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

Elizabeth City State University
E
Elizabeth City, NC

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,677enrollment
  • $2,304net price
  • $3,194tuition
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
SUNY College at Oneonta
O
Oneonta, NY

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 6,543enrollment
  • $15,687net price
  • $8,421tuition
  • 910-1180SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
California State University San Bernardino
C
San Bernardino, CA

Public 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 20,238enrollment
  • $8,704net price
  • $6,922tuition
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Curry College
C
Milton, MA

Private 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 2,580enrollment
  • $30,565net price
  • $40,070tuition
  • 940-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.72Avg GPA
Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 

Private 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,848net price
  • $24,260tuition
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $14,570net price
  • $11,700tuition
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Johnson C Smith University
J
Charlotte, NC

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,087net price
  • $18,236tuition
  • 810-980SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
St. Andrews University
S
Laurinburg, NC

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 683enrollment
  • $26,108net price
  • $26,648tuition
  • 780-1160SAT range
  • 13-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Lock Haven University
L
Lock Haven, PA

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 3,418enrollment
  • $17,191net price
  • $10,878tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Menlo College
M
Atherton, CA
 

Private 4 Year

45% acceptance rate

  • 775enrollment
  • $29,845net price
  • $42,800tuition
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $15,234net price
  • $10,954tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
Southern Oregon University
S
Ashland, OR

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 6,278enrollment
  • $9,924net price
  • $9,615tuition
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI

Public 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,008net price
  • $8,929tuition
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA
Texas A & M University Commerce
T
Commerce, TX

Public 4 Year

34% acceptance rate

  • 12,411enrollment
  • $11,396net price
  • $8,748tuition
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $13,489net price
  • $9,172tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Grambling State University
G
Grambling, LA

Public 4 Year

95% acceptance rate

  • 5,205enrollment
  • $18,427net price
  • $7,435tuition
  • 830-1020SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Morrisville State College
M
Morrisville, NY
 

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 2,986enrollment
  • $18,326net price
  • $8,670tuition
  • 850-1040SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Virginia Union University
V
Richmond, VA

Private 4 Year

44% acceptance rate

  • 1,552enrollment
  • $20,469net price
  • $17,748tuition
  • 780-970SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.61Avg GPA