The Best Colleges in America with High Acceptance Rates

Top Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges.


455 results nationwide

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
A
Albany, NY
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,118enrollment
  • $30,891net price
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,990enrollment
  • $43,606net price
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Portland
P
Portland, OR
University of Portland

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,999enrollment
  • $37,317net price
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Seattle University
S
Seattle, WA
Seattle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Colleges in Washington

  • 7,050enrollment
  • $36,843net price
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 23,589enrollment
  • $39,463net price
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,908enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 10

St Mary's College of Maryland
S
St. Mary's City, MD
St Mary's College of Maryland

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 1,508enrollment
  • $20,237net price
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Simmons University
S
Boston, MA
Simmons University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 6,263enrollment
  • $29,021net price
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Saint Joseph's University
S
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Joseph's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $35,780net price
  • 1100-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Samford University
S
Birmingham, AL
Samford University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

84% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

  • 5,729enrollment
  • $31,322net price
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Lewis & Clark College
L
Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Colleges in Oregon

  • 3,157enrollment
  • $37,478net price
  • 1198-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Wheaton College
W
Norton, MA
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,670enrollment
  • $28,518net price
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.48Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Saint Anselm College
S
Manchester, NH
Saint Anselm College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Colleges in New Hampshire

  • 2,019enrollment
  • $33,292net price
  • 1140-1300SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Public Universities in Indiana

  • 43,064enrollment
  • $13,191net price
  • 1120-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Saint Marys College of California
S
Moraga, CA
Saint Marys College of California

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,439enrollment
  • $40,401net price
  • 1070-1253SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Linfield University
L
McMinnville, OR
Linfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Value in Oregon

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $28,517net price
  • 1050-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

New York Institute of Technology
N
Old Westbury, NY
New York Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#20 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 6,851enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Butler University
B
Indianapolis, IN
Butler University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#4 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 5,544enrollment
  • $42,627net price
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA