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.

University of Colorado Boulder
C
Boulder, CO

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 36,681enrollment
  • $20,323net price
  • $12,532tuition
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance80%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX

Public 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,579net price
  • $10,280tuition
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance53%
Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX

Public 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 38,209enrollment
  • $15,820net price
  • $9,080tuition
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.49*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance71%
University of Houston
H
Houston, TX

Public 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 46,324enrollment
  • $15,664net price
  • $8,913tuition
  • 1130-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance60%
Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA

Public 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 34,316enrollment
  • $15,350net price
  • $9,112tuition
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance78%
San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $13,906net price
  • $7,796tuition
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance66%
Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA

Private 4 Year

36% acceptance rate

  • 7,961enrollment
  • $36,372net price
  • $53,932tuition
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance31%
California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA

Public 4 Year

31% acceptance rate

  • 37,466enrollment
  • $9,654net price
  • $6,798tuition
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance31%
The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL

Private 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 9,333enrollment
  • $29,880net price
  • $29,208tuition
  • 1090-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance61%
Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA

Private 4 Year

19% acceptance rate

  • 14,458enrollment
  • $26,867net price
  • $51,306tuition
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance10%
Colorado State University Fort Collins
C
Fort Collins, CO

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 33,478enrollment
  • $17,191net price
  • $11,707tuition
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance80%
Howard University
H
Washington, DC

Private 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 9,139enrollment
  • $21,061net price
  • $26,756tuition
  • 1140-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance30%
Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA

Private 4 Year

17% acceptance rate

  • 14,029enrollment
  • $29,817net price
  • $55,465tuition
  • 1450-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance12%
Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 39,740enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • $16,970tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance64%
University of Delaware
D
Newark, DE

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 24,120enrollment
  • $16,286net price
  • $13,680tuition
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance66%
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $35,306net price
  • $51,853tuition
  • 1180-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance44%
Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 29,772enrollment
  • $10,100net price
  • $4,831tuition
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance61%
George Mason University
G
Fairfax, VA

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 37,316enrollment
  • $18,629net price
  • $12,462tuition
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 3.5 GPA
Estimated Chance75%