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The Best Colleges for a 28 on the ACT


What colleges can I get into with an ACT score of 28?

With a 28 on the ACT, these are the colleges you should have a chance to get into.

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all U.S. colleges and found 736 schools where a 28 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 and thus represent the better schools you may be able to get into and those which have historically accepted a 28.

Is a 28 on the ACT a good score? Yes, it's very good. It places you in the top 88th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT this year.

For comparison purposes, a 28 on the ACT converts to a 1310 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

College ACT 25th ACT 75th Chance with 28
Baylor University
28 ACT Average
Waco, Texas
26 31 Avg - 39%  Chance
University of Connecticut
28 ACT Average
Storrs, Connecticut
26 31 Avg - 48%  Chance
Emerson College
28 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg - 46%  Chance
Fordham University
29 ACT Average
Bronx, New York
27 31 Avg - 40%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg + 53%  Chance
Clemson University
29 ACT Average
Clemson, South Carolina
27 31 Avg - 40%  Chance
Texas Christian University
28 ACT Average
Fort Worth, Texas
25 30 Avg + 46%  Chance
Whitman College
30 ACT Average
Walla Walla, Washington
28 32 Reach 39%  Chance
Santa Clara University
30 ACT Average
Santa Clara, California
28 32 Reach 41%  Chance
St Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Canton, New York
26 30 Avg - 48%  Chance
Syracuse University
28 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 30 Avg + 52%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
28 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 30 Avg + 55%  Chance
Rhodes College
30 ACT Average
Memphis, Tennessee
27 32 Avg - 46%  Chance
University of Dallas
28 ACT Average
Irving, Texas
24 31 Avg + 51%  Chance
Southern Methodist University
30 ACT Average
Dallas, Texas
28 32 Reach 36%  Chance
Brigham Young University Provo
30 ACT Average
Provo, Utah
27 32 Avg - 47%  Chance
University of Wisconsin Madison
29 ACT Average
Madison, Wisconsin
27 31 Avg - 47%  Chance
Loyola Marymount University
28 ACT Average
Los Angeles, California
26 31 Avg - 52%  Chance
Wheaton College
28 ACT Average
Norton, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg - 48%  Chance
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
28 ACT Average
Minneapolis, Minnesota
26 31 Avg - 50%  Chance
Stony Brook University
28 ACT Average
Stony Brook, New York
26 31 Avg - 42%  Chance
Providence College
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
26 30 Avg - 52%  Chance
University of California Santa Cruz
28 ACT Average
Santa Cruz, California
26 31 Avg - 51%  Chance
University of San Diego
28 ACT Average
San Diego, California
26 30 Avg - 50%  Chance
Florida State University
28 ACT Average
Tallahassee, Florida
26 30 Avg - 49%  Chance
University of Georgia
28 ACT Average
Athens, Georgia
26 31 Avg - 54%  Chance
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
28 ACT Average
Raleigh, North Carolina
26 31 Avg - 51%  Chance
Southwestern University
26 ACT Average
Georgetown, Texas
23 29 Avg + 52%  Chance
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
29 ACT Average
Champaign, Illinois
26 32 Avg - 58%  Chance
St John's College
29 ACT Average
Annapolis, Maryland
26 32 Avg - 50%  Chance
Austin College
26 ACT Average
Sherman, Texas
23 29 Avg + 61%  Chance
The University of Alabama
28 ACT Average
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
23 32 Avg + 56%  Chance
San Diego State University
26 ACT Average
San Diego, California
23 28 Avg + 50%  Chance
Colorado School of Mines
30 ACT Average
Golden, Colorado
28 32 Reach 43%  Chance
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
30 ACT Average
Terre Haute, Indiana
27 32 Avg - 56%  Chance
Sarah Lawrence College
29 ACT Average
Bronxville, New York
27 31 Avg - 46%  Chance
The College of Wooster
27 ACT Average
Wooster, Ohio
24 30 Avg + 60%  Chance
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
30 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
27 32 Avg - 55%  Chance
Furman University
28 ACT Average
Greenville, South Carolina
26 31 Avg - 61%  Chance
Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Appleton, Wisconsin
25 32 Avg - 61%  Chance
University of Denver
28 ACT Average
Denver, Colorado
25 30 Avg + 63%  Chance
Illinois Wesleyan University
26 ACT Average
Bloomington, Illinois
24 29 Avg + 71%  Chance
Earlham College
28 ACT Average
Richmond, Indiana
25 30 Avg + 57%  Chance
State University of New York at New Paltz
26 ACT Average
New Paltz, New York
23 28 Avg + 60%  Chance
Yeshiva University
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 29 Avg + 71%  Chance
Chapman University
28 ACT Average
Orange, California
25 30 Avg + 62%  Chance
Purdue University Main Campus
28 ACT Average
West Lafayette, Indiana
25 31 Avg - 57%  Chance
Howard University
25 ACT Average
Washington, District Of Columbia
22 28 Avg + 54%  Chance
Illinois Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
Chicago, Illinois
25 31 Avg - 54%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
28 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
26 31 Avg - 58%  Chance