Students who score a composite score of 22 on the ACT have a national rank of 64, which means they did better than 64 percent of test-takers. ACT national rank is the number of students who scored higher or lower than a certain score.
36 percent of test-takers scored under 22 on the ACT. 22 is above the average ACT score of 20. The highest ACT score possible is a 36.
Less-selective colleges typically have an average ACT range of 18-24, and slightly more selective colleges look for ACT scores ranging from 25 - 29. Colleges with very selective admissions usually look for students with ACT scores of 27 or above.
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Preparing for the ACT can turn a good ACT score in an excellent one. Take an ACT practice test to see which areas you are strong in and where you can improve. Focus your ACT prep on the areas where you have the most opportunity for improvement to get the best ACT score possible.
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