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 508 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 508 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 1,464 target schools (good chance), 936 reach (harder) schools and 714 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

16 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%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.38 Average GPA (estimated)

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,178net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance69%
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
  • $14,136net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance64%
San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.31 Average GPA

#12 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $14,471net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1260SAT range
  • 18-27ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance52%
The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL
The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#7 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,333enrollment
  • $31,278net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1250SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance34%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.2 Average GPA

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $15,166net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance62%
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
  • $18,002net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance66%
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
  • $11,621net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance52%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.29 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $12,322net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance63%
West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.36 Average GPA

#1 Best Value in West Virginia

  • 26,864enrollment
  • $12,743net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance74%
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
  • $3,255net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance43%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#3 Best Colleges in Idaho

  • 25,504enrollment
  • $13,237net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance62%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average GPA (estimated)

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance49%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average GPA (estimated)

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,873net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1430SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance49%
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA
California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.25 Average GPA

#22 Best Public Universities in California

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $10,271net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance76%
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#5 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $15,111net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance52%
Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.26 Average GPA

#11 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $16,681net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance85%
Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

3.05 Average GPA

#15 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $27,931net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance58%