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University of North Carolina at Asheville Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

75.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Carolina at Asheville
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of North Carolina at Asheville? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,675 out of 3,523 applicants 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, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. University of North Carolina at Asheville typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1120-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
45%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1310
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina at Asheville?

University of North Carolina at Asheville typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 1025. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1215 out of 1600. 45 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of North Carolina at Asheville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >84%
1215 to 1310 Avg + 76%-84%
1120 to 1215 Avg - 65%-76%
1025 to 1120 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1025 Low <52%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
48%
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of North Carolina at Asheville?

Admission data indicates that University of North Carolina at Asheville regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. 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. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Carolina at Asheville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >86%
25 to 28 Avg + 76%-86%
23 to 25 Avg - 67%-76%
21 to 23 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 21 Low <58%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.98
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of North Carolina at Asheville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina at Asheville was 3.98 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.98 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of North Carolina at Asheville accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of North Carolina at Asheville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 69% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 8% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 3% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Asheville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,197 1,326 3,523
Accepted 1,751 924 2,675
Acceptance Rate 80% 70% 76%
Enrolled 415 250 665
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 27% 25%

Admission Requirements

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

University of North Carolina at Asheville Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Carolina at Asheville
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.