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

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA

Private 4 Year

80% acceptance rate

  • 2,060enrollment
  • $28,441net price
  • $36,000tuition
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.83Avg GPA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
I
Indiana, PA

Public 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 11,483enrollment
  • $19,247net price
  • $12,979tuition
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA
McMurry University
M
Abilene, TX
 

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 1,132enrollment
  • $22,991net price
  • $27,419tuition
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Bemidji State University
B
Bemidji, MN
 

Public 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 5,111enrollment
  • $14,653net price
  • $8,696tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
University of Mobile
M
Mobile, AL

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 1,885enrollment
  • $22,190net price
  • $23,230tuition
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Centenary College
C
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Private 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $19,500net price
  • $32,998tuition
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Lycoming College
L
Williamsport, PA
 

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 1,142enrollment
  • $20,002net price
  • $40,315tuition
  • 1010-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Franklin College
F
Franklin, IN
 

Private 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 982enrollment
  • $22,408net price
  • $32,010tuition
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
East Texas Baptist University
E
Marshall, TX

Private 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 1,613enrollment
  • $20,370net price
  • $26,370tuition
  • 960-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Northwood University Michigan
N
Midland, MI
 

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 3,177enrollment
  • $24,286net price
  • $27,060tuition
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Saint Martin's University
S
Lacey, WA
 

Private 4 Year

96% acceptance rate

  • 1,607enrollment
  • $22,695net price
  • $37,356tuition
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Toccoa Falls College
T
Toccoa Falls, GA

Private 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 1,656enrollment
  • $20,396net price
  • $22,744tuition
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Truett McConnell College
T
Cleveland, GA
 

Private 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 3,001enrollment
  • $17,257net price
  • $20,230tuition
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
North Carolina Wesleyan College
N
Rocky Mount, NC
 

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 2,034enrollment
  • $16,965net price
  • $30,750tuition
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 3.04*Avg GPA
Muskingum University
M
New Concord, OH
 

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 2,412enrollment
  • $19,525net price
  • $28,266tuition
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
C
Clarion, PA
 

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 4,864enrollment
  • $18,409net price
  • $11,175tuition
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
Shepherd University
S
Shepherdstown, WV
 

Public 4 Year

89% acceptance rate

  • 3,648enrollment
  • $9,352net price
  • $7,548tuition
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
SUNY College of Technology at Canton
o
Canton, NY

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 3,213enrollment
  • $12,881net price
  • $8,389tuition
  • 900-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA