The Best Colleges for a 3.8 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.8 grade point average?

A GPA of 3.8 or A- 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 236 where students have a good possibility of getting in with a 3.8. 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 3.8 range.

 What do these ratings mean?

College Avg GPA Chance
Alabama Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
The University of Alabama 3.6 Good  Chance
Samford University 3.68 Good  Chance
Auburn University 3.74 Avg +  Chance
University of Alabama at Huntsville 3.64 Good  Chance
University of Alabama at Birmingham 3.62 Good  Chance
Arkansas Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
University of Arkansas 3.62 Good  Chance
Hendrix College 3.94 Avg -  Chance
John Brown University 3.72 Avg +  Chance
Lyon College 3.6 Good  Chance
California Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
Stanford University 4.18 Avg -  Chance
University of California Berkeley 3.86 Avg -  Chance
University of California Los Angeles 4.29 Avg -  Chance
University of Southern California 3.73 Avg +  Chance
Scripps College 4.13 Avg -  Chance
University of California Irvine 3.92 Avg -  Chance
University of California Santa Barbara 3.96 Avg -  Chance
Soka University of America 3.86 Avg -  Chance
University of California Davis 3.99 Avg -  Chance
Occidental College 3.6 Good  Chance
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 3.87 Avg -  Chance
Santa Clara University 3.66 Good  Chance
Loyola Marymount University 3.72 Avg +  Chance
University of San Diego 3.88 Avg -  Chance
San Diego State University 3.6 Good  Chance
Chapman University 3.68 Good  Chance
University of California Riverside 3.6 Good  Chance
University of San Francisco 3.61 Good  Chance
Thomas Aquinas College 3.78 Avg +  Chance
Azusa Pacific University 3.64 Good  Chance
The Master's College and Seminary 3.63 Good  Chance
Point Loma Nazarene University 3.78 Avg +  Chance
University of Redlands 3.6 Good  Chance
University of La Verne 3.78 Avg +  Chance
Westmont College 3.8 Avg +  Chance
California Lutheran University 3.65 Good  Chance
Saint Marys College of California 3.61 Good  Chance
Mills College 3.64 Good  Chance
Pitzer College 3.85 Avg -  Chance
Colorado Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
Colorado School of Mines 3.8 Avg -  Chance
University of Denver 3.67 Good  Chance
United States Air Force Academy 3.88 Avg -  Chance
Colorado State University Fort Collins 3.61 Good  Chance
Connecticut Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
United States Coast Guard Academy 3.79 Avg +  Chance
Wesleyan University 3.73 Avg +  Chance
Florida Colleges for a 3.8 GPA GPA Chance
University of Miami 4.2 Avg -  Chance
University of Florida 4.1 Avg -  Chance
Florida State University 3.88 Avg -  Chance
University of Central Florida 3.81 Avg -  Chance
Florida Southern College 3.62 Good  Chance
University of South Florida Main Campus 3.86 Avg -  Chance