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colleges for people with 2.0-2.5GPA

afg_kingafg_king Posts: 14Registered User New Member
edited August 2013 in What Are My Chances?
does anyone have a really good list of places people with lower GPA's such as myself could get into, i really dont want to go to community college. I was helped on PM with a few schools by a member on here but i want a bigger list to look at. thanks
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Replies to: colleges for people with 2.0-2.5GPA

  • socalsoccerdudesocalsoccerdude Posts: 789Registered User Member
    i have no idea. its prob. better to go to community college and raise it. i think there is some schools ... but im not sure
  • NJ PaladinNJ Paladin Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
    There is more to your application than just your GPA. You don't mention your SAT or ACT scores. These may help to offset a low GPA. You may also want to take a look at the US News and World Report college ranking web site. They have a list of schools with the highest acceptance rates. Many accept 92-100% of applicants. I'm sure you can find a school that might be a fit. Good Luck
  • afg_kingafg_king Posts: 14Registered User New Member
    ^to answer your question my sat score was 1550 first time im retaking it, 480Math + 560CR i got a tutor to help me with math now
  • UnoriginalUnoriginal Posts: 927Registered User Member
    Go to CollegeBoard's website and look for schools.

    I put in that 50% of the students had between and 2.0-3.00, and that the SAT scores were 1000 (500M, 500CR), and around 30 pages of schools came up.
  • alexiavealealexiaveale Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    St. Johns is a great school in new york and the grade point average is 2.0
  • rodneyrodney Posts: 9,406Registered User Senior Member
    more info necessary:

    small or large
    Public or private
    Geographic location preference
  • collegegirl410collegegirl410 Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    How about Roger Williams in Rhode Island, and York College in PA.
  • rodneyrodney Posts: 9,406Registered User Senior Member
    Why are we (me included) dealing with a thread from 2008?
  • AdamsleyAdamsley Posts: 76Registered User Junior Member
    Here are some recent colleges in the northeast:

    University of Rhode Island
    York College in Pennsylvania
    Iona College
    Seton Hall
    Hofstra University
    St. John's University
    Georgian Court University
    Pace University
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