South Carolina Colleges for a 3.9 GPA

What South Carolina colleges will likely accept a 3.9 grade point average?

A 3.9 is just shy of the highest possible GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale and indicates you've almost achieved straight A's throughout your high school career and are a great student. This puts you in a very strong position to for application and possible acceptance at the most elite and selective colleges in the U.S. Keep in mind that a great GPA isn't enough to get into the top colleges, you will need equally strong SAT and ACT scores to get into the reach colleges on this list.

A high school GPA of 3.9 or A- average likely places you in the middle of the academic range at these South Carolina schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of south-carolina schools and selected 11 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.9. This list is a starting point of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.9 range.

11 results found

Displaying 11 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 0 reach schools and 19 safety schools you can consider.

Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • $15,374tuition
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance31%
University of South Carolina Columbia
S
Columbia, SC
University of South Carolina Columbia

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 34,795enrollment
  • $20,271net price
  • $12,616tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.15Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance49%
College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 10,783enrollment
  • $19,790net price
  • $12,838tuition
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance81%
Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 2,947enrollment
  • $32,951net price
  • $49,532tuition
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance69%
Winthrop University
W
Rock Hill, SC
Winthrop University

Public 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 5,813enrollment
  • $16,970net price
  • $15,730tuition
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance71%
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC
Lander University

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $14,570net price
  • $11,700tuition
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance57%
Columbia College
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia College

Private 4 Year

96% acceptance rate

  • 1,276enrollment
  • $17,550net price
  • $19,500tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance97%
University of South Carolina Upstate
S
Spartanburg, SC
 
University of South Carolina Upstate

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 6,175enrollment
  • $14,730net price
  • $11,852tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance68%
Francis Marion University
F
Florence, SC
Francis Marion University

Public 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 3,940enrollment
  • $11,935net price
  • $11,976tuition
  • 810-1030SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance78%
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

33% acceptance rate

  • 1,048enrollment
  • $18,476net price
  • $23,690tuition
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance46%
Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,380enrollment
  • $19,245net price
  • $18,340tuition
  • 1040-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Your 3.9 GPA
Estimated Chance60%