The Best Colleges for B Students 

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Updated June 14, 2019 933 votes 315 voters 23.6k views 38 items
List of the best colleges for B students. A safety school is always good to have in mind when applying to college -- especially as a C student. Underachievers would be lucky to achieve acceptance to one of these universities. Average students should check out these rankings to create their own list of top schools for underachievers. If you partied too hard in high school, or just never got into the material as much as the nerds did, one of these easier schools with a wider acceptance rate could be the perfect fit. Fill out the Common Application and reach for your dream school on the coolest campus in the country -- but stay safe and get that app ready for one of these respected safety schools. You don't have to get straight A's in every subject; you just need a little bit of drive and a good education. The professors at these places will expect the underachieving type so you will be comfortable, but why not surprise them and study extra hard? These are great schools for B students and the colleges on this list are more fitting for you as a student than any Ivy League university could hope.
West Virginia University... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for B Students
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Morgantown, West Virginia

West Virginia University is a public land grant research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States. Its other campuses include the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser; and a second clinical campus for the University's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties. Since 2001, WVU has been governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors. Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 29,466 for the main campus, while enrollment across all campuses totaled 32,348. ...more on Wikipedia

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America

School type: Land-grant university

Sports: Basketball, American football

Colors: Old gold, Blue

Mascot: West Virginia University The Mountaineer

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Coastal Carolina Univers... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for B Students
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Conway, South Carolina

Coastal Carolina University, commonly referred to as CCU or Coastal, is a public, state-supported, liberal arts university in Conway, South Carolina, USA, located eight miles west of Myrtle Beach. Founded in 1954, Coastal became an independent university in 1993. The university is a national sea-grant institution and owns part of Waties Island, a 1,105-acre barrier island which serves as a natural laboratory. Coastal Carolina is also the home of the Horry County Schools Scholars Academy, a high school for gifted students. ...more on Wikipedia

Location: Conway, South Carolina, United States of America

School type: Public university

Sports: Basketball, American football

Colors: Bronze, Teal

Mascot: Chauncey the Chanticleer

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College of Charleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for B Students
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Charleston, South Carolina

The College of Charleston is a public, sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The college was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it the oldest college or university in South Carolina, the 15th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the oldest municipal college in the country. The founders of the College include three future signers of the Declaration of Independence and three future signers of the United States Constitution. It is said that the college was founded to "encourage and institute youth in the several branches of liberal education." The college is in company with the Colonial ...more on Wikipedia

Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

School type: Public university

Sports: Basketball

Colors: White, Maroon

Mascot: Cougar, Cougar

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University of Rhode Isla... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for B Students
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Kingston, Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island is the principal public research as well as the land grant and sea grant university for the state of Rhode Island. Its main campus is located in the village of Kingston in southern Rhode Island. Additionally, smaller campuses include the Feinstein Campus in Providence, the Narragansett Bay Campus in Narragansett, and the W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich. The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in 79 undergraduate and 49 graduate areas of study through seven academic colleges. These colleges include Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Science and Services, Environment and Life Sciences, ...more on Wikipedia

Location: Kingston, Rhode Island, United States of America

School type: Public school, Land-grant university, Public university

Sports: Basketball, American football

Colors: White, Columbia blue, Dark blue

Mascot: University of Rhode Island Rhody the Ram

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