Colleges for a 3.7 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.7 grade point average?

Is a 3.7 good?

Yes, a 3.7 is significantly above the the average U.S. high school GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates that you've received A's and a few B's in most of your classes. There are a large number of four-year colleges to choose from where a 3.7 is well within the typical GPA range of accepted students - and you will find yourself a very strong applicant. While a 3.7 is a bit low for very highly selective colleges, it gives you a strong chance at many of the more selective schools in the U.S.

What is a 3.7 GPA?

A 3.7 is equal to a 92% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 3.7 is an A- average.

3.7 GPA Colleges

Graduating with a high school GPA of 3.7 places you in the middle of the academic range at these popular colleges. CollegeSimply has analyzed the incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 528 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.7. Here are ten popular colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.7 range. Scroll down further to explore, search and filter the full list of colleges.

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CollegeAverage GPA
The University of Texas at Austin3.8
University of Michigan3.82
Florida State University3.88
Arizona State University3.42
University of Georgia3.86
Penn State Main Campus3.59
Virginia Tech3.95
New York University3.6
Michigan State University3.62
The University of Alabama3.6

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List of 3.7 GPA Colleges

Displaying 528 target colleges where your 3.7 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 42 reach (harder) schools and 948 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.8 Average GPA (estimated)

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $14,356net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance34%
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University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.82 Average GPA

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance18%
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

3.88 Average GPA

#22 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $16,450net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance28%
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 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance92%
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University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.86 Average GPA

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,934net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance40%
Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

3.59 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance62%
Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.95 Average GPA

#4 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,700net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance51%
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New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

3.6 Average GPA

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $36,256net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance24%
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.62 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,684net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance81%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

3.6 Average GPA

#1 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $19,993net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance65%
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University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.81 Average GPA

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 68,475enrollment
  • $15,341net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance37%
San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA
San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.6 Average GPA

#9 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance41%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

3.59 Average GPA

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance27%
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Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL
Auburn University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

3.74 Average GPA

#3 Best Colleges in Alabama

  • 30,440enrollment
  • $22,613net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance73%
Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.76 Average GPA (estimated)

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,042net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance48%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.92 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $13,944net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance20%
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Baylor University
B
Waco, TX
Baylor University

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

3.74 Average GPA (estimated)

#3 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 17,217enrollment
  • $37,745net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance37%
University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.84 Average GPA

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $15,910net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance44%