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

Sterling College
S
Sterling, KS
 
Sterling College

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 651enrollment
  • $20,147net price
  • $26,000tuition
  • 930-1070SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Iowa Wesleyan College
I
Mount Pleasant, IA
Iowa Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 616enrollment
  • $25,003net price
  • $24,600tuition
  • 930-1060SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA
Capitol College
C
Laurel, MD
 
Capitol College

Private 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 743enrollment
  • $20,125net price
  • $25,540tuition
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Penn State Shenango
P
Sharon, PA
 
Penn State Shenango

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 419enrollment
  • $17,075net price
  • $13,342tuition
  • 900-1060SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
College of Our Lady of the Elms
O
Chicopee, MA
College of Our Lady of the Elms

Private 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 1,531enrollment
  • $21,573net price
  • $35,788tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Southwest Minnesota State University
S
Marshall, MN
 
Southwest Minnesota State University

Public 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 7,167enrollment
  • $14,854net price
  • $8,612tuition
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Missouri Baptist University
M
Saint Louis, MO
 
Missouri Baptist University

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 5,292enrollment
  • $19,583net price
  • $27,124tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.18*Avg GPA
Lourdes University
L
Sylvania, OH
 
Lourdes University

Private 4 Year

89% acceptance rate

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $18,536net price
  • $22,480tuition
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
Fontbonne University
F
Saint Louis, MO
 
Fontbonne University

Private 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 1,290enrollment
  • $22,599net price
  • $26,340tuition
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA
Midway University
M
Midway, KY
 
Midway University

Private 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 1,668enrollment
  • $24,895net price
  • $24,750tuition
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Trinity Baptist College
T
Jacksonville, FL
 
Trinity Baptist College

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 354enrollment
  • $15,481net price
  • $12,140tuition
  • 900-960SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.96*Avg GPA
Bacone College
B
Muskogee, OK
 
Bacone College

Private 4 Year

15% acceptance rate

  • 271enrollment
  • $22,432net price
  • $17,700tuition
  • 820-900SAT range
  • 14-19ACT range
  • 2.83*Avg GPA
Williams Baptist College
W
Walnut Ridge, AR
 
Williams Baptist College

Private 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 496enrollment
  • $15,917net price
  • $17,320tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 2,106enrollment
  • $25,694net price
  • $35,650tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
N
Alva, OK
 
Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Public 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 1,992enrollment
  • $9,070net price
  • $7,471tuition
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Friends University
F
Wichita, KS
 
Friends University

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 1,926enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • $28,415tuition
  • 920-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Minot State University
M
Minot, ND
 
Minot State University

Public 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 3,189enrollment
  • $10,252net price
  • $7,064tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
M
Columbus, OH
 
Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 1,090enrollment
  • $17,443net price
  • $13,907tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA