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The Best Southern Colleges for a 28 on the ACT


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

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

CollegeSimply analyzed the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Southern colleges and found 221 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
Davidson College
30 ACT Average
Davidson, North Carolina
28 33 Reach 14%  Chance
University of Virginia Main Campus
31 ACT Average
Charlottesville, Virginia
29 33 Reach 16%  Chance
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
30 ACT Average
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
28 33 Reach 19%  Chance
College of William and Mary
30 ACT Average
Williamsburg, Virginia
28 33 Reach 28%  Chance
University of Richmond
30 ACT Average
University of Richmond, Virginia
29 32 Reach 19%  Chance
The University of Texas at Austin
29 ACT Average
Austin, Texas
26 32 Avg - 36%  Chance
University of Miami
30 ACT Average
Coral Gables, Florida
28 32 Reach 26%  Chance
University of Maryland College Park
31 ACT Average
College Park, Maryland
29 33 Reach 29%  Chance
University of Tulsa
30 ACT Average
Tulsa, Oklahoma
26 33 Avg - 34%  Chance
Trinity University
29 ACT Average
San Antonio, Texas
27 31 Avg - 35%  Chance
University of Florida
29 ACT Average
Gainesville, Florida
27 31 Avg - 40%  Chance
Texas Christian University
28 ACT Average
Fort Worth, Texas
25 30 Avg + 43%  Chance
Baylor University
28 ACT Average
Waco, Texas
26 30 Avg - 40%  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
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
28 ACT Average
Raleigh, North Carolina
26 31 Avg - 48%  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
Rhodes College
29 ACT Average
Memphis, Tennessee
27 31 Avg - 47%  Chance
Southwestern University
26 ACT Average
Georgetown, Texas
23 28 Avg + 61%  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
Bryan College
24 ACT Average
Dayton, Tennessee
21 26 Good 68%  Chance
Elon University
27 ACT Average
Elon, North Carolina
25 29 Avg + 66%  Chance
Florida State University
27 ACT Average
Tallahassee, Florida
25 29 Avg + 64%  Chance
Virginia Military Institute
26 ACT Average
Lexington, Virginia
23 28 Avg + 66%  Chance
Birmingham Southern College
26 ACT Average
Birmingham, Alabama
23 28 Avg + 64%  Chance
University of Central Florida
26 ACT Average
Orlando, Florida
24 28 Avg + 63%  Chance
Florida Southern College
26 ACT Average
Lakeland, Florida
24 29 Avg + 57%  Chance
Maryland Institute College of Art
25 ACT Average
Baltimore, Maryland
22 28 Avg + 69%  Chance
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
26 ACT Average
Socorro, New Mexico
23 29 Avg + 30%  Chance
Spring Hill College
24 ACT Average
Mobile, Alabama
22 27 Good 65%  Chance
Texas A & M University College Station
27 ACT Average
College Station, Texas
24 30 Avg + 71%  Chance
Columbia International University
23 ACT Average
Columbia, South Carolina
20 26 Good 58%  Chance
Liberty University
24 ACT Average
Lynchburg, Virginia
21 28 Avg + 37%  Chance
University of South Florida Main Campus
26 ACT Average
Tampa, Florida
24 28 Avg + 60%  Chance
University of Maryland Baltimore County
26 ACT Average
Baltimore, Maryland
24 29 Avg + 67%  Chance
Millsaps College
26 ACT Average
Jackson, Mississippi
23 28 Avg + 73%  Chance
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
25 ACT Average
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
22 28 Avg + 67%  Chance
Presbyterian College
24 ACT Average
Clinton, South Carolina
21 28 Avg + 73%  Chance
LeTourneau University
25 ACT Average
Longview, Texas
22 28 Avg + 57%  Chance
University of Delaware
26 ACT Average
Newark, Delaware
22 29 Avg + 79%  Chance
The University of Tampa
24 ACT Average
Tampa, Florida
22 27 Good 68%  Chance
Centre College
28 ACT Average
Danville, Kentucky
26 31 Avg - 74%  Chance
Mississippi State University
24 ACT Average
Mississippi State, Mississippi
21 28 Avg + 70%  Chance
University of South Carolina Columbia
28 ACT Average
Columbia, South Carolina
25 30 Avg + 72%  Chance
Wofford College
26 ACT Average
Spartanburg, South Carolina
24 29 Avg + 78%  Chance
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
23 ACT Average
Memphis, Tennessee
19 27 Good 70%  Chance
Union University
26 ACT Average
Jackson, Tennessee
23 30 Avg + 70%  Chance
Abilene Christian University
24 ACT Average
Abilene, Texas
21 27 Good 68%  Chance