Colleges for a 3.1 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 3.1 grade point average?

Is a 3.1 good?

A 3.1 is slightly higher than the average U.S. high school student's GPA of 3.0 and about equal to the average GPA for incoming college students. It indicates that you've done good work and received solid B's in high school. You will face a challenge being accepted at the more selective colleges in the U.S. but are many popular colleges recruiting students with a 3.1. If you score well on the SAT and ACT tests, can expand your search beyond the colleges on this list.

What is a 3.1 GPA?

A 3.1 is equal to a 86% on the standard U.S. high school unweighted 4.0 scale. The letter grade equivalent of a 3.1 is a B average.

What colleges can I get into?

Graduating with a high school GPA of 3.1 places you within of the academic range at these colleges. CollegeSimply has analyzed the incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 300 colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.1. Here are some of the top ranked colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.1 range plus or minus .3 points. Scroll down further to explore, search, sort and filter the full list.


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List of 3.1 GPA Colleges

Displaying 300 colleges where your 3.1 GPA is within the typical range of past accepted students. You have a chance at being accepted but admission may be challenging at more selective colleges. Hint: Filter by admission chance for 1,108 target schools (good chance), 1,262 reach (harder) schools and 774 safety (easier) schools you can consider.

East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC
East Carolina University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.33 Average GPA

#8 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 28,798enrollment
  • $15,403net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance81%
Kennesaw State University
K
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State University

Public 4 Year

18 reviews

3.33 Average Estimated GPA

 

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,451net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance49%
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.38 Average Estimated GPA

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 37,812enrollment
  • $13,750net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance75%
San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.31 Average GPA

#17 Best Public Universities in California

  • 27,349enrollment
  • $14,757net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance76%
University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.4 Average GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 33,518enrollment
  • $12,614net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance57%
SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#9 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,688enrollment
  • $17,486net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance45%
California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.32 Average GPA

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,745enrollment
  • $3,859net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance65%
Boise State University
B
Boise, ID
Boise State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.37 Average Estimated GPA

#2 Best Public Universities in Idaho

  • 24,069enrollment
  • $14,190net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance64%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average Estimated GPA

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance56%
Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

3.3 Average Estimated GPA

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,411enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance56%
Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

3.3 Average GPA

#9 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,286enrollment
  • $17,162net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance92%
Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

3.2 Average GPA

#12 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,776enrollment
  • $29,100net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance53%
Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

3.1 Average GPA

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 7,634enrollment
  • $16,651net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 910-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance74%
Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.09 Average GPA

#11 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,072enrollment
  • $13,282net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 844-1049SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance99%
Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX
Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

3.25 Average Estimated GPA

#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,912enrollment
  • $13,904net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 970-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance89%
The University of Texas at San Antonio
T
San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

3.36 Average Estimated GPA

#21 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 34,742enrollment
  • $10,934net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance74%
Morehouse College
M
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Morehouse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

3.21 Average Estimated GPA

 

  • 2,152enrollment
  • $30,839net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance72%
Texas Southern University
T
HBCU
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

3.11 Average GPA

#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 7,015enrollment
  • $13,481net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
Your 3.1 GPA
Admission Chance65%