California Colleges Ranked by Lowest GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

Below is a list of the 86 colleges in California with the lowest average high school GPA for incoming freshmen. California State University Dominguez Hills tops the list with an average reported GPA of 3.0. 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 California Colleges Ranked by Lowest GPA
College Average GPA
C

Carson, CA

3.0 
S

El Cajon, CA

3.07*
L

San Dimas, CA

3.07*
S

San Francisco, CA

3.09 
C

Hayward, CA

3.1 
S

Los Angeles, CA

3.1 
W

Burbank, CA

3.11 
V

Costa Mesa, CA

3.13 
O

Los Angeles, CA

3.15 
C

San Bernardino, CA

3.17 
C

Los Angeles, CA

3.18 
C

Northridge, CA

3.18 
C

San Marcos, CA

3.18 
C

Oakland, CA

3.2 
C

Bakersfield, CA

3.2 
H

Oakland, CA

3.2 
M

Atherton, CA

3.2 
N

Belmont, CA

3.2 
S

San Francisco, CA

3.2 
S

Rohnert Park, CA

3.2