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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 722 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
The College of New Jersey
28 ACT Average
Ewing, New Jersey
25 30 Avg + 54%  Chance
Muhlenberg College
28 ACT Average
Allentown, Pennsylvania
26 30 Avg - 48%  Chance
Baylor University
28 ACT Average
Waco, Texas
26 30 Avg - 40%  Chance
Whitman College
30 ACT Average
Walla Walla, Washington
28 32 Reach 38%  Chance
Emerson College
28 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
25 30 Avg + 53%  Chance
Stony Brook University
28 ACT Average
Stony Brook, New York
26 31 Avg - 41%  Chance
Yeshiva University
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
23 30 Avg + 58%  Chance
Clemson University
28 ACT Average
Clemson, South Carolina
26 31 Avg - 51%  Chance
Southern Methodist University
30 ACT Average
Dallas, Texas
28 32 Reach 36%  Chance
University of Wisconsin Madison
29 ACT Average
Madison, Wisconsin
27 31 Avg - 46%  Chance
University of Denver
28 ACT Average
Denver, Colorado
26 31 Avg - 53%  Chance
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
30 ACT Average
New York, New York
28 32 Reach 44%  Chance
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
28 ACT Average
Raleigh, North Carolina
26 31 Avg - 48%  Chance
Ohio State University
29 ACT Average
Columbus, Ohio
27 31 Avg - 47%  Chance
Brigham Young University Provo
29 ACT Average
Provo, Utah
27 31 Avg - 44%  Chance
University of Georgia
28 ACT Average
Athens, Georgia
26 31 Avg - 54%  Chance
St John's College
30 ACT Average
Annapolis, Maryland
27 33 Avg - 44%  Chance
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
30 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
27 32 Avg - 50%  Chance
University of San Diego
28 ACT Average
San Diego, California
26 30 Avg - 51%  Chance
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
29 ACT Average
Champaign, Illinois
26 32 Avg - 56%  Chance
Illinois Wesleyan University
27 ACT Average
Bloomington, Illinois
25 29 Avg + 64%  Chance
Sarah Lawrence College
29 ACT Average
Bronxville, New York
27 31 Avg - 45%  Chance
Syracuse University
27 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
25 29 Avg + 59%  Chance
Rhodes College
29 ACT Average
Memphis, Tennessee
27 31 Avg - 47%  Chance
Southwestern University
26 ACT Average
Georgetown, Texas
23 28 Avg + 61%  Chance
Loyola Marymount University
28 ACT Average
Los Angeles, California
26 30 Avg - 54%  Chance
San Diego State University
26 ACT Average
San Diego, California
23 28 Avg + 50%  Chance
Andrews University
25 ACT Average
Berrien Springs, Michigan
21 29 Avg + 50%  Chance
Lewis & Clark College
29 ACT Average
Portland, Oregon
27 31 Avg - 48%  Chance
Penn State Main Campus
27 ACT Average
University Park, Pennsylvania
25 29 Avg + 62%  Chance
Austin College
26 ACT Average
Sherman, Texas
23 29 Avg + 62%  Chance
The University of Alabama
27 ACT Average
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
23 31 Avg + 56%  Chance
Chapman University
28 ACT Average
Orange, California
25 30 Avg + 59%  Chance
Howard University
25 ACT Average
Washington, District Of Columbia
22 28 Avg + 42%  Chance
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
30 ACT Average
Terre Haute, Indiana
27 32 Avg - 56%  Chance
Hobart William Smith Colleges
28 ACT Average
Geneva, New York
26 30 Avg - 58%  Chance
The College of Wooster
27 ACT Average
Wooster, Ohio
24 30 Avg + 62%  Chance
Providence College
26 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
23 28 Avg + 70%  Chance
Bryan College
24 ACT Average
Dayton, Tennessee
21 26 Good 68%  Chance
Purdue University Main Campus
28 ACT Average
West Lafayette, Indiana
25 31 Avg - 56%  Chance
University of California Santa Cruz
28 ACT Average
Santa Cruz, California
25 30 Avg + 63%  Chance
Coe College
25 ACT Average
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
22 28 Avg + 63%  Chance
Rochester Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
26 31 Avg - 55%  Chance
State University of New York at New Paltz
25 ACT Average
New Paltz, New York
23 27 Good 63%  Chance
Elon University
27 ACT Average
Elon, North Carolina
25 29 Avg + 66%  Chance
Lawrence University
28 ACT Average
Appleton, Wisconsin
26 31 Avg - 63%  Chance
Florida State University
27 ACT Average
Tallahassee, Florida
25 29 Avg + 64%  Chance
Illinois Institute of Technology
28 ACT Average
Chicago, Illinois
26 31 Avg - 57%  Chance
Miami University
28 ACT Average
Oxford, Ohio
26 31 Avg - 65%  Chance
Virginia Military Institute
26 ACT Average
Lexington, Virginia
23 28 Avg + 66%  Chance