New England Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges, we've found 42 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.

42 results found

List of 23 ACT Colleges

Displaying 42 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 84 target schools (good chance), 24 reach (harder) schools and 50 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Quinnipiac University
Q
Hamden, CT
Quinnipiac University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

25 Average ACT

#4 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 10,207enrollment
  • $38,665net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1260SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance63%
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University of Rhode Island
R
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

24 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 17,777enrollment
  • $18,739net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance65%
Bridgewater State University
B
Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#10 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 10,990enrollment
  • $16,667net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance91%
Salem State University
S
Salem, MA
Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,338enrollment
  • $16,970net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 980-1140SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance85%
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University of Maine
M
Orono, ME
University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 11,404enrollment
  • $17,564net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance90%
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
N
Durham, NH
University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in New Hampshire

  • 15,298enrollment
  • $22,888net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.55*Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance70%
Framingham State University
F
Framingham, MA
Framingham State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

20 Average ACT

#9 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $19,312net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance84%
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Central Connecticut State University
C
New Britain, CT
Central Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

21 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 11,822enrollment
  • $15,860net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance76%
University of New Haven
N
West Haven, CT
 
University of New Haven

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,867enrollment
  • $33,665net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance84%
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M
North Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,513enrollment
  • $18,184net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance80%
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Westfield State University
W
Westfield, MA
Westfield State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#6 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 6,100enrollment
  • $15,967net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance88%
Suffolk University
S
Boston, MA
Suffolk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#25 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $31,722net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance85%
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT
Southern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

21 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $15,234net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance73%
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University of Hartford
H
West Hartford, CT
University of Hartford

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,770enrollment
  • $30,789net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.45*Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance63%
University of Connecticut Stamford
C
Stamford, CT
University of Connecticut Stamford

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 1,977enrollment
  • $7,235net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Wentworth Institute of Technology
W
Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

24 Average ACT

#22 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,516enrollment
  • $37,656net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance72%
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Fitchburg State University
F
Fitchburg, MA
Fitchburg State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#8 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 7,199enrollment
  • $14,649net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance89%
Springfield College
S
Springfield, MA
Springfield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#17 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,139enrollment
  • $28,453net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance58%