The Best Colleges for a 2.2 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 2.2 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 2.2 or C average likely places you in the middle of the academic range at these schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 9 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 2.2. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 2.2 range.

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Displaying 9 target schools where your GPA 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 66 reach schools and 56 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 910/1140
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.36
    • Students: 1,294
    • Tuition:$30,520
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 43%
    • SAT Range 910/1110
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 2.4
    • Students: 1,320
    • Tuition:$39,434
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 75%
    • SAT Range 880/1060
    • ACT Range 17/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.23
    • Students: 694
    • Tuition:$26,116
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 40%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 38%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.2
    • Students: 1,197
    • Tuition:$29,290
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 49%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.27
    • Students: 1,662
    • Tuition:$31,384
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
    • SAT Range 760/940
    • ACT Range 13/17
    • Average HS GPA 2.37
    • Students: 767
    • Tuition:$17,890
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 53%
    • SAT Range 820/1000
    • ACT Range 15/19
    • Average HS GPA 2.44
    • Students: 1,778
    • Tuition:$8,090
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.36
    • Students: 1,411
    • Tuition:$16,480
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 43%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 14/17
    • Average HS GPA 2.5
    • Students: 885
    • Tuition:$11,196
    • Your 2.2 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 93%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 87%