Colleges for a 3.2 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.2 grade point average?

Is a 3.2 good?

A 3.2 is higher than the average U.S. high school student 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 mostly B's in high school. You likely face some challenge getting into the more selective colleges in the U.S. but are many popular colleges that will accept students with a 3.2. If you can score well on the SAT and ACT, can expand your search beyond the colleges on this list.

What is a 3.2 GPA?

A 3.2 is equal to a 87% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 3.2 is a B average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 3.2 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 444 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.2. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.2 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 3.2 GPA Colleges

Displaying 444 colleges where your 3.2 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 1,480 target schools (good chance), 980 reach (harder) schools and 818 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC
East Carolina University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.33 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 28,798enrollment
  • $15,403net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance84%
University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.43 Average GPA

#1 Best Value in Arizona

  • 45,601enrollment
  • $15,620net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1350SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance77%
Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

18 reviews

3.33 Average Estimated GPA

 

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,451net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance55%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.38 Average Estimated GPA

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 37,812enrollment
  • $13,750net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance79%
Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.48 Average GPA

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 36,360enrollment
  • $17,750net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance70%
The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL
The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

3.5 Average GPA

#9 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,605enrollment
  • $33,020net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1230SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance39%
Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.48 Average GPA

 

  • 37,236enrollment
  • $23,254net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance56%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.31 Average GPA

#17 Best Public Universities in California

  • 27,349enrollment
  • $14,757net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance80%
Washington State University
W
Pullman, WA
Washington State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.5 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Washington

  • 31,159enrollment
  • $17,931net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance66%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 33,518enrollment
  • $12,614net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance63%
SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#9 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,688enrollment
  • $17,486net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance51%
University of North Texas
N
Denton, TX
University of North Texas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.46 Average Estimated GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 40,953enrollment
  • $13,781net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance74%
West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.45 Average GPA

#1 Best Value in West Virginia

  • 26,269enrollment
  • $13,087net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance74%
California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.32 Average GPA

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,745enrollment
  • $3,859net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance70%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.37 Average Estimated GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 24,069enrollment
  • $14,190net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance69%
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
N
Charlotte, NC
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.49 Average GPA

#6 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 30,146enrollment
  • $16,029net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance67%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average Estimated GPA

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance62%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average Estimated GPA

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance62%