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

California State University Fresno
C
Fresno, CA

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 25,137enrollment
  • $5,879net price
  • $6,587tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Wingate University
W
Wingate, NC

Private 4 Year

85% acceptance rate

  • 3,689enrollment
  • $18,094net price
  • $33,166tuition
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Sonoma State University
S
Rohnert Park, CA

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 9,459enrollment
  • $16,807net price
  • $7,798tuition
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Albany State University
A
Albany, GA

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 6,371enrollment
  • $10,809net price
  • $5,735tuition
  • 750-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA
Stephen F Austin State University
S
Nacogdoches, TX

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 13,144enrollment
  • $11,650net price
  • $8,316tuition
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Barry University
B
Miami, FL

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $21,547net price
  • $30,014tuition
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA
Valdosta State University
V
Valdosta, GA

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 11,211enrollment
  • $13,978net price
  • $6,410tuition
  • 1000-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
California State University Northridge
C
Northridge, CA

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 40,212enrollment
  • $5,958net price
  • $6,893tuition
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 13,109enrollment
  • $12,831net price
  • $7,292tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Prairie View A & M University
P
Prairie View, TX

Public 4 Year

74% acceptance rate

  • 9,516enrollment
  • $10,290net price
  • $10,533tuition
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
North Carolina Central University
N
Durham, NC

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $12,687net price
  • $6,464tuition
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Winston Salem State University
W
Winston-Salem, NC

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • $5,904tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
California State University San Marcos
C
San Marcos, CA

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 15,972enrollment
  • $10,454net price
  • $7,713tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
K
Kutztown, PA

Public 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 8,290enrollment
  • $20,278net price
  • $10,802tuition
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Humboldt State University
H
Arcata, CA

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 7,972enrollment
  • $14,140net price
  • $7,675tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B
Bloomsburg, PA
 

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 8,909enrollment
  • $16,501net price
  • $10,958tuition
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI

Private 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 1,197enrollment
  • $25,137net price
  • $29,290tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 2.2Avg GPA
Dean College
D
Franklin, MA

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • $39,434tuition
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA