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The Best Colleges for a 4.0 GPA


What colleges will likely accept a 4.0 grade point average?

A GPA of 4.0 or A average places you in the middle of the academic range at these schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported high school grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 72 where students have a good possibility of getting in with a 4.0. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to explore further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 4.0 range.

 What do these ratings mean?

College Avg GPA Chance
Arkansas Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Hendrix College 3.94 Avg +  Chance
California Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Stanford University 4.18 Avg -  Chance
University of California Berkeley 3.86 Good  Chance
University of California Los Angeles 4.29 Avg -  Chance
University of California Santa Barbara 3.96 Avg +  Chance
Soka University of America 3.86 Good  Chance
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 3.87 Good  Chance
University of California Davis 3.99 Avg +  Chance
University of California Irvine 3.92 Avg +  Chance
University of San Diego 3.88 Good  Chance
Westmont College 3.8 Good  Chance
Pitzer College 3.85 Good  Chance
Scripps College 4.13 Avg -  Chance
Colorado Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Colorado School of Mines 3.8 Good  Chance
United States Air Force Academy 3.88 Good  Chance
Florida Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
University of Miami 4.2 Avg -  Chance
University of Florida 4.1 Avg -  Chance
Florida State University 3.88 Good  Chance
University of Central Florida 3.81 Good  Chance
University of South Florida Main Campus 3.86 Good  Chance
New College of Florida 3.92 Avg +  Chance
Florida International University 3.84 Good  Chance
Stetson University 3.86 Good  Chance
Georgia Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Emory University 3.8 Good  Chance
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus 3.95 Avg +  Chance
University of Georgia 3.86 Good  Chance
Illinois Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
University of Chicago 4.0 Good  Chance
Illinois Institute of Technology 3.92 Avg +  Chance
Indiana Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology 3.96 Avg +  Chance
Maryland Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
University of Maryland College Park 4.11 Avg -  Chance
Massachusetts Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Harvard University 4.04 Avg -  Chance
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 3.9 Good  Chance
Brandeis University 3.87 Good  Chance
Smith College 3.92 Avg +  Chance
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 3.9 Good  Chance
Michigan Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
University of Michigan Ann Arbor 3.82 Good  Chance
New Jersey Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Princeton University 3.87 Good  Chance
New York Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Vassar College 3.8 Good  Chance
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 3.81 Good  Chance
Stony Brook University 3.8 Good  Chance
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 3.8 Good  Chance
Barnard College 3.84 Good  Chance
University of Rochester 3.8 Good  Chance
North Carolina Colleges for a 4.0 GPA GPA Chance
Davidson College 3.9 Good  Chance
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 4.6 Avg -  Chance
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 4.37 Avg -  Chance
Elon University 3.99 Avg +  Chance
Appalachian State University 4.05 Avg -  Chance
University of North Carolina at Wilmington 4.06 Avg -  Chance
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 3.82 Good  Chance