Colleges for a Low SAT Score

Getting into college with a low SAT score.

College admission test taking is stressful. Not everyone rocks their SAT 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 SAT. Based on school admission history, an applicant with a lower than average SAT has a good chance to get into these 399 schools. Schools are listed in order from low SAT score to highest.


399 results found

San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $13,551net price
  • $7,260tuition
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 28,036enrollment
  • $3,907net price
  • $6,749tuition
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA

Public 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 31,902enrollment
  • $9,841net price
  • $7,310tuition
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Clark Atlanta University
C
Atlanta, GA

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $26,809net price
  • $22,186tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,508net price
  • $7,900tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA
Alabama State University
A
Montgomery, AL

Public 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 4,413enrollment
  • $12,327net price
  • $11,068tuition
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.89Avg GPA
North Carolina A & T State University
N
Greensboro, NC

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $11,049net price
  • $6,612tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $13,205net price
  • $9,173tuition
  • 830-990SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
University of West Georgia
W
Carrollton, GA
 

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 13,733enrollment
  • $14,351net price
  • $6,288tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
Kean University
K
Union, NJ

Public 4 Year

86% acceptance rate

  • 14,056enrollment
  • $16,839net price
  • $12,348tuition
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Virginia State University
V
Petersburg, VA

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 4,385enrollment
  • $16,247net price
  • $9,056tuition
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
Indiana State University
I
Terre Haute, IN

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 13,044enrollment
  • $11,443net price
  • $9,090tuition
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA
California State University Fresno
C
Fresno, CA

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 25,137enrollment
  • $5,879net price
  • $6,587tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Albany State University
A
Albany, GA

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 6,371enrollment
  • $10,809net price
  • $5,735tuition
  • 750-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA
Barry University
B
Miami, FL

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $21,547net price
  • $30,014tuition
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA
Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL

Private 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 4,213enrollment
  • $25,674net price
  • $36,670tuition
  • 900-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
California State University Northridge
C
Northridge, CA

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 40,212enrollment
  • $5,958net price
  • $6,893tuition
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 13,109enrollment
  • $12,831net price
  • $7,292tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA