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University of North Carolina at Asheville Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of North Carolina at Asheville? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,579 out of 3,285 applicants or 79% were admitted making University of North Carolina at Asheville an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,034 1,251 3,285
Accepted 1,642 937 2,579
Acceptance Rate 81% 75% 79%
Enrolled 451 284 735
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 30% 28%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina at Asheville and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of North Carolina at Asheville regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Asheville.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. 57 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1140 1320
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 550 630
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 21 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >88%
25 to 28 Avg + 79%-88%
23 to 25 Avg - 71%-79%
21 to 23 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 21 Low <62%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >86%
1230 to 1320 Avg + 79%-86%
1140 to 1230 Avg - 69%-79%
1050 to 1140 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 1050 Low <57%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of North Carolina at Asheville has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina at Asheville and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199111 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Asheville.