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

Gainesville State College
G
Oakwood, Georgia
 

Public 4 Year

99% acceptance rate

  • 8,568enrollment
  • -net price
  • $3,161tuition
  • 930-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Louisiana Tech University
L
Ruston, LA

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 11,909enrollment
  • $10,683net price
  • $9,645tuition
  • 870-970SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Wesley College
W
Dover, DE

Private 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 1,351enrollment
  • $23,823net price
  • $26,406tuition
  • 820-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.7Avg GPA
Greensboro College
G
Greensboro, NC
 

Private 4 Year

44% acceptance rate

  • 1,026enrollment
  • $31,019net price
  • $29,140tuition
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA
Western Illinois University
W
Macomb, IL

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 8,502enrollment
  • $15,605net price
  • $12,951tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
North Central College
N
Naperville, IL

Private 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 2,928enrollment
  • $25,037net price
  • $38,880tuition
  • 850-1200SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Vanguard University of Southern California
V
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Private 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 2,169enrollment
  • $21,611net price
  • $33,720tuition
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
The University of Texas at El Paso
T
El Paso, TX

Public 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 25,151enrollment
  • $6,785net price
  • $8,198tuition
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA
Colorado State University Pueblo
C
Pueblo, CO

Public 4 Year

95% acceptance rate

  • 6,736enrollment
  • $14,988net price
  • $10,408tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.2*Avg GPA
Concordia University Texas
C
Austin, TX

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 2,568enrollment
  • $23,578net price
  • $31,810tuition
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Purdue University Calumet Campus
P
Hammond, IN
 

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 9,194enrollment
  • $10,908net price
  • $7,478tuition
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA
Fresno Pacific University
F
Fresno, CA

Private 4 Year

85% acceptance rate

  • 4,292enrollment
  • $14,235net price
  • $32,458tuition
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
F
Orlando, FL

Private 4 Year

87% acceptance rate

  • 1,705enrollment
  • $18,866net price
  • $12,240tuition
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Barton College
B
Wilson, NC
 

Private 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 1,059enrollment
  • $23,533net price
  • $30,880tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
La Sierra University
L
Riverside, CA
 

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 2,339enrollment
  • $25,661net price
  • $32,778tuition
  • 900-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
CUNY Lehman College
L
Bronx, NY

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 14,787enrollment
  • $2,939net price
  • $7,210tuition
  • 980-1110SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2*Avg GPA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
E
East Stroudsburg, PA

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 6,412enrollment
  • $15,402net price
  • $11,502tuition
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Texas A & M International University
T
Laredo, TX

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 7,884enrollment
  • $4,857net price
  • $7,176tuition
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA