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 900/1050
    • ACT Range 17/20
    • Average HS GPA 3.1
    • Students: 8,207
    • Tuition:$6,464
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 47%
    • SAT Range 1000/1150
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.26*
    • Students: 743
    • Tuition:$25,540
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • SAT Range 880/1060
    • ACT Range 17/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.23
    • Students: 694
    • Tuition:$26,116
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 40%
    • SAT Range 860/1020
    • ACT Range 16/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.8
    • Students: 2,376
    • Tuition:$11,036
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
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    Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    • SAT Range 910/1140
    • ACT Range 16/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 945
    • Tuition:$19,900
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 89%
    • SAT Range 950/1180
    • ACT Range 16/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 3,418
    • Tuition:$31,926
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 870/1020
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.08
    • Students: 2,148
    • Tuition:$29,998
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • SAT Range 970/1140
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 4,292
    • Tuition:$32,458
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 85%
    • SAT Range 900/1090
    • ACT Range 16/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.98
    • Students: 5,485
    • Tuition:$33,055
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
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    University of Bridgeport

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.2
    • Students: 1,197
    • Tuition:$29,290
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
    • SAT Range 940/1070
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.25
    • Students: 1,333
    • Tuition:$27,140
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
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    Union College

    • SAT Range 1010/1230
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.38
    • Students: 25,711
    • Tuition:$9,105
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 90%
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    Portland State University

    • SAT Range 930/1120
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.38
    • Students: 1,128
    • Tuition:$26,886
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 30%
    • SAT Range 1000/1190
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.02
    • Students: 1,566
    • Tuition:$23,300
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 90%
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    Reinhardt University

    • SAT Range 1000/1170
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.63
    • Students: 2,344
    • Tuition:$28,990
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 84%
    • SAT Range 890/1040
    • ACT Range 17/20
    • Average HS GPA 4.0
    • Students: 1,677
    • Tuition:$3,194
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • SAT Range 890/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.98
    • Students: 780
    • Tuition:$21,480
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • SAT Range 890/1170
    • ACT Range 15/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 19,123
    • Tuition:$12,508
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
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    Eastern Michigan University

    • SAT Range 1000/1140
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.25*
    • Students: 21,213
    • Tuition:$8,296
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 79%
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    Sam Houston State University

    • SAT Range 1020/1220
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.45
    • Students: 1,607
    • Tuition:$37,356
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 96%
    • SAT Range 830/1060
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.28
    • Students: 2,172
    • Tuition:$16,854
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • SAT Range 950/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.18
    • Students: 10,515
    • Tuition:$9,544
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 79%
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    University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    • SAT Range 930/1090
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.01*
    • Students: 6,693
    • Tuition:$9,122
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
    • SAT Range 890/1060
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 891
    • Tuition:$27,850
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • SAT Range 970/1230
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.19
    • Students: 14,403
    • Tuition:$9,254
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 95%