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The Best Eastern Colleges for a 28 on the ACT


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

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

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Eastern colleges and found 175 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
Babson College
30 ACT Average
Wellesley, Massachusetts
27 32 Avg - 20%  Chance
Boston University
30 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
29 32 Reach 14%  Chance
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
28 34 Reach 8%  Chance
New York University
31 ACT Average
New York, New York
29 33 Reach 15%  Chance
Brandeis University
31 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
29 33 Reach 19%  Chance
University of Rochester
31 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
29 33 Reach 19%  Chance
Bryn Mawr College
31 ACT Average
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
29 33 Reach 22%  Chance
Lehigh University
30 ACT Average
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
29 32 Reach 14%  Chance
Trinity College
30 ACT Average
Hartford, Connecticut
28 32 Reach 23%  Chance
Skidmore College
29 ACT Average
Saratoga Springs, New York
27 31 Avg - 20%  Chance
United States Military Academy
26 ACT Average
West Point, New York
23 28 Avg + 17%  Chance
Bucknell University
30 ACT Average
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
28 31 Reach 24%  Chance
Lafayette College
30 ACT Average
Easton, Pennsylvania
28 31 Reach 24%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
25 31 Avg - 32%  Chance
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
30 ACT Average
Troy, New York
28 32 Reach 31%  Chance
Stevens Institute of Technology
31 ACT Average
Hoboken, New Jersey
29 33 Reach 26%  Chance
Bentley University
29 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
27 31 Avg - 38%  Chance
Mount Holyoke College
31 ACT Average
South Hadley, Massachusetts
29 33 Reach 32%  Chance
New York School of Interior Design
24 ACT Average
New York, New York
18 29 Avg + 44%  Chance
SUNY at Binghamton
30 ACT Average
Vestal, New York
28 31 Reach 32%  Chance
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
30 ACT Average
New York, New York
29 32 Reach 36%  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
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
Wheaton College
28 ACT Average
Norton, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg - 48%  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
Sarah Lawrence College
29 ACT Average
Bronxville, New York
27 31 Avg - 46%  Chance
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
30 ACT Average
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
27 32 Avg - 55%  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
University of Massachusetts Amherst
28 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
26 31 Avg - 58%  Chance
Rochester Institute of Technology
29 ACT Average
Rochester, New York
26 32 Avg - 53%  Chance
Hobart William Smith Colleges
28 ACT Average
Geneva, New York
25 30 Avg + 69%  Chance
University at Buffalo
26 ACT Average
Buffalo, New York
24 28 Avg + 69%  Chance
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
26 ACT Average
Syracuse, New York
24 28 Avg + 65%  Chance
Simmons College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Avg + 70%  Chance
Pratt Institute Main
26 ACT Average
Brooklyn, New York
24 29 Avg + 67%  Chance
The King's College
26 ACT Average
New York, New York
24 29 Avg + 52%  Chance
Allegheny College
26 ACT Average
Meadville, Pennsylvania
23 29 Avg + 75%  Chance
University of the Sciences
26 ACT Average
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
24 29 Avg + 71%  Chance
University of Vermont
28 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
25 30 Avg + 72%  Chance
Clarkson University
26 ACT Average
Potsdam, New York
24 29 Avg + 75%  Chance
SUNY at Geneseo
26 ACT Average
Geneseo, New York
24 29 Avg + 80%  Chance
New Jersey Institute of Technology
27 ACT Average
Newark, New Jersey
24 30 Avg + 65%  Chance
SUNY at Albany
24 ACT Average
Albany, New York
22 26 Good 77%  Chance