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 463 schools. Schools are listed in order from low ACT score to highest.


463 results found

San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $13,551net price
  • $7,260tuition
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 28,036enrollment
  • $3,907net price
  • $6,749tuition
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 40,280enrollment
  • $8,562net price
  • $6,886tuition
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA

Public 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $9,841net price
  • $7,310tuition
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC

Public 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $16,224net price
  • $11,716tuition
  • 1030-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA

Public 4 Year

87% acceptance rate

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,213net price
  • $10,560tuition
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
Clark Atlanta University
C
Atlanta, GA

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $26,809net price
  • $22,186tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,508net price
  • $7,900tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA
Alabama State University
A
Montgomery, AL

Public 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 4,413enrollment
  • $12,327net price
  • $11,068tuition
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.89Avg GPA
North Carolina A & T State University
N
Greensboro, NC

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $11,049net price
  • $6,612tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 21,213enrollment
  • $11,742net price
  • $8,296tuition
  • 1000-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.25*Avg GPA
Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $13,205net price
  • $9,173tuition
  • 830-990SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
University of Nevada Las Vegas
N
Las Vegas, NV

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 30,457enrollment
  • $11,582net price
  • $7,985tuition
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
California State University Chico
C
Chico, CA

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 17,578enrollment
  • $14,185net price
  • $7,608tuition
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
University of West Georgia
W
Carrollton, GA
 

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 13,733enrollment
  • $14,351net price
  • $6,288tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
Kean University
K
Union, NJ

Public 4 Year

86% acceptance rate

  • 14,056enrollment
  • $16,839net price
  • $12,348tuition
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Virginia State University
V
Petersburg, VA

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 4,385enrollment
  • $16,247net price
  • $9,056tuition
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
Portland State University
P
Portland, OR

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 25,711enrollment
  • $13,573net price
  • $9,105tuition
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA