Colleges for a 2.7 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 2.7 grade point average?

Is a 2.7 good?

A 2.7 is below the average U.S. high school GPA of 3.0 and further behind of the average GPA for college-bound seniors of approximately 3.15. There are some four-year colleges that accept a 2.7 however the list is more limited. If you are still a freshman or sophomore, you have a few semesters to earn some A's and B's to bring your GPA over 3.0. This will open more doors for you and allow you to apply to a wider range of more selective colleges. If you are a junior or senior, you still have the opportunity to score well on the SAT or ACT to bring up your chances for admission.

What is a 2.7 GPA?

A 2.7 is equal to a 82% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 2.7 is a C+ average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 2.7 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 33 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 2.7. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 2.7 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


33 results nationwide

List of 2.7 GPA Colleges

Displaying 33 colleges where your 2.7 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 188 target schools (good chance), 986 reach (harder) schools and 726 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.85 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,020enrollment
  • $18,332net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance94%
Savannah State University
S
HBCU
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

2.77 Average GPA

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,488enrollment
  • $9,611net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 845-980SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance42%
Albany State University
A
HBCU
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.77 Average GPA

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,509enrollment
  • $13,678net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 740-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance70%
Pace University New York
P
New York, NY
Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

#32 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 12,835enrollment
  • $32,886net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance89%
Georgia Gwinnett College
G
Lawrenceville, GA
Georgia Gwinnett College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

2.88 Average GPA

 

  • 11,627enrollment
  • $12,344net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance93%
CUNY Queens College
Q
Flushing, NY
CUNY Queens College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.0 Average GPA

#14 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $5,594net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance36%
Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.89 Average GPA

 

  • 1,180enrollment
  • $32,455net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance61%
Alabama A & M University
A
HBCU
Normal, AL
Alabama A & M University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.88 Average Estimated GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 5,977enrollment
  • $15,373net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance85%
Norfolk State University
N
HBCU
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.9 Average GPA

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,457enrollment
  • $15,657net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance86%
Fort Valley State University
F
HBCU
Fort Valley, GA
Fort Valley State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.87 Average GPA

 

  • 3,079enrollment
  • $12,916net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance63%
Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY
Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

3.0 Average GPA

#37 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,590enrollment
  • $29,103net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance75%
Central State University
C
HBCU
Wilberforce, OH
Central State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.8 Average GPA

 

  • 4,021enrollment
  • $10,260net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance52%
Bowie State University
B
HBCU
Bowie, MD
Bowie State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

2.53 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 6,250enrollment
  • $14,322net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 850-1020SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance86%
Shaw University
S
HBCU
Raleigh, NC
Shaw University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.6 Average GPA

 

  • 1,283enrollment
  • $17,785net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance76%
Saint Augustines College
S
HBCU
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.5 Average GPA

#17 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,110enrollment
  • $18,662net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 780-940SAT range
  • 12-16ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance76%
Kentucky State University
K
HBCU
Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.87 Average GPA

#7 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 2,290enrollment
  • $7,254net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 860-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance78%
Clayton  State University
C
Morrow, GA
Clayton State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.0 Average GPA

 

  • 7,052enrollment
  • $11,620net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance52%
Huston Tillotson University
H
HBCU
Austin, TX
Huston Tillotson University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

2.9 Average GPA

 

  • 1,058enrollment
  • $14,375net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 800-980SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance44%