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 155 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.

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List of 2.7 GPA Colleges

Displaying 155 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 264 target schools (good chance), 1,288 reach (harder) schools and 654 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Morgan State University
M
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.65 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,508net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance69%
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Alabama State University
A
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.89 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,413enrollment
  • $12,327net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance97%
North Carolina A & T State University
N
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

2.68 Average GPA

#15 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $11,049net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance62%
Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

2.96 Average GPA

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $13,205net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 830-990SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance42%
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Kean University
K
Union, NJ
Kean University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.0 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 14,056enrollment
  • $16,839net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance75%
Virginia State University
V
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.8 Average GPA

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,385enrollment
  • $16,247net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance89%
Savannah State University
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

2.74 Average GPA

#6 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 4,077enrollment
  • $10,098net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1380SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance27%
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Albany State University
A
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.94 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,371enrollment
  • $10,809net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 750-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance84%
Barry University
B
Miami, FL
Barry University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.92 Average GPA

#15 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $21,547net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance86%
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
J
New York, NY
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

2.72 Average GPA

#26 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 15,394enrollment
  • $4,891net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 980-1140SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance40%
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
S
Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.86 Average GPA

#7 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 12,817enrollment
  • $16,431net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance64%
Georgia Gwinnett College
G
Lawrenceville, GA
 
Georgia Gwinnett College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

2.7 Average GPA

 

  • 12,508enrollment
  • $12,348net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Alabama A & M University
A
Normal, AL
Alabama A & M University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.88 Average GPA (estimated)

#13 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 6,106enrollment
  • $15,812net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 850-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance85%
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Lynn University
L
Boca Raton, FL
 
Lynn University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

2.8 Average GPA

#13 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,093enrollment
  • $38,986net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 20-23ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance65%
Norfolk State University
N
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.92 Average GPA

#14 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $14,429net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance84%
Fort Valley State University
F
Fort Valley, GA
Fort Valley State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

2.97 Average GPA (estimated)

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $12,620net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 830-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance45%
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South Carolina State University
S
Orangeburg, SC
South Carolina State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

2.9 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 3,022enrollment
  • $21,112net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 860-1010SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance41%
Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY
Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

3.0 Average GPA

#41 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,926enrollment
  • $27,000net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 2.7 GPA
Admission Chance78%