27)
Concordia College at Moorhead (22-27)
Huntingdon College (18-26)
Ursinus College (22-29)
Drew University (20-25)
Gordon College (22-28)
Goshen College (22-28)
Hollins University (20-27)
Salem College (20-25)
William Jewell College (22-28)
Houghton College (21-28)
Mills College (21-27)
Principia College (22-29)
The College of Idaho (21-27)
The Evergreen State College (21-26)
University of North Carolina at Asheville (22-26)


See a list of average ACT Scores for US Colleges