Colleges for a 3.1 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.1 grade point average?

Is a 3.1 good?

A 3.1 is slightly higher than the average U.S. high school student's GPA of 3.0 and about equal to the average GPA for incoming college students. It indicates that you've done good work and received solid B's in high school. You will face a challenge being accepted at the more selective colleges in the U.S. but are many popular colleges recruiting students with a 3.1. If you score well on the SAT and ACT tests, can expand your search beyond the colleges on this list.

What is a 3.1 GPA?

A 3.1 is equal to a 86% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 3.1 is a B average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 3.1 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 785 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.1. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.1 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.

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List of 3.1 GPA Colleges

Displaying 785 colleges where your 3.1 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 1,478 target schools (good chance), 938 reach (harder) schools and 716 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

13 reviews

3.22 Average GPA

 

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,451net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance55%
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Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.38 Average GPA (estimated)

#6 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,579net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance31%
Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.34 Average GPA

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 34,316enrollment
  • $15,350net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance58%
San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.31 Average GPA

#13 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $13,906net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance43%
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The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL
The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#7 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,333enrollment
  • $29,880net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance38%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.2 Average GPA

#19 Best Public Universities in California

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $13,551net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance67%
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,478enrollment
  • $17,885net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance68%
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Florida Gulf Coast University
F
Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.37 Average GPA

#10 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 15,031enrollment
  • $13,456net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance50%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.29 Average GPA

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $11,884net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance67%
West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.36 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 26,864enrollment
  • $11,486net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance71%
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California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.18 Average GPA

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 28,036enrollment
  • $3,907net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance37%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 25,504enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance68%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.3 Average GPA (estimated)

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance48%
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Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.3 Average GPA (estimated)

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance48%
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA
California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.25 Average GPA

#20 Best Public Universities in California

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $9,841net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance56%
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#6 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $16,224net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance54%
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Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.26 Average GPA

#10 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,213net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance82%
Clark Atlanta University
C
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

3.05 Average GPA

#16 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $26,809net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance55%