Colleges for a 2.3 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 2.3 grade point average?

Is a 2.3 good?

The averge GPA for high school graduates in the U.S. is 3.0 so a 2.3 is quite short of that. High school freshman and sophomores still have time to pull their GPA up from a 2.3 to a 3.0 which is much better for applying to colleges. If you graduate high school with a 2.3, you have very few traditional four-year college choices. You will find more options if you also consider safety colleges below that have open admissions to all students regardless of GPA.

What is a 2.3 GPA?

A 2.3 is equal to a 78% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 2.3 is a C+ average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 2.3 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 5 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 2.3. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 2.3 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.

Best ranked colleges for a 2.3 GPA
CollegeAverage GPA
Catawba College2.36
Concordia University Ann Arbor2.2
Dean College2.4
Kentucky State University2.44
Benedict College2.5

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List of 2.3 GPA Colleges

Displaying 5 colleges where your 2.3 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 22 target schools (good chance), 208 reach (harder) schools and 650 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
C
Cheyney, PA
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 466enrollment
  • $8,433net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University Ann Arbor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.2 Average GPA

#13 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,197enrollment
  • $25,779net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance55%
Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.4 Average GPA

#26 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $32,077net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 910-1105SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance64%
Shaw University
S
Raleigh, NC
Shaw University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.36 Average GPA

 

  • 1,411enrollment
  • $18,846net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance60%
Saint Augustines College
S
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.37 Average GPA

 

  • 767enrollment
  • $17,898net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 770-910SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance70%
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
  • $7,363net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 890-1060SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance75%
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
  • $18,205net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance46%
Benedict College
B
Columbia, SC
 
Benedict College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

#14 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,165enrollment
  • $13,581net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 820-1030SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance68%
Webber International University
W
Babson Park, FL
 
Webber International University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

2.23 Average GPA

 

  • 694enrollment
  • $25,486net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance46%
American International College
A
Springfield, MA
 
American International College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.57 Average GPA

 

  • 3,152enrollment
  • $21,218net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance50%
Fisher College
F
Boston, MA
Fisher College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.27 Average GPA

 

  • 1,662enrollment
  • $23,981net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance70%
Le Moyne Owen College
L
Memphis, TN
 
Le Moyne Owen College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 885enrollment
  • $7,531net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 735-915SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Admission Chance71%
Harris Stowe State University
H
Saint Louis, MO
Harris Stowe State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.49 Average GPA

 

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $10,551net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Calumet College of Saint Joseph
C
Whiting, IN
 
Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

 

  • 773enrollment
  • $11,716net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA
Morris College
M
Sumter, SC
 
Morris College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

2.55 Average GPA

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $15,823net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.3 GPA