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%
    • 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%
    • 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%