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

Stevenson University
S
Stevenson, MD

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 3,615enrollment
  • $27,904net price
  • $36,242tuition
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
T
Corpus Christi, TX

Public 4 Year

87% acceptance rate

  • 11,929enrollment
  • $12,948net price
  • $9,085tuition
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Elizabeth City State University
E
Elizabeth City, NC

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,677enrollment
  • $2,304net price
  • $3,194tuition
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
W
Oshkosh, WI

Public 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 16,410enrollment
  • $13,092net price
  • $7,621tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
California State University San Bernardino
C
San Bernardino, CA

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 20,238enrollment
  • $8,704net price
  • $6,922tuition
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Curry College
C
Milton, MA

Private 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 2,580enrollment
  • $30,565net price
  • $40,070tuition
  • 940-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.72Avg GPA
Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 

Private 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,848net price
  • $24,260tuition
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $14,570net price
  • $11,700tuition
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Johnson C Smith University
J
Charlotte, NC

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,087net price
  • $18,236tuition
  • 810-980SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
St. Andrews University
S
Laurinburg, NC

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 683enrollment
  • $26,108net price
  • $26,648tuition
  • 780-1160SAT range
  • 13-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Menlo College
M
Atherton, CA
 

Private 4 Year

45% acceptance rate

  • 775enrollment
  • $29,845net price
  • $42,800tuition
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $15,234net price
  • $10,954tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI

Public 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,008net price
  • $8,929tuition
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA
University of Washington Tacoma Campus
W
Tacoma, WA

Public 4 Year

86% acceptance rate

  • 5,354enrollment
  • $8,674net price
  • $11,261tuition
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Texas A & M University Commerce
T
Commerce, TX

Public 4 Year

34% acceptance rate

  • 12,411enrollment
  • $11,396net price
  • $8,748tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $13,489net price
  • $9,172tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Reinhardt University
R
Waleska, GA

Private 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 1,566enrollment
  • $20,329net price
  • $23,300tuition
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
Grambling State University
G
Grambling, LA

Public 4 Year

95% acceptance rate

  • 5,205enrollment
  • $18,427net price
  • $7,435tuition
  • 830-1020SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA