Quantcast

University of North Carolina at Asheville Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

80.4%
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 80% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,763 out of 3,437 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 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

80% are accepted,
can you get in?

See if you have the grades and scores to get into University of North Carolina at Asheville

Calculate My Chances

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1150-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
52%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Estimated Average SAT 1240
SAT Scores you need to get in

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 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. 52 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
1320 and Above Good >87%
1235 to 1320 Avg + 80%-87%
1150 to 1235 Avg - 70%-80%
1065 to 1150 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 1065 Low <58%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
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 22
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Asheville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Estimated Average ACT 25
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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 46 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 >87%
25 to 28 Avg + 80%-87%
22 to 25 Avg - 70%-80%
19 to 22 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 19 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 80% 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

High School Class Rank

54% of University of North Carolina at Asheville freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of North Carolina at Asheville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Asheville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,193 1,244 3,437
Accepted 1,818 945 2,763
Acceptance Rate 83% 76% 80%
Enrolled 394 254 648
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 27% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.

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.