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

Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 8,076enrollment
  • $11,334net price
  • $6,134tuition
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Norfolk State University
N
Norfolk, VA

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $14,429net price
  • $9,490tuition
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA
Fort Valley State University
F
Fort Valley, GA

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $12,620net price
  • $6,658tuition
  • 830-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.97*Avg GPA
South Carolina State University
S
Orangeburg, SC

Public 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 3,022enrollment
  • $21,112net price
  • $11,060tuition
  • 860-1010SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Texas Woman's University
T
Denton, TX

Public 4 Year

87% acceptance rate

  • 15,518enrollment
  • $9,129net price
  • $7,796tuition
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Lamar University
L
Beaumont, TX

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 14,783enrollment
  • $11,485net price
  • $8,373tuition
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Adams State College
A
Alamosa, CO

Public 4 Year

99% acceptance rate

  • 3,110enrollment
  • $12,989net price
  • $9,440tuition
  • 870-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA
University of the Incarnate Word
t
San Antonio, TX

Private 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 8,263enrollment
  • $21,895net price
  • $31,484tuition
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Jackson State University
J
Jackson, MS

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 7,250enrollment
  • $14,116net price
  • $8,051tuition
  • 850-1070SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.93Avg GPA
Eastern Michigan University
E
Ypsilanti, MI

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 19,123enrollment
  • $14,090net price
  • $12,508tuition
  • 890-1170SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Bowling Green State University Main Campus
B
Bowling Green, OH

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 17,540enrollment
  • $17,877net price
  • $11,105tuition
  • 880-1100SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Troy University
T
Troy, AL

Public 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 16,981enrollment
  • $12,146net price
  • $8,908tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Central State University
C
Wilberforce, OH

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 2,099enrollment
  • $12,135net price
  • $6,346tuition
  • 710-880SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA
Saint Cloud State University
S
Saint Cloud, MN

Public 4 Year

86% acceptance rate

  • 13,928enrollment
  • $13,684net price
  • $8,265tuition
  • 960-1240SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA
Metropolitan State College of Denver
M
Denver, CO

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 20,192enrollment
  • $12,175net price
  • $7,666tuition
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
Delaware State University
D
Dover, DE

Public 4 Year

49% acceptance rate

  • 4,586enrollment
  • $12,736net price
  • $7,868tuition
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA
Central Washington University
C
Ellensburg, WA

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 12,342enrollment
  • $14,124net price
  • $8,072tuition
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Fayetteville State University
F
Fayetteville, NC
 

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 6,318enrollment
  • $5,626net price
  • $5,249tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA