The Best Washington Colleges for a 23 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Washington colleges, we've found 12 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 12 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 4 reach schools and 12 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1080/1280
    • ACT Range 22/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.42
    • Students: 16,121
    • Tuition:$8,126
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 88%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 84%
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    Western Washington University

    • SAT Range 1090/1290
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.74
    • Students: 2,776
    • Tuition:$43,640
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 90%
    • SAT Range 1070/1270
    • ACT Range 20/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 3,207
    • Tuition:$42,436
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 78%
    • SAT Range 920/1210
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 1,854
    • Tuition:$28,035
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%
    • SAT Range 1030/1240
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.55
    • Students: 3,688
    • Tuition:$42,939
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 90%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 90%
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    Seattle Pacific University

    • SAT Range 1020/1210
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 31,478
    • Tuition:$11,584
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 77%
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    Washington State University

    • SAT Range 960/1160
    • ACT Range 17/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 12,342
    • Tuition:$8,072
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 78%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 85%
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    Central Washington University

    • SAT Range 1030/1220
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.46
    • Students: 1,321
    • Tuition:$31,540
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 95%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 95%
    • SAT Range 870/1080
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.24
    • Students: 12,633
    • Tuition:$7,323
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  High
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 74%
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    Eastern Washington University

    • SAT Range 1020/1220
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.45
    • Students: 1,607
    • Tuition:$37,356
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 23 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 96%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 97%