The Best 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 are the Midwestern colleges you have a chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Midwestern colleges, we've found 268 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
268 Results (0.11 seconds)

Displaying 268 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 33 reach schools and 94 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1120/1360
    • ACT Range 21/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 1,275
    • Tuition:$50,040
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 49%
    photo credit / license

    Beloit College

    • SAT Range 1120/1340
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.75
    • Students: 2,156
    • Tuition:$49,704
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    photo credit / license

    DePauw University

    • SAT Range 1080/1320
    • ACT Range 23/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 1,028
    • Tuition:$42,299
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    • SAT Range 1030/1270
    • ACT Range 22/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.68
    • Students: 808
    • Tuition:$34,400
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 46%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 39%
    photo credit / license

    William Jewell College

    • SAT Range 1050/1310
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 2,005
    • Tuition:$42,290
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    • SAT Range 1100/1330
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.67
    • Students: 882
    • Tuition:$43,650
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 55%
    • SAT Range 1080/1370
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.62
    • Students: 2,129
    • Tuition:$39,878
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
    • SAT Range 1090/1290
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.69
    • Students: 5,882
    • Tuition:$33,760
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 57%
    • SAT Range 1120/1340
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 3,639
    • Tuition:$49,310
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
    photo credit / license

    School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    • SAT Range 1080/1300
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.58
    • Students: 1,422
    • Tuition:$44,050
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%