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The Best Colleges for a 2.8 GPA


What colleges will likely accept a 2.8 grade point average?

A GPA of 2.8 or B- average places you in the middle of the academic range at these schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported high school grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 131 where students have a good possibility of getting in with a 2.8. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to explore further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 2.8 range.

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College Avg GPA Chance
Alabama Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Alabama State University 2.89 Avg -
Southeastern Bible College 2.98 Avg -
Arkansas Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
University of Arkansas at Monticello 2.71 Avg +
California Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
California State University Dominguez Hills 3.0 Avg -
Colorado Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Metropolitan State College of Denver 2.96 Avg -
Colorado Mesa University 3.0 Avg -
Naropa University 2.9 Avg -
Connecticut Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Central Connecticut State University 2.98 Avg -
Southern Connecticut State University 2.88 Avg -
University of Bridgeport 2.98 Avg -
Albertus Magnus College 2.8 Avg -
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts 2.97 Avg -
Mitchell College 2.68 Good
Paier College of Art Inc 2.75 Avg +
Western Connecticut State University 2.97 Avg -
Delaware Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Delaware State University 2.94 Avg -
Wesley College 2.7 Avg +
Goldey Beacom College 2.95 Avg -
Florida Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Barry University 2.92 Avg -
Bethune Cookman University 2.89 Avg -
Lynn University 2.8 Avg -
Beacon College 2.9 Avg -
Georgia Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Life University 2.98 Avg -
Paine College 2.95 Avg -
Macon State College 2.99 Avg -
Savannah State University 2.74 Avg +
Albany State University 2.94 Avg -
Clayton State University 3.0 Avg -
Georgia Gwinnett College 2.7 Avg +
Illinois Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2.86 Avg -
MacMurray College 2.73 Avg +
Northeastern Illinois University 2.87 Avg -
Kendall College 2.8 Avg -
Robert Morris University Illinois 2.73 Avg +
Indiana Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Purdue University North Central Campus 2.93 Avg -
Indiana Institute of Technology 2.93 Avg -
Indiana University Northwest 2.82 Avg -
Iowa Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Iowa Wesleyan College 2.99 Avg -
University of Dubuque 3.0 Avg -
Waldorf College 3.0 Avg -
Kentucky Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Saint Catharine College 2.88 Avg -
Louisiana Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Dillard University 3.0 Avg -
Grambling State University 2.9 Avg -
Maine Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
University of Maine at Farmington 2.98 Avg -
Maryland Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
University of Maryland Eastern Shore 2.9 Avg -
Morgan State University 2.65 Good
University of Baltimore 2.91 Avg -
Massachusetts Colleges for a 2.8 GPA GPA Chance
Wentworth Institute of Technology 2.99 Avg -
Eastern Nazarene College 3.0 Avg -
Lasell College 2.83 Avg -