Colleges for a Low ACT Score

Getting into college with a low ACT score.

College admission test taking is stressful. Not everyone rocks their ACT test. A low score doesn't mean you can't get into college. We've prepared a list of all selective admission, four year colleges which are likely to accept students who scored in the lower fifty percentile on the ACT. Based on school admission history, an applicant with a lower than average ACT has a good chance to get into these 462 schools. Schools are listed in order from low ACT score to highest.

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    • SAT Range 1050/1300
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 537
    • Tuition:$24,834
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 22%
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    New York School of Interior Design

    • SAT Range 1000/1210
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.42
    • Students: 2,406
    • Tuition:$41,350
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • SAT Range 950/1170
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.28
    • Students: 567
    • Tuition:$25,390
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • SAT Range 1170/1320
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.27*
    • Students: 3,419
    • Tuition:$38,800
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • SAT Range 930/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.24*
    • Students: 1,255
    • Tuition:$36,358
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • SAT Range 1040/1220
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.48
    • Students: 40,280
    • Tuition:$6,886
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 43%
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    California State University Fullerton

    • SAT Range 1020/1190
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.23*
    • Students: 13,451
    • Tuition:$14,409
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
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    Rutgers University Newark

    • SAT Range 1010/1200
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.44
    • Students: 1,142
    • Tuition:$40,315
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • SAT Range 870/1100
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 770
    • Tuition:$32,766
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 42%
    • SAT Range 970/1180
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.72
    • Students: 3,598
    • Tuition:$32,000
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 48%
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    Gardner Webb University

    • SAT Range 1030/1190
    • ACT Range 17/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.44
    • Students: 3,256
    • Tuition:$32,947
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • SAT Range 770/1230
    • ACT Range 15/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.07*
    • Students: 691
    • Tuition:$9,580
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 24%
    • SAT Range 950/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.35
    • Students: 1,062
    • Tuition:$30,060
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • SAT Range 1000/1190
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.21
    • Students: 17,578
    • Tuition:$7,608
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
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    California State University Chico

    • SAT Range 780/1160
    • ACT Range 13/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.34
    • Students: 683
    • Tuition:$26,648
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
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    St. Andrews University

    • SAT Range 920/1150
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.38
    • Students: 1,132
    • Tuition:$27,130
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 48%
    • SAT Range 920/1150
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.37
    • Students: 444
    • Tuition:$28,540
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 44%
    • SAT Range 950/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.13
    • Students: 2,169
    • Tuition:$33,720
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 40%
    • SAT Range 940/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 1,048
    • Tuition:$23,690
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 33%
    • SAT Range 950/1130
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.59
    • Students: 2,990
    • Tuition:$33,434
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • SAT Range 920/1140
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 1,846
    • Tuition:$34,004
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • SAT Range 910/1110
    • ACT Range 16/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.15
    • Students: 1,419
    • Tuition:$24,000
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • SAT Range 910/1140
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.36
    • Students: 1,294
    • Tuition:$30,520
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
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    Catawba College

    • SAT Range 1020/1180
    • ACT Range 20/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.34
    • Students: 1,029
    • Tuition:$30,500
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 48%
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    LaGrange College

    • SAT Range 1030/1200
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 3,615
    • Tuition:$36,242
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 73%