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.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 3.7 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 463 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.7. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.7 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 3.7 GPA Colleges

Displaying 463 colleges where your 3.7 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 1,044 target schools (good chance), 94 reach (harder) schools and 1,928 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)

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $15,502net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance27%
University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.82 Average GPA

#20 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $17,357net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT 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

#3 Best Colleges in Florida

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $12,568net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance27%
University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

3.73 Average GPA

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance10%
Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.42 Average GPA

#1 Best Value in Arizona

  • 51,585enrollment
  • $14,081net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1360SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance92%
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.86 Average GPA

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,961net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance36%
Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

3.59 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $24,724net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1310SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance80%
Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.95 Average GPA

#3 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,449net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance56%
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
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance19%
Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

3.94 Average GPA (estimated)

#3 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,606enrollment
  • $24,386net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance5%
Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

3.76 Average GPA

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $25,855net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance8%
Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

3.87 Average GPA

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,374enrollment
  • $18,712net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance4%
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.62 Average GPA

#2 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,579net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance75%
Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

3.74 Average GPA

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $28,999net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance10%
The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

3.6 Average GPA

#2 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 38,390enrollment
  • $20,623net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1340SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance86%
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
  • $11,617net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance38%
San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA
San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.6 Average GPA

#10 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $14,499net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance39%
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

3.59 Average GPA

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
Your 3.7 GPA
Admission Chance23%