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The Best New England Colleges for a 28 on the ACT


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

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

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all New England colleges and found 47 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
Brandeis University
31 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
29 33 Reach 19%  Chance
Trinity College
30 ACT Average
Hartford, Connecticut
28 32 Reach 23%  Chance
Rhode Island School of Design
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
25 31 Avg - 32%  Chance
Bentley University
29 ACT Average
Waltham, Massachusetts
27 31 Avg - 38%  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
Wheaton College
28 ACT Average
Norton, Massachusetts
26 30 Avg - 48%  Chance
Providence College
28 ACT Average
Providence, Rhode Island
26 30 Avg - 52%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
28 ACT Average
Amherst, Massachusetts
26 31 Avg - 58%  Chance
University of Vermont
28 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
25 30 Avg + 72%  Chance
United States Coast Guard Academy
28 ACT Average
New London, Connecticut
26 31 Avg - 15%  Chance
Springfield College
26 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
25 28 Avg + 83%  Chance
Emmanuel College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Avg + 81%  Chance
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
26 ACT Average
Durham, New Hampshire
23 28 Avg + 86%  Chance
Saint Anselm College
26 ACT Average
Manchester, New Hampshire
24 28 Avg + 84%  Chance
Quinnipiac University
25 ACT Average
Hamden, Connecticut
23 27 Good 86%  Chance
Champlain College
26 ACT Average
Burlington, Vermont
23 29 Avg + 81%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Lowell
26 ACT Average
Lowell, Massachusetts
24 29 Avg + 77%  Chance
University of Rhode Island
24 ACT Average
Kingston, Rhode Island
22 27 Good 85%  Chance
Gordon College
26 ACT Average
Wenham, Massachusetts
22 29 Avg + 93%  Chance
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
25 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
22 28 Avg + 90%  Chance
Western New England University
24 ACT Average
Springfield, Massachusetts
21 27 Good 90%  Chance
Lesley University
24 ACT Average
Cambridge, Massachusetts
20 27 Good 85%  Chance
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
23 ACT Average
North Adams, Massachusetts
19 27 Good 87%  Chance
University of Hartford
24 ACT Average
West Hartford, Connecticut
21 27 Good 90%  Chance
Wentworth Institute of Technology
25 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
22 28 Avg + 95%  Chance
University of Maine
24 ACT Average
Orono, Maine
22 27 Good 96%  Chance
University of New England
24 ACT Average
Biddeford, Maine
21 26 Good 92%  Chance
University of New Haven
24 ACT Average
West Haven, Connecticut
21 27 Good 94%  Chance
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
23 ACT Average
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
21 25 Good 95%  Chance
College of Our Lady of the Elms
21 ACT Average
Chicopee, Massachusetts
17 25 Good 90%  Chance
Suffolk University
24 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
21 26 Good 94%  Chance
Dean College
22 ACT Average
Franklin, Massachusetts
18 25 Good 95%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Boston
24 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
21 26 Good 90%  Chance
University of Connecticut Stamford
22 ACT Average
Stamford, Connecticut
20 25 Good 94%  Chance
Becker College
23 ACT Average
Worcester, Massachusetts
20 26 Good 84%  Chance
Westfield State University
22 ACT Average
Westfield, Massachusetts
20 25 Good 95%  Chance
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
22 ACT Average
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
19 26 Good 93%  Chance
Salem State University
22 ACT Average
Salem, Massachusetts
19 25 Good 93%  Chance
University of Connecticut Tri Campus
23 ACT Average
Waterbury, Connecticut
21 25 Good 99%  Chance
University of Southern Maine
22 ACT Average
Portland, Maine
19 25 Good 93%  Chance
Johnson State College
22 ACT Average
Johnson, Vermont
20 25 Good 96%  Chance
Bay Path College
22 ACT Average
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
20 25 Good 100%  Chance
Mount Holyoke College
31 ACT Average
South Hadley, Massachusetts
29 33 Reach 100%  Chance
Simmons College
26 ACT Average
Boston, Massachusetts
24 29 Avg + 100%  Chance