The Top 100 Colleges Admissions Requirements

GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

What GPA and SAT/ACT Scores do you need to attend American's Top 100 Colleges?  Many of these schools do not have minimum requirements, though these averages will help you determine the scores you need to have to compete.   Here are the Top 100 Colleges as determined by Forbes, listed along with the average GPA, average SAT and average ACT scores of their incoming classes.

RankingNameGPASAT MathSAT ReadingSAT WritingSAT CompositeACT
1Pomona College4.087503837150032
2Williams College4.057403737149032
3Stanford University4.187603838152033
4Princeton University3.917803838154033
5Yale University4.197703939154033
6Harvard University4.047703938154034
7Swarthmore College4.067403837149031
8Brown University4.057503737149032
9Amherst College4.047403737149032
10MIT4.137803837152034
11United States Military Academy at West Point3.86703433134029
12University of Pennsylvania3.947503737150032
13University of Notre Dame4.117503737148033
14Dartmouth College4.17603838151032
15Columbia University4.137603838152031
16Northwestern University4.117603837150033
17Wesleyan University3.767303737147032
18Claremont McKenna College47403737147031
19Haverford College4.017403737148032
20University of Chicago4.167603838152033
21Bowdoin College3.87503838150033
22Duke University4.177803838154034
23Georgetown University3.9673037146031
24Tufts University4.067503737149031
25Cornell University4.017603737148032
26Wellesley College3.967103736145030
27United States Naval Academy3.8670035139029
28Vassar College3.997303737147031
29Washington and Lee University3.977203736145031
30Carleton College4.037503737148031
31Davidson College3.96703635140030
32Rice University4.087603737151033
33California Institute of Technology4.237903938156034
34Middlebury College3.967203636145031
35University of California, Berkeley3.867403536144031
36University of Virginia4.227003535140030
37Boston College3.927203536143032
38United States Air Force Academy3.8370034137030
39College of William & Mary4.167003736143030
40Colgate University3.6671035141031
41University of Michigan, Ann Arbor3.827303536143030
42Barnard College3.866903636142030
43Bucknell University3.546903435137029
44Colby College3.6671035141031
45University of California, Los Angeles4.296903335137028
46Oberlin College3.597003736144030
47Vanderbilt University3.767703837152033
48Kenyon College3.96603635140030
49University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill3.2955028105222
50Whitman College3.746603535138029
51Hamilton College3.957203636145031
52Reed College3.96903738144031
53Lafayette College3.466703334135028
54Smith College3.97003536141030
55College of the Holy Cross3.826703435138029
56Carnegie Mellon University3.727603636147032
57Harvey Mudd College4.17803837151034
58Franklin and Marshall College3.8174034136030
59Wake Forest University3.8570035138030
60University of Rochester3.87203435141030
61Colorado College3.846903535140029
62Johns Hopkins University3.747403737147032
63Washington University in St. Louis4.137703838152033
64Bryn Mawr College3.857003535140029
65Grinnell College3.9473036142030
66Union College3.5931
67Macalester College3.887003636141031
68University of Illionis, Urbana-Champaign3.837603334139028
69University of Wisconsin, Madison3.817003234135028
70Bates College3.897003636141031
71University of Southern California3.737403636145031
72Villanova University3.866903435137030
73Cooper Union3.67103535140031
74Lehigh University3.8371033137030
75Brandeis University3.877103435140030
76University of Washington3.766603132129028
77New York University3.717003536141030
78DePauw University3.756303132127027
79Emory University3.757203536143030
80Scripps College4.137103637145030
81Trinity College3.786603435136028
82University of Texas, Austin3.716603333133028
83University of Florida3.736503334134028
84Sewanee - University of the South3.626403434133028
85Santa Clara University3.6667034134029
86Wheaton College3.856341230
87Dickinson College3.756603434135029
88Skidmore College3.716403334132028
89Centre College3.76303333131028
90Georgia Institute of Technology3.957403536143031
91Boston University3.596903335137029
92Connecticut College3.866903536140030
93University of Maryland, College Park4.1170034137030
94Occidental College3.66903535139029
95Mount Holyoke College3.666703536140029
96Denison University3.665034132029
97Wofford College3.546103131125026
98Rhodes College3.786503435135029
99University of Richmond3.86903435137030
100Trinity University3.56503333132028

These statistics were appended from the following sources:

http://prepscholar.com/

http://forbes.com/

http://collegedata.com/

And the individual schools' websites

 

 

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