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

University of Wisconsin Whitewater
W
Whitewater, WI

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 13,059enrollment
  • $12,422net price
  • $7,692tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Colorado Mesa University
C
Grand Junction, CO

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 9,492enrollment
  • $14,309net price
  • $8,627tuition
  • 940-1050SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
University of Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX

Public 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 14,265enrollment
  • $8,766net price
  • $6,500tuition
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.09*Avg GPA
Chicago State University
C
Chicago, IL
 

Public 4 Year

33% acceptance rate

  • 2,964enrollment
  • $11,141net price
  • $10,163tuition
  • 900-1020SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.98*Avg GPA
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Public 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 10,021enrollment
  • $13,529net price
  • $5,785tuition
  • 1040-1170SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
Framingham State University
F
Framingham, MA

Public 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $19,312net price
  • $10,520tuition
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
Augusta State University
A
Augusta, Georgia

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 6,685enrollment
  • -net price
  • $5,622tuition
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Kentucky State University
K
Frankfort, KY

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 1,778enrollment
  • $9,561net price
  • $8,090tuition
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.44Avg GPA
Catawba College
C
Salisbury, NC

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 1,294enrollment
  • $19,172net price
  • $30,520tuition
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.36Avg GPA
Angelo State University
A
San Angelo, TX

Public 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 10,387enrollment
  • $11,742net price
  • $7,436tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13*Avg GPA
Midwestern State University
M
Wichita Falls, TX

Public 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 6,102enrollment
  • $10,210net price
  • $9,233tuition
  • 940-1100SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Alcorn State University
A
Alcorn State, MS

Public 4 Year

89% acceptance rate

  • 3,658enrollment
  • $13,665net price
  • $7,084tuition
  • 820-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
Longwood University
L
Farmville, VA

Public 4 Year

89% acceptance rate

  • 4,911enrollment
  • $18,227net price
  • $13,340tuition
  • 980-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Southeastern University
S
Lakeland, FL

Private 4 Year

48% acceptance rate

  • 8,755enrollment
  • $22,928net price
  • $25,870tuition
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
University of Hawaii at Hilo
H
Hilo, HI

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 3,406enrollment
  • $13,825net price
  • $7,720tuition
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
S
Shippensburg, PA

Public 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 6,381enrollment
  • $19,448net price
  • $12,718tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Huston Tillotson University
H
Austin, TX

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 1,119enrollment
  • $17,789net price
  • $14,346tuition
  • 810-980SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
New York School of Interior Design
N
New York, NY

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 537enrollment
  • $30,099net price
  • $24,834tuition
  • 1050-1300SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA