A-plus Schools for B Students

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A-plus Schools for B Students Methodology

If you're a good student with less than stellar test scores or a so-so GPA, these are the schools for you. These colleges, which have strong ratings in the 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, accept a significant number of students with nonstratospheric transcripts.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

West West South Midwest North

A-plus Schools for B Students (North)

#2 Overall Score: 86 out of 100.

Providence College

#3 Overall Score: 84 out of 100.

Fairfield University

#5 Overall Score: 81 out of 100.

Loyola University Maryland

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A-plus Schools for B Students (South)

#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100.

Elon University

#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100.

Rollins College

#3 Overall Score: 90 out of 100.

Samford University

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A-plus Schools for B Students (Midwest)

#1 Overall Score: 100 out of 100.

Creighton University

#2 Overall Score: 96 out of 100.

Butler University

#3 Overall Score: 91 out of 100.

Drake University

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A-plus Schools for B Students (West)

#3 Overall Score: 92 out of 100.

Loyola Marymount University

#4 Overall Score: 87 out of 100.

Gonzaga University

#5 Overall Score: 86 out of 100.

Mills College

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