The Best Southern Colleges for a 28 on the ACT

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

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

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Southern colleges, we've found 149 schools where a 28 ACT 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. They represent the better schools you have a competitive chance of getting into and those which have historically accepted a 28 ACT score. 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 on the ACT a good score?

Yes, a score of 28 is very good. It places you in the top 88th percentile nationally out of the 2 million students taking the ACT entrance exam this year. 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.

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.

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Displaying 149 target schools where your 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 schools and 405 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1280/1440
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 4.1
    • Students: 52,218
    • Tuition:$6,381
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 34%
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    University of Florida

    • SAT Range 1230/1480
    • ACT Range 27/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.8*
    • Students: 51,832
    • Tuition:$10,610
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 31%
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    The University of Texas at Austin

    • SAT Range 1260/1430
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 2,637
    • Tuition:$42,976
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 34%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 29%
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    Trinity University

    • SAT Range 1240/1410
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.86
    • Students: 38,652
    • Tuition:$11,830
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 44%
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    University of Georgia

    • SAT Range 1220/1400
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 4.18
    • Students: 24,951
    • Tuition:$15,374
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 47%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%
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    Clemson University

    • SAT Range 1240/1410
    • ACT Range 28/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.78
    • Students: 2,036
    • Tuition:$47,890
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 45%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 36%
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    Rhodes College

    • SAT Range 1200/1350
    • ACT Range 26/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.88
    • Students: 41,005
    • Tuition:$5,656
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 37%
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    Florida State University

    • SAT Range 1190/1370
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.74*
    • Students: 17,217
    • Tuition:$45,542
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 39%
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    Baylor University

    • SAT Range 1180/1410
    • ACT Range 25/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 4,365
    • Tuition:$41,509
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 41%
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    University of Tulsa

    • SAT Range 1250/1390
    • ACT Range 27/31
    • Average HS GPA 4.37
    • Students: 35,479
    • Tuition:$9,101
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 28 ACT  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 47%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 40%
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    North Carolina State University at Raleigh