Colleges for a 2.2 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 2.2 grade point average?

Is a 2.2 good?

The averge GPA for high school graduates in the U.S. is 3.0 so a 2.2 is really far behind. It's considered a passing grade, but isn't competitive for four year colleges. High school freshman and sophomores still have time to pull their GPA up from a 2.2 to a 3.0 but it will take a lot of hard work earning mostly A's and some B's. If you graduate high school with a 2.2 GPA you can consider the safety colleges below that have open admissions to all students or look at starting out at your local two year community college.

What is a 2.2 GPA?

A 2.2 is equal to a 77% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 2.2 is a C average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 2.2 places you within of the academic range at these colleges. CollegeSimply has analyzed the incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 13 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 2.2. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 2.2 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.

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List of 2.2 GPA Colleges

Displaying 13 colleges where your 2.2 GPA 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 18 target schools (good chance), 132 reach (harder) schools and 650 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University Ann Arbor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.2 Average GPA

#16 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,197enrollment
  • $25,137net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance49%
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Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.4 Average GPA

#28 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance75%
Shaw University
S
Raleigh, NC
Shaw University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.36 Average GPA

 

  • 1,411enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance43%
Saint Augustines College
S
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.37 Average GPA

 

  • 767enrollment
  • $26,096net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 760-940SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance53%
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Kentucky State University
K
Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.44 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 1,778enrollment
  • $9,561net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance59%
Catawba College
C
Salisbury, NC
Catawba College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.36 Average GPA

#9 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,294enrollment
  • $19,172net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance43%
Benedict College
B
Columbia, SC
 
Benedict College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 2,165enrollment
  • $19,340net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
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Webber International University
W
Babson Park, FL
 
Webber International University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

2.23 Average GPA

 

  • 694enrollment
  • $24,614net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 880-1060SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance38%
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
C
Cheyney, PA
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 466enrollment
  • $14,485net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Fisher College
F
Boston, MA
Fisher College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.27 Average GPA

 

  • 1,662enrollment
  • $25,229net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance63%
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Le Moyne Owen College
L
Memphis, TN
 
Le Moyne Owen College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 885enrollment
  • $7,950net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Admission Chance87%
Harris Stowe State University
H
Saint Louis, MO
Harris Stowe State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.49 Average GPA

 

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $6,788net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
Calumet College of Saint Joseph
C
Whiting, IN
 
Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 773enrollment
  • $11,965net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.2 GPA
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