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

Edward Waters College
E
Jacksonville, FL

Private 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 2,906enrollment
  • $13,351net price
  • $13,525tuition
  • 830-1040SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.83*Avg GPA
University of Bridgeport
B
Bridgeport, CT

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 5,485enrollment
  • $22,981net price
  • $33,055tuition
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Brewton Parker College
B
Mount Vernon, GA
 

Private 4 Year

97% acceptance rate

  • 826enrollment
  • $17,676net price
  • $18,240tuition
  • 860-1060SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.04Avg GPA
Oakwood University
O
Huntsville, AL
 

Private 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 1,636enrollment
  • $25,567net price
  • $19,732tuition
  • 940-1010SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.03Avg GPA
Gallaudet University
G
Washington, DC
 

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,557enrollment
  • $15,270net price
  • $17,038tuition
  • 790-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.89*Avg GPA
University of Hawaii West Oahu
H
Pearl City, HI

Public 4 Year

75% acceptance rate

  • 3,128enrollment
  • $8,571net price
  • $7,512tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.0*Avg GPA
Nyack College
N
Nyack, NY

Private 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 2,351enrollment
  • $21,073net price
  • $25,350tuition
  • 870-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA
Indiana Institute of Technology
I
Fort Wayne, IN
 

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 2,218enrollment
  • $24,691net price
  • $26,900tuition
  • 750-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.93Avg GPA
Livingstone College
L
Salisbury, NC

Private 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 1,148enrollment
  • $17,061net price
  • $18,296tuition
  • 770-930SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.64*Avg GPA
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne
S
Fort Wayne, IN
 

Private 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 2,199enrollment
  • $18,204net price
  • $30,430tuition
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 

Private 4 Year

33% acceptance rate

  • 1,048enrollment
  • $18,476net price
  • $23,690tuition
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Trinity College of Florida
T
Trinity, FL
 

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 205enrollment
  • $17,498net price
  • $16,340tuition
  • 840-1140SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
University of West Alabama
W
Livingston, AL
 

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 5,200enrollment
  • $13,326net price
  • $10,040tuition
  • 860-1020SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.16*Avg GPA
Northeastern State University
N
Tahlequah, OK
 

Public 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 7,879enrollment
  • $8,833net price
  • $6,650tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
T
Odessa, TX
 

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 5,834enrollment
  • $9,930net price
  • $6,260tuition
  • 970-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.16*Avg GPA
Methodist University
M
Fayetteville, NC
 

Private 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 2,092enrollment
  • $30,580net price
  • $33,852tuition
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Warner University
W
Lake Wales, FL
 

Private 4 Year

35% acceptance rate

  • 1,116enrollment
  • $17,768net price
  • $21,694tuition
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.97*Avg GPA
Eastern Oregon University
E
La Grande, OR
 

Public 4 Year

98% acceptance rate

  • 2,978enrollment
  • $14,777net price
  • $8,679tuition
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA