The Best Eastern Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

What Eastern colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 23?

With a 23 on the ACT, these are the Eastern colleges you have a chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Eastern colleges, we've found 158 schools where a 23 ACT places you within or slightly outside the middle fifty percent of admitted students. The colleges are ranked by their position on our best colleges ranking. They represent the better schools you have a competitive chance of getting into and those which have historically accepted a 23 ACT score. Keep in mind, an ACT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 23 on the ACT a good score?

Yes, with score of 23 you're in about the top third. It places you in the top 68th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT entrance exam this year. The score indicates you've done an above above average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.

For comparison purposes, a 23 on the ACT converts to a 1140 on the SAT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

Read More...

Filter Your Results







-1 +1
158 Results (0.12 seconds)

Displaying 158 target schools where your ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 39 reach schools and 83 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1140/1400
    • ACT Range 22/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 6,479
    • Tuition:$43,500
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    photo credit / license

    Yeshiva University

    • SAT Range 1050/1300
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 537
    • Tuition:$24,834
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 22%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 32%
    photo credit / license

    New York School of Interior Design

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 2,220
    • Tuition:$8,874
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 48%
    photo credit / license

    SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

    • SAT Range 1090/1270
    • ACT Range 22/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.26*
    • Students: 397
    • Tuition:$41,424
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 43%
    photo credit / license

    Moore College of Art and Design

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 2,231
    • Tuition:$25,000
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    • SAT Range 1140/1320
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.65*
    • Students: 1,435
    • Tuition:$52,050
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 62%
    • SAT Range 1100/1260
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 17,944
    • Tuition:$10,011
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 47%
    photo credit / license

    SUNY at Albany

    • SAT Range 1050/1280
    • ACT Range 22/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.56
    • Students: 1,955
    • Tuition:$37,400
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 75%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 1090/1260
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 10,207
    • Tuition:$47,960
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
    photo credit / license

    Quinnipiac University

    • SAT Range 1080/1270
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.42
    • Students: 3,356
    • Tuition:$34,625
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%