Pacific Northwestern Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Pacific Northwestern colleges, we've found 30 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.

30 results found

List of 23 ACT Colleges

Displaying 30 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 60 target schools (good chance), 8 reach (harder) schools and 36 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

23 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $17,885net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance77%
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University of Oregon
O
Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 22,644enrollment
  • $15,100net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance77%
Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

25 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 30,986enrollment
  • $19,205net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance75%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 25,504enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance81%
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Portland State University
P
Portland, OR
Portland State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

21 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 25,711enrollment
  • $13,573net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance92%
Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 16,121enrollment
  • $16,117net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance84%
Brigham Young University Idaho
B
Rexburg, ID
Brigham Young University Idaho

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

23 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Idaho

  • 42,341enrollment
  • $7,727net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance97%
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University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 4,280enrollment
  • $33,327net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance66%
University of Idaho
I
Moscow, ID
University of Idaho

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 11,841enrollment
  • $14,997net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance77%
Central Washington University
C
Ellensburg, WA
Central Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

20 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 12,342enrollment
  • $14,124net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance85%
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Seattle Pacific University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#7 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 3,688enrollment
  • $31,078net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance90%
Eastern Washington University
E
Cheney, WA
Eastern Washington University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

20 Average ACT

#5 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 12,633enrollment
  • $11,393net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 870-1080SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance74%
Southern Oregon University
S
Ashland, OR
Southern Oregon University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

22 Average ACT

#4 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 6,278enrollment
  • $9,924net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance79%
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University of Washington Tacoma Campus
W
Tacoma, WA
University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

19 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 5,354enrollment
  • $8,674net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance92%
Pacific University
P
Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

24 Average ACT

#5 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,938enrollment
  • $29,503net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance83%
Pacific Lutheran University
P
Tacoma, WA
Pacific Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

24 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 3,207enrollment
  • $24,567net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance78%
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Concordia University Portland
C
Portland, OR
 
Concordia University Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

20 Average ACT

#6 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 5,342enrollment
  • $21,837net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance74%
Northwest University
N
Kirkland, WA
Northwest University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

#8 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,321enrollment
  • $22,547net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 23 ACT
Admission Chance95%