Midwestern Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

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

With a 23 on the ACT, these Midwestern colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 256 schools where submitting a 23 with your college application places you around the middle ACT score range of admitted students' average ACT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 23 ACT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. 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 a good ACT 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 test takers of the ACT entrance exam. 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. If a 23 isn't strong enough to get into your dream school, consider taking a test prep course to see if you can raise your score.

What is the SAT equivalent to a 23 ACT score?

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.

256 results found

List of 23 ACT Colleges

Displaying 256 colleges where your 23 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 268 target schools (good chance), 33 reach (harder) schools and 94 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

26 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,684net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance68%
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Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $13,949net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance88%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

24 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $11,884net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance73%
Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

24 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 24,677enrollment
  • $16,175net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance80%
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University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,656enrollment
  • $14,845net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance76%
Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

23 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,635enrollment
  • $19,227net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance89%
Wayne State University
W
Detroit, MI
Wayne State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

24 Average ACT

#12 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 27,025enrollment
  • $13,287net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance67%
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Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

23 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $14,675net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance69%
Indiana State University
I
Terre Haute, IN
Indiana State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

19 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 13,044enrollment
  • $11,443net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance94%
University of Minnesota Duluth
M
Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota Duluth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 11,024enrollment
  • $16,381net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance74%
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University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

26 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 9,460enrollment
  • $9,692net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance69%
Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $30,190net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance67%
Oakland University
O
Rochester Hills, MI
Oakland University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#11 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 19,309enrollment
  • $13,123net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance82%
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Western Michigan University
W
Kalamazoo, MI
Western Michigan University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

23 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 22,562enrollment
  • $15,219net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance81%
Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 17,169enrollment
  • $19,379net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance58%
Ohio University Main Campus
O
Athens, OH
Ohio University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

23 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 28,480enrollment
  • $21,607net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance78%
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
S
Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 12,817enrollment
  • $16,431net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 2.86Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance72%
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
W
Milwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

 

  • 27,012enrollment
  • $14,445net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance77%