The Best Colleges for a 3.5 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.5 grade point average?

A GPA of 3.5 or B+ average places you in the middle of the academic range at these schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported high school grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 570 where students have a good possibility of getting in with a 3.5. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to explore further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.5 range.

 What do these ratings mean?

College Avg GPA Chance
Iowa Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
Morningside College 3.38 Good  Chance
Central College 3.61 Avg -  Chance
Clarke University 3.52 Avg -  Chance
Wartburg College 3.47 Avg +  Chance
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary 3.39 Good  Chance
Mount Mercy University 3.4 Good  Chance
Buena Vista University 3.4 Good  Chance
Loras College 3.42 Avg +  Chance
Kansas Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
University of Kansas 3.5 Avg +  Chance
Newman University 3.55 Avg -  Chance
Sterling College 3.3 Good  Chance
Baker University 3.47 Avg +  Chance
Wichita State University 3.47 Avg +  Chance
Pittsburg State University 3.3 Good  Chance
Emporia State University 3.31 Good  Chance
Southwestern College 3.44 Avg +  Chance
Bethel College North Newton 3.37 Good  Chance
Kansas State University 3.47 Avg +  Chance
Washburn University 3.4 Good  Chance
Kentucky Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
Asbury University 3.66 Avg -  Chance
Georgetown College 3.33 Good  Chance
University of Louisville 3.53 Avg -  Chance
Bellarmine University 3.51 Avg -  Chance
University of Kentucky 3.46 Avg +  Chance
Murray State University 3.39 Good  Chance
University of the Cumberlands 3.3 Good  Chance
Morehead State University 3.35 Good  Chance
Thomas More College 3.3 Good  Chance
Transylvania University 3.7 Avg -  Chance
Louisiana Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
Centenary College of Louisiana 3.53 Avg -  Chance
Tulane University of Louisiana 3.5 Avg -  Chance
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 3.45 Avg +  Chance
Xavier University of Louisiana 3.37 Good  Chance
Louisiana Tech University 3.43 Avg +  Chance
McNeese State University 3.36 Good  Chance
Loyola University New Orleans 3.54 Avg -  Chance
Our Lady of the Lake College 3.32 Good  Chance
University of Louisiana Monroe 3.35 Good  Chance
Maine Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
College of the Atlantic 3.56 Avg -  Chance
Maryland Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
Maryland Institute College of Art 3.45 Avg +  Chance
Mount St Mary's University 3.42 Avg +  Chance
McDaniel College 3.5 Avg +  Chance
Towson University 3.61 Avg -  Chance
Notre Dame of Maryland University 3.68 Avg -  Chance
Hood College 3.52 Avg -  Chance
Loyola University Maryland 3.45 Avg +  Chance
Washington College 3.53 Avg -  Chance
Massachusetts Colleges for a 3.5 GPA GPA Chance
Babson College 3.6 Avg -  Chance
Boston University 3.59 Avg -  Chance
Emerson College 3.6 Avg -  Chance