The Best Massachusetts Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Massachusetts colleges, we've found 20 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.

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Displaying 20 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 6 reach schools and 10 safety schools you can consider.

    • 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 1050/1240
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 3,139
    • Tuition:$37,444
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 58%
    • SAT Range 1080/1280
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 2.99
    • Students: 4,516
    • Tuition:$33,950
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 72%
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    Wentworth Institute of Technology

    • SAT Range 940/1290
    • ACT Range 22/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.02
    • Students: 4,838
    • Tuition:$27,975
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 70%
    • SAT Range 1030/1230
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.52*
    • Students: 7,064
    • Tuition:$33,620
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 93%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 90%
    • SAT Range 1060/1250
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.32
    • Students: 3,780
    • Tuition:$36,804
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 85%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 82%
    • SAT Range 990/1230
    • ACT Range 19/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.1
    • Students: 1,452
    • Tuition:$10,559
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 74%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 77%
    • SAT Range 1050/1200
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.15
    • Students: 1,802
    • Tuition:$9,728
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 89%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 89%
    • SAT Range 920/1190
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.0
    • Students: 848
    • Tuition:$25,598
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 75%
    • SAT Range 970/1170
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 1,531
    • Tuition:$35,788
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 79%
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    College of Our Lady of the Elms