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

McPherson College
M
McPherson, KS
 
McPherson College

Private 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 819enrollment
  • $21,954net price
  • $28,951tuition
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.33*Avg GPA
San Diego Christian College
S
El Cajon, CA
 
San Diego Christian College

Private 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 525enrollment
  • $26,980net price
  • $31,404tuition
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.07*Avg GPA
Missouri Southern State University
M
Joplin, MO
 
Missouri Southern State University

Public 4 Year

96% acceptance rate

  • 6,006enrollment
  • $9,018net price
  • $6,503tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Southwest Baptist University
S
Bolivar, MO
 
Southwest Baptist University

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $18,401net price
  • $24,078tuition
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Penn State Worthington Scranton
P
Dunmore, PA
 
Penn State Worthington Scranton

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 992enrollment
  • $14,042net price
  • $14,468tuition
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Bluffton University
B
Bluffton, OH
Bluffton University

Private 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 770enrollment
  • $25,456net price
  • $32,766tuition
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
S
Waxahachie, TX
 
Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 2,102enrollment
  • $24,463net price
  • $19,582tuition
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.19*Avg GPA
Franklin Pierce University
F
Rindge, NH
 
Franklin Pierce University

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $26,673net price
  • $36,900tuition
  • 970-1130SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
SUNY College of Technology at Delhi
o
Delhi, NY
SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

Public 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 3,232enrollment
  • $14,753net price
  • $8,360tuition
  • 920-1090SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Wisconsin Superior
W
Superior, WI
 
University of Wisconsin Superior

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 2,603enrollment
  • $12,023net price
  • $8,126tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
E
Portales, NM
 
Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $9,830net price
  • $6,326tuition
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
C
Concord, NC
 
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 433enrollment
  • $16,060net price
  • $13,194tuition
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 20-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Hope International University
H
Fullerton, CA
Hope International University

Private 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 1,253enrollment
  • $25,150net price
  • $33,400tuition
  • 930-1090SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.25*Avg GPA
Mississippi University for Women
M
Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi University for Women

Public 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 2,711enrollment
  • $10,783net price
  • $6,940tuition
  • 1080-1110SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.27*Avg GPA
Midland University
M
Fremont, NE
 
Midland University

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $23,151net price
  • $32,598tuition
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.19*Avg GPA
Bethany College
B
Lindsborg, KS
 
Bethany College

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 891enrollment
  • $23,856net price
  • $27,850tuition
  • 890-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Tougaloo College
T
Tougaloo, MS
 
Tougaloo College

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 736enrollment
  • $9,814net price
  • $10,600tuition
  • 790-1100SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA
Dickinson State University
D
Dickinson, ND
 
Dickinson State University

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $11,390net price
  • $6,768tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA