The Best Colleges for a 2.5 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 2.5 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 2.5 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 44 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 2.5. 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 2.5 range.

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Displaying 44 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 293 reach schools and 325 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1220/1380
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 2.74
    • Students: 4,077
    • Tuition:$5,743
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 29%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 19%
    • SAT Range 910/1140
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.36
    • Students: 1,294
    • Tuition:$30,520
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 60%
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    Catawba College

    • SAT Range 860/1200
    • ACT Range 20/22
    • Average HS GPA 2.76
    • Students: 90
    • Tuition:$11,560
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 33%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 21%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.73
    • Students: 1,934
    • Tuition:$28,050
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 50%
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    Robert Morris University Illinois

    • SAT Range 990/1180
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 2.7
    • Students: 701
    • Tuition:$37,080
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 62%
    • SAT Range 810/1050
    • ACT Range 15/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.8
    • Students: 1,456
    • Tuition:$32,060
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 41%
    • SAT Range 990/1170
    • ACT Range 20/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.8
    • Students: 3,093
    • Tuition:$38,210
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 54%
    • SAT Range 790/1020
    • ACT Range 16/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.76*
    • Students: 98
    • Tuition:$17,314
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 24%
    • 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 2.5 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 86%
    • SAT Range 920/1090
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 2.73
    • Students: 548
    • Tuition:$27,710
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Your 2.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 42%