Mid Atlantic Colleges for a 28 on the ACT

What Mid Atlantic colleges can I apply to with an ACT score of 28?

With a 28 on the ACT, these are the Mid Atlantic colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Mid Atlantic colleges, we've found 65 schools where submitting a 28 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 28 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 28 a good ACT score?

Yes, a score of 28 is very good. It places you in the top 88th percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a significantly above above average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test. If a 28 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 28 ACT score?

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.

65 results found

Displaying 65 target colleges where your 28 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 14 reach (harder) schools and 141 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • $18,454tuition
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance61%
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $35,306net price
  • $51,853tuition
  • 1180-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance55%
Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $14,330net price
  • $9,625tuition
  • 1230-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance42%
SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 17,768enrollment
  • $16,775net price
  • $9,853tuition
  • 1310-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance28%
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 28,673enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • $19,080tuition
  • 1270-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance48%
SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 17,944enrollment
  • $16,100net price
  • $10,011tuition
  • 1100-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance72%
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 16,515enrollment
  • $38,503net price
  • $52,687tuition
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance33%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • $14,974tuition
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance60%
Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • $53,244tuition
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance81%
University at Buffalo
U
Buffalo, NY
University at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 31,503enrollment
  • $16,120net price
  • $10,099tuition
  • 1160-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance66%
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

33% acceptance rate

  • 3,668enrollment
  • $37,817net price
  • $56,092tuition
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance22%
St John's University New York
S
Queens, NY
St John's University New York

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 21,635enrollment
  • $25,981net price
  • $41,760tuition
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance79%
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • $53,630tuition
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance25%
Hofstra University
H
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 10,871enrollment
  • $32,566net price
  • $45,700tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance67%
Seton Hall University
S
South Orange, NJ
Seton Hall University

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 10,162enrollment
  • $28,700net price
  • $42,170tuition
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.6*Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance80%
University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,392net price
  • $44,532tuition
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance84%
The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 7,686enrollment
  • $22,894net price
  • $16,551tuition
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance55%
Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 16,463enrollment
  • $31,376net price
  • $42,345tuition
  • 1200-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Estimated Chance61%