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 398 schools. Schools are listed in order from low SAT score to highest.

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    • SAT Range 950/1110
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.28
    • Students: 1,993
    • Tuition:$29,240
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • SAT Range 890/1150
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.18*
    • Students: 346
    • Tuition:$11,164
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • SAT Range 950/1160
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 1,948
    • Tuition:$29,714
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • SAT Range 870/1030
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.19*
    • Students: 644
    • Tuition:$11,550
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 28%
    • SAT Range 950/1140
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.15
    • Students: 1,068
    • Tuition:$26,680
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 46%
    • SAT Range 960/1150
    • ACT Range 17/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.47
    • Students: 2,189
    • Tuition:$34,715
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • SAT Range 930/1130
    • ACT Range 16/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.18
    • Students: 40,212
    • Tuition:$6,893
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
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    California State University Northridge

    • SAT Range 800/1210
    • ACT Range 15/19
    • Average HS GPA 2.98
    • Students: 444
    • Tuition:$28,390
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • SAT Range 910/1120
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.15*
    • Students: 2,000
    • Tuition:$31,950
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • SAT Range 970/1130
    • ACT Range 17/24
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,178
    • Tuition:$36,900
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • SAT Range 960/1130
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.34
    • Students: 2,243
    • Tuition:$29,244
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • SAT Range 920/1150
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 775
    • Tuition:$42,800
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 45%
    • SAT Range 920/1100
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 911
    • Tuition:$27,910
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 43%
    • SAT Range 810/1160
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.18*
    • Students: 213
    • Tuition:$18,734
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 29%
    • SAT Range 930/1140
    • ACT Range 20/28
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 676
    • Tuition:$14,468
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 86%
    • SAT Range 910/1130
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.15*
    • Students: 2,842
    • Tuition:$29,050
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • SAT Range 920/1140
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.13
    • Students: 921
    • Tuition:$26,920
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
    • SAT Range 960/1140
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.21*
    • Students: 12,411
    • Tuition:$8,748
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 34%
    • SAT Range 920/1130
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.19*
    • Students: 1,160
    • Tuition:$31,422
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • SAT Range 920/1120
    • ACT Range 16/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.33
    • Students: 25,137
    • Tuition:$6,587
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
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    California State University Fresno

    • SAT Range 930/1130
    • ACT Range 21/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 972
    • Tuition:$30,080
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
    • SAT Range 930/1100
    • ACT Range 20/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.31
    • Students: 2,236
    • Tuition:$30,300
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 36%
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    Texas Wesleyan University

    • SAT Range 860/1070
    • ACT Range 17/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.03
    • Students: 545
    • Tuition:$32,700
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
    • SAT Range 970/1150
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,551
    • Tuition:$25,476
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 54%
    • SAT Range 950/1150
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.52
    • Students: 1,132
    • Tuition:$27,419
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 41%