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

Texas A & M International University
T
Laredo, TX

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 7,884enrollment
  • $4,857net price
  • $7,176tuition
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA
Woodbury University
W
Burbank, CA
 

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 1,173enrollment
  • $28,871net price
  • $39,790tuition
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
College of Mount Saint Vincent
M
Bronx, NY

Private 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 1,861enrollment
  • $17,534net price
  • $38,180tuition
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Ferrum College
F
Ferrum, VA

Private 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 1,124enrollment
  • $23,184net price
  • $34,175tuition
  • 870-1050SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.81Avg GPA
William Paterson University of New Jersey
W
Wayne, NJ

Public 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 10,198enrollment
  • $14,779net price
  • $13,060tuition
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA
Chowan University
C
Murfreesboro, NC
 

Private 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $17,424net price
  • $24,980tuition
  • 810-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.64Avg GPA
Youngstown State University
Y
Youngstown, OH

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $10,637net price
  • $8,967tuition
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
Schreiner University
S
Kerrville, TX

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 1,418enrollment
  • $17,796net price
  • $27,960tuition
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
R
Galloway, NJ
 

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 9,621enrollment
  • $14,292net price
  • $13,739tuition
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.32*Avg GPA
Life University
L
Marietta, GA
 

Private 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 2,746enrollment
  • $27,896net price
  • $12,696tuition
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $17,197net price
  • $32,968tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Eastern Illinois University
E
Charleston, IL

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 7,526enrollment
  • $14,107net price
  • $11,803tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
William Peace University
W
Raleigh, NC

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 910enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • $30,500tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ

Public 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 7,171enrollment
  • $12,399net price
  • $14,835tuition
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Holy Names University
H
Oakland, CA

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 960enrollment
  • $21,890net price
  • $39,316tuition
  • 710-870SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

38% acceptance rate

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $8,685net price
  • $8,873tuition
  • 880-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA
Hardin Simmons University
H
Abilene, TX

Private 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 2,344enrollment
  • $20,546net price
  • $28,990tuition
  • 1000-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
West Texas A & M University
W
Canyon, TX

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 10,029enrollment
  • $13,806net price
  • $7,935tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.25*Avg GPA