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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Wingate University
W
Wingate, NC

Wingate University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,439enrollment
  • $20,594net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Christopher Newport University
C
Newport News, VA

Christopher Newport University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

89% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,584enrollment
  • $25,393net price
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Arkansas
A
Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Public Universities in Arkansas

  • 29,068enrollment
  • $16,759net price
  • 1050-1220SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Albany State University
A
HBCU
Albany, GA

Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,297enrollment
  • $13,678net price
  • 740-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,995enrollment
  • $24,502net price
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Valdosta State University
V
Valdosta, GA

Valdosta State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 11,557enrollment
  • $12,221net price
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

North Carolina Central University
N
HBCU
Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 7,953enrollment
  • $13,324net price
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Winston Salem State University
W
HBCU
Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 5,226enrollment
  • $11,868net price
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Valencia College
V
Orlando, FL

Valencia College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 43,599enrollment
  • $4,901net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 7

Georgia Gwinnett College
G
Lawrenceville, GA

Georgia Gwinnett College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 10,949enrollment
  • $12,344net price
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA

Applications Due May 3

Broward College
B
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 30,947enrollment
  • $12,416net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Georgia College & State University
G
Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,763enrollment
  • $20,958net price
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Miami Dade College
M
Miami, FL

Miami Dade College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 44,002enrollment
  • $4,998net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Jacksonville State University
J
Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#7 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 9,540enrollment
  • $13,616net price
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Lynn University
L
Boca Raton, FL

Lynn University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,385enrollment
  • $37,524net price
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 13,638enrollment
  • $16,868net price
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA

Columbus State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#7 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 7,898enrollment
  • $11,855net price
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Norfolk State University
N
HBCU
Norfolk, VA

Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

89% Acceptance Rate

#15 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,458enrollment
  • $15,657net price
  • 860-1083SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

Applications Due May 31