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 921 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 921 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 1,752 target schools (good chance), 716 reach (harder) schools and 760 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.42 Average GPA

#2 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 51,585enrollment
  • $12,947net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance77%
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University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.46 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 29,182enrollment
  • $19,361net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance89%
University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.46 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in Hawaii

  • 17,710enrollment
  • $15,479net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance74%
University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.42 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in Arizona

  • 44,097enrollment
  • $15,758net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance76%
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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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance61%
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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance36%
Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.49 Average GPA (estimated)

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,209enrollment
  • $15,820net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance55%
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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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance64%
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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance49%
California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA
California State University Long Beach

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.5 Average GPA

#11 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,466enrollment
  • $9,654net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance18%
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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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance43%
Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.41 Average GPA

 

  • 39,740enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance47%
University of Delaware
D
Newark, DE
University of Delaware

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.5 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in Delaware

  • 24,120enrollment
  • $16,286net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance49%
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Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.46 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 29,772enrollment
  • $10,100net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance44%
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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance72%
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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance73%
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Savannah College of Art and Design
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

3.46 Average GPA

#10 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 14,086enrollment
  • $41,738net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
Your 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance56%
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 3.2 GPA
Admission Chance55%