United States Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

Below is a list of the 1665 colleges in the United States with the highest average high school GPA for incoming freshmen. California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo tops the list with an average reported GPA of 4.0. Note that not all colleges report GPA for their incoming class. Those with asterisk(*) denote a predicted GPA by the CollegeSimply AI algorithm.

GPA Data is reported by participating colleges to Wintergreen Orchard House and is reproduced under license.

List of United States Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA
School Average GPA
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

3.89 
Converse College

Spartanburg, SC

3.89 
Francis Marion University

Florence, SC

3.89 
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.89 
Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT

3.89 
Middlebury College

Estimated GPA

Middlebury, VT

3.89*
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL

3.88 
University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

3.88 
Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, NJ

3.88 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

3.88 
University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI

3.88 
University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

3.87 
Taylor University

Upland, IN

3.87 
Spalding University

Louisville, KY

3.87 
Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA

3.87 
Simmons University

Boston, MA

3.87 
Hamilton College

Estimated GPA

Clinton, NY

3.87*
Villanova University

Villanova, PA

3.87