Amazing Colleges for 2.9 – 3.9 GPA Students

Discover new colleges and universities for students with 2.9–3.9 GPAs that might be worth a closer look! We have compiled a list of academically accessible college options that offer plenty of opportunities and vibrant campus communities. These exceptional colleges and universities admit dynamic students with a wide range of GPAs and varying academic abilities, diverse talents, and interests.


The colleges and universities within this excel list meet the following criteria — which we believe are important indicators for student success in a college experience.

  • Colleges that accept at least 50% of applicants.
  • Private colleges with at least a 50% 4-year graduation rate, and public colleges with at least a 50%
  • 5-year graduation rate.
  • Retention rates above the national average for freshman students returning for their sophomore year.
  • Reasonable test scores — if required.
  • Colleges with at least 1,000 students.
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