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

Ferrum College
F
Ferrum, VA

Private 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 1,124enrollment
  • $23,184net price
  • $34,175tuition
  • 870-1050SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.81Avg GPA
Adrian College
A
Adrian, MI

Private 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 1,856enrollment
  • $26,930net price
  • $37,087tuition
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
William Paterson University of New Jersey
W
Wayne, NJ

Public 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 10,198enrollment
  • $14,779net price
  • $13,060tuition
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA
Chowan University
C
Murfreesboro, NC
 

Private 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $17,424net price
  • $24,980tuition
  • 810-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.64Avg GPA
Schreiner University
S
Kerrville, TX

Private 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 1,418enrollment
  • $17,796net price
  • $27,960tuition
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS

Private 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 2,769enrollment
  • $22,393net price
  • $29,830tuition
  • 930-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
University of Baltimore
B
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 5,041enrollment
  • $20,862net price
  • $8,958tuition
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 21-23ACT range
  • 2.91Avg GPA
Life University
L
Marietta, GA
 

Private 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 2,746enrollment
  • $27,896net price
  • $12,696tuition
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $17,197net price
  • $32,968tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Eastern Illinois University
E
Charleston, IL

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 7,526enrollment
  • $14,107net price
  • $11,803tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
William Peace University
W
Raleigh, NC

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 910enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • $30,500tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Holy Names University
H
Oakland, CA

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 960enrollment
  • $21,890net price
  • $39,316tuition
  • 710-870SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

38% acceptance rate

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $8,685net price
  • $8,873tuition
  • 880-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
A
Tifton, GA

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 4,291enrollment
  • $8,022net price
  • $3,503tuition
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME

Public 4 Year

85% acceptance rate

  • 8,140enrollment
  • $11,338net price
  • $8,918tuition
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA

Private 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 9,889enrollment
  • $17,820net price
  • $18,380tuition
  • 960-1110SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
The University of Texas Pan American
T
Edinburg, TX

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 28,644enrollment
  • $4,095net price
  • $7,813tuition
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.16*Avg GPA
Northwood University Florida
N
West Palm Beach, Florida
 

Private 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 664enrollment
  • $16,764net price
  • $23,132tuition
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA