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With graduation around the corner, students are finishing up their college applications for 2014.

An important part of college applications are the ACT and SAT tests. Although not every school requires both tests to be taken for admittance, students generally chose one test or the other to take.

Here is a compilation of the highest ACT and SAT score averages in the country. The average ACT score and SAT score were combined to create the total score a state received.

The national average for the ACT and SAT are 20.9 and 1498, respectively. Nationally, 54 percent of high school graduates took the ACT and 50 percent took the SAT.

ACT information for 2013 was found on ACT.org and SAT test information was compiled by the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives.

Illinois
Associated Press

Average ACT composite score: 20.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1807

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 5

Total points: 1827.6

North Dakota
Associated Press

Average ACT composite score: 20.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1799

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 2

Total points: 1819.5

Minnesota
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 74

Average SAT score: 1780

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 6

Total points: 1803

Michigan
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1782

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1801.9

Missouri
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 74

Average SAT score: 1773

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1794.6

Wisconsin
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 71

Average SAT score: 1771

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1793.1

Iowa
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 66

Average SAT score: 1763

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 3

Total points: 1785.1

South Dakota
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 51

Average SAT score: 1760

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 3

Total points: 1781.9

Wyoming
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1757

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1776.8

Kansas
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 75

Average SAT score: 1752

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 6

Total points: 1773.8

Kentucky
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1741

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 5

Total points: 1760.6

Nebraska
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 84

Average SAT score: 1734

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1755.5

Colorado
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.4

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1721

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 14

Total points: 1741.4

Tennessee
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1709

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 8

Total points: 1728.5

Arkansas
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.2

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 90

Average SAT score: 1697

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 4

Total points: 1717.2

Oklahoma
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 75

Average SAT score: 1689

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 5

Total points: 1709.8

Utah

Average ACT score: 20.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1684

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 6

Total points: 1704.7

Mississippi
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 18.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 95

Average SAT score: 1673

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 3

Total points: 1691.9

Louisiana
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1655

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 5

Total points: 1674.5

Ohio
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 72

Average SAT score: 1635

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 17

Total points: 1656.8

New Mexico
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 70

Average SAT score: 1626

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 12

Total points: 1645.9

Alabama
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.4

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 78

Average SAT score: 1608

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 7

Total points: 1628.4

Montana
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.3

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 72

Average SAT score: 1595

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 25

Total points: 1616.3

New Hampshire
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 19

Average SAT score: 1567

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 70

Total points: 1590.8

Massachusetts
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Average ACT score: 24.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 22

Average SAT score: 1553

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 83

Total points: 1577.1

Arizona
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 50

Average SAT score: 1551

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 35

Total points: 1570.6

Vermont
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 26

Average SAT score: 1540

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 61

Total points: 1563

Oregon
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 34

Average SAT score: 1539

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 49

Total points: 1560.5

Washington
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.8

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 21

Average SAT score: 1537

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 60

Total points: 1559.8

Connecticut
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 24

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 27

Average SAT score: 1532

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 85

Total points: 1556

Virginia
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 26

Average SAT score: 1528

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 71

Total points: 1550.6

New Jersey
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 23

Average SAT score: 1521

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 78

Total points: 1544

West Virginia
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 63

Average SAT score: 1513

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 15

Total points: 1533.6

California
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Average ACT score: 22.2

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 26

Average SAT score: 1505

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 57

Total points: 1527.2

Alaska
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 37

Average SAT score: 1495

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 52

Total points: 1516.1

Maryland
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.3

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 21

Average SAT score: 1483

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 73

Total points: 1505.3

Pennsylvania
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 18

Average SAT score: 1480

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 71

Total points: 1502.7

North Carolina
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 18.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 100

Average SAT score: 1479

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 62

Total points: 1497.7

Indiana
Wikipedia

Average ACT score: 21.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 38

Average SAT score: 1470

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 70

Total points: 1491.7

Rhode Island
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 14

Average SAT score: 1468

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 72

Total points: 1490.7

New York
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23.4

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 26

Average SAT score: 1463

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 76

Total points: 1486.4

Florida
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 19.6

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 74

Average SAT score: 1457

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 67

Total points: 1476.6

Nevada
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 21.3

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 32

Average SAT score: 1454

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 48

Total points: 1475.3

Hawaii
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 40

Average SAT score: 1453

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 64

Total points: 1473.1

Georgia
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.7

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 51

Average SAT score: 1452

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 75

Total points: 1472.7

Texas
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 37

Average SAT score: 1437

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 59

Total points: 1457.9

South Carolina
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.4

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 51

Average SAT score: 1436

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 64

Total points: 1456.4

District of Columbia
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 20.4

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 38

Average SAT score: 1400

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 91

Total points: 1420.4

Maine
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 23.5

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 8

Average SAT score: 1380

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 95

Total points: 1403.5

Idaho
Associated Press

Average ACT score: 22.1

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 49

Average SAT score: 1364

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 99

Total points: 1386.1

Delaware
Associated Press

Average ACT composite score: 22.9

Percent of graduated high school students who took the ACT: 15

Average SAT score: 1351

Percent of graduated high school students who took the SAT: 100

Total points: 1373.9