Pacific Northwestern Colleges for a 28 on the ACT

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

With a 28 on the ACT, these Pacific Northwestern colleges are a good match for your score

Looking at the most recent published freshman class ACT scores for all Pacific Northwestern colleges, we've found 12 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.


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12 results

List of 28 ACT Colleges

Displaying 12 colleges where your 28 ACT score is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 36 target schools (good chance), 3 reach (harder) schools and 126 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA
University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

30 Average ACT

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance43%
University of Oregon
O
Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

25 Average ACT

#1 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 22,644enrollment
  • $16,080net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance89%
Oregon State University
O
Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

24 Average ACT

#2 Best Public Universities in Oregon

  • 30,986enrollment
  • $19,273net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance89%
Western Washington University
W
Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

25 Average ACT

#3 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 16,121enrollment
  • $17,728net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance94%
Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

27 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Washington

  • 7,291enrollment
  • $35,569net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance81%
University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

26 Average ACT

#2 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 4,280enrollment
  • $36,051net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance83%
Gonzaga University
G
Spokane, WA
Gonzaga University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

27 Average ACT

#3 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 7,563enrollment
  • $36,578net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance67%
Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

29 Average ACT

#3 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,396enrollment
  • $36,026net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance66%
Whitman College
W
Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

30 Average ACT

#1 Best Private Colleges in Washington

  • 1,475enrollment
  • $41,822net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance45%
Pacific Lutheran University
P
Tacoma, WA
Pacific Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

26 Average ACT

#2 Best Value Colleges in Washington

  • 3,207enrollment
  • $25,362net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance90%
University of Washington Bothell Campus
W
Bothell, WA
University of Washington Bothell Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

23 Average ACT

 

  • 5,970enrollment
  • $9,469net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1260SAT range
  • 19-28ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance84%
Whitworth University
W
Spokane, WA
Whitworth University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

25 Average ACT

#3 Best Value Colleges in Washington

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $26,249net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1290SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 28 ACT
Admission Chance94%