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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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Colleges I can get into with a 3.0?

Hey guys! So, my GPA is sitting at a 3.0 and I'm starting to think about where I should apply to college. Can you guys suggest any colleges that would be a good fit for me? It doesn't have to be in a specific area, just want to get a general idea. Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! With a 3.0 GPA, you have a solid foundation for getting into many colleges. To give you some suggestions, though, it would be helpful to know a bit more context, such as your test scores, extracurricular involvement, and any specific academic or career interests you might have.

You can input all this information into CollegeVine's free chancing engine to get a good sense of your odds of acceptance at hundreds of colleges: https://www.collegevine.com/admissions-calculator

That said, I can still provide a list of schools known for being more holistic in their admissions process and might consider applicants with a 3.0 GPA:

1. Arizona State University

2. Ohio University

3. University of Colorado, Denver

4. University of Mississippi

5. University of Idaho

6. University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

7. California State University (various campuses)

8. University of Rhode Island

9. Montclair State University

10. Pace University

For a longer list of colleges with an average GPA of 3.0, check out this CollegeVine article: https://blog.collegevine.com/colleges-you-can-go-to-with-a-3-0

Again, these schools are just a starting point. To narrow down your search, I would recommend researching each college's specific academic programs and campus environment to find the ones that best match your preferences.

Finally, keep in mind that application essays and recommendation letters can significantly impact your chances at many colleges, so invest time and effort into crafting compelling essays and developing strong relationships with teachers, counselors, or mentors who can write you a persuasive recommendation. Good luck!

6 months ago

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