If you earned a composite score of 25 on the ACT, you have have a national rank of 78. ACT national rank is the number of students who scored higher or lower than a certain score.
Is 25 a good ACT score?
Yes, 25 is a solid ACT score. It is five points above the average score of 20. The highest ACT score possible is a 36. Students with an ACT score of 25 did better than 78 percent of all students who took the exam - that's slightly more than 3/4 of students! Of students who took the ACT, 22 percent scored lower than a 25.
Whether an ACT score is good for you depends on where you want to go to college. Ivies and other top colleges and universities usually look for ACT scores in the 32-36 range. Other highly selective colleges usually have an average ACT range of 27-31. Some less-selective colleges usually have an ACT range of 25 - 29.
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How do I bring up my ACT score?
Preparing for the ACT can turn a good ACT score in an excellent one. Many top colleges have an average ACT range of 32-36. 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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