The Best Colleges for a 3.0 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.0 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 3.0 or B 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 583 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.0. 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 3.0 range.

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Displaying 583 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 568 reach schools and 72 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1160/1350
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29*
    • Students: 7,686
    • Tuition:$16,551
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 34%
    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.3*
    • Students: 50,254
    • Tuition:$14,974
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 43%
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    Rutgers University New Brunswick

    • SAT Range 1170/1360
    • ACT Range 26/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.29
    • Students: 2,340
    • Tuition:$52,595
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 45%
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    Muhlenberg College

    • SAT Range 1160/1330
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 31,503
    • Tuition:$10,099
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 44%
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    University at Buffalo

    • SAT Range 1090/1270
    • ACT Range 22/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.26*
    • Students: 397
    • Tuition:$41,424
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 37%
    • SAT Range 1090/1250
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 9,333
    • Tuition:$29,208
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 32%
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    The University of Tampa

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.22
    • Students: 2,024
    • Tuition:$41,200
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
    • SAT Range 1000/1180
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.26*
    • Students: 997
    • Tuition:$13,478
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 40%
    • SAT Range 1050/1240
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.27
    • Students: 6,174
    • Tuition:$14,374
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 47%
    • SAT Range 960/1190
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.16
    • Students: 1,485
    • Tuition:$44,110
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 3.0 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 42%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 33%