Colleges for a 3.5 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.5 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 3.5 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 909 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.5. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.5 range.


909 results found

Displaying 909 target schools where your 3.5 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 102 reach schools and 572 safety schools you can consider.

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • $10,610tuition
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance24%
Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ

Public 4 Year

85% acceptance rate

  • 51,585enrollment
  • $12,947net price
  • $10,822tuition
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance87%
Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • $18,454tuition
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance51%
New York University
N
New York, NY

Private 4 Year

20% acceptance rate

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $36,256net price
  • $51,828tuition
  • 1310-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance17%
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,684net price
  • $14,460tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance73%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $19,993net price
  • $10,780tuition
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance53%
San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

Public 4 Year

35% acceptance rate

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • $7,488tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance30%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • $53,948tuition
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance19%
Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 30,440enrollment
  • $22,613net price
  • $11,276tuition
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance63%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • $10,726tuition
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance37%
Baylor University
B
Waco, TX

Private 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 17,217enrollment
  • $37,745net price
  • $45,542tuition
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance27%
University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 47,400enrollment
  • $9,443net price
  • $11,207tuition
  • 1220-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance35%
University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 29,182enrollment
  • $19,361net price
  • $12,245tuition
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance95%
Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 44,474enrollment
  • $12,117net price
  • $9,992tuition
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance46%
Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 68,679enrollment
  • $19,554net price
  • $11,870tuition
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance58%
East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 28,718enrollment
  • $13,327net price
  • $7,188tuition
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance79%
University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 17,710enrollment
  • $15,479net price
  • $11,970tuition
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance85%
University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 44,097enrollment
  • $15,758net price
  • $12,467tuition
  • 1070-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance86%