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

Winston Salem State University
W
Winston-Salem, NC

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • $5,904tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
J
New York, NY

Public 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 15,394enrollment
  • $4,891net price
  • $7,270tuition
  • 980-1140SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.72Avg GPA
California State University San Marcos
C
San Marcos, CA

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 15,972enrollment
  • $10,454net price
  • $7,713tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
K
Kutztown, PA

Public 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 8,290enrollment
  • $20,278net price
  • $10,802tuition
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Tuskegee University
T
Tuskegee, AL

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 3,026enrollment
  • $30,847net price
  • $22,170tuition
  • 860-1060SAT range
  • 17-27ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Dean College
D
Franklin, MA

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • $39,434tuition
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA
Alabama A & M University
A
Normal, AL

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 6,106enrollment
  • $15,812net price
  • $9,744tuition
  • 850-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.88*Avg GPA
Jacksonville State University
J
Jacksonville, AL

Public 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 8,479enrollment
  • $11,939net price
  • $8,760tuition
  • 910-930SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 8,076enrollment
  • $11,334net price
  • $6,134tuition
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Norfolk State University
N
Norfolk, VA

Public 4 Year

90% acceptance rate

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $14,429net price
  • $9,490tuition
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA
Fort Valley State University
F
Fort Valley, GA

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $12,620net price
  • $6,658tuition
  • 830-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.97*Avg GPA
South Carolina State University
S
Orangeburg, SC

Public 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 3,022enrollment
  • $21,112net price
  • $11,060tuition
  • 860-1010SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Salem State University
S
Salem, MA

Public 4 Year

85% acceptance rate

  • 8,338enrollment
  • $16,970net price
  • $10,642tuition
  • 980-1140SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
Lamar University
L
Beaumont, TX

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 14,783enrollment
  • $11,485net price
  • $8,373tuition
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Adams State College
A
Alamosa, CO

Public 4 Year

99% acceptance rate

  • 3,110enrollment
  • $12,989net price
  • $9,440tuition
  • 870-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA
University of the Incarnate Word
t
San Antonio, TX

Private 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 8,263enrollment
  • $21,895net price
  • $31,484tuition
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
Jackson State University
J
Jackson, MS

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 7,250enrollment
  • $14,116net price
  • $8,051tuition
  • 850-1070SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.93Avg GPA
Eastern Michigan University
E
Ypsilanti, MI

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 19,123enrollment
  • $14,090net price
  • $12,508tuition
  • 890-1170SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA