The Most Popular Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in the Southeast

Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

CollegeSimply has compiled this list of four-year colleges in the Southeast that have acceptance rates over 75%. These are schools that you have a very high chance of getting into if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. Acceptance isn't guaranteed, but they are good candidates for your list of safety schools. These colleges are ranked by popularity of views on CollegeSimply.com.

See also, the best colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in the Southeast.


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Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 8,469enrollment
  • $16,651net price
  • 850-1090SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 27,076enrollment
  • $15,463net price
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Memphis
M
Memphis, TN

University of Memphis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

#7 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $13,777net price
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL

Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

98% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 3,964enrollment
  • $13,282net price
  • 839-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 31

Western Carolina University
W
Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 11,877enrollment
  • $13,221net price
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Mercer University
M
Macon, GA

Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Value Colleges in Georgia

  • 9,009enrollment
  • $21,693net price
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Nova Southeastern University
N
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Nova Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#5 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 20,898enrollment
  • $26,317net price
  • 1040-1310SAT range
  • 20-30ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA

Virginia Commonwealth University
V
Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 28,594enrollment
  • $20,566net price
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 18

University of North Florida
N
Jacksonville, FL

University of North Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 16,594enrollment
  • $9,789net price
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA

Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN

Belmont University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 8,696enrollment
  • $34,368net price
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Mississippi State University
M
Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Colleges in Mississippi

  • 23,086enrollment
  • $16,402net price
  • 1030-1280SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Louisville
L
Louisville, KY

University of Louisville

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 22,140enrollment
  • $17,894net price
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

University of Mississippi
M
University, MS

University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Value in Mississippi

  • 21,203enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 1025-1225SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA

Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

96% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,300enrollment
  • $18,332net price
  • 830-1040SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Liberty University
L
Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

99% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 94,709enrollment
  • $28,762net price
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Hampton University
H
HBCU
Hampton, VA

Hampton University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,317enrollment
  • $28,952net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Savannah State University
S
HBCU
Savannah, GA

Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,385enrollment
  • $9,611net price
  • 845-980SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Radford University
R
Radford, VA

Radford University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 8,998enrollment
  • $15,747net price
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA