The Best Colleges for a 3.9 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.9 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 3.9 or A- 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 267 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.9. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.9 range.

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Displaying 267 target schools where your 3.9 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 35 reach schools and 1,256 safety schools you can consider.

Colleges you can get into with a 3.9 GPA and A- average
College Average GPA
N

Notre Dame, IN

3.91*
W

Saint Louis, MO

3.92*
O

Needham, MA

3.9 
G

Washington, DC

3.89*
C

Berkeley, CA

3.86 
C

Northfield, MN

3.9*
C

Pittsburgh, PA

3.69 
W

Wellesley, MA

3.86*
T

Medford, MA

3.91*
E

Atlanta, GA

3.8 
H

Haverford, PA

3.9*
C

Hamilton, NY

3.64 
G

Grinnell, IA

3.89*
M

Ann Arbor, MI

3.82 
H

Clinton, NY

3.87*
M

Middlebury, VT

3.89*
B

Chestnut Hill, MA

3.86*
W

Lexington, VA

3.87*
N

New York, NY

3.6 
V

Poughkeepsie, NY

3.8 
D

Davidson, NC

3.9 
S

Claremont, CA

4.13 
B

Waltham, MA

3.87 
G

Atlanta, GA

3.95 
N

Boston, MA

3.91*