The acceptance rate at UNC Charlotte is 80%. It ranks #46 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 15,866 out of 19,949 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent (SAT 1110/1280 ACT 22/27). University of North Carolina at Charlotte typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.49. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The UNC Charlotte application fee is $75 and applications are due by Feb 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1200
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina at Charlotte?
University of North Carolina at Charlotte typically prefers applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1020. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. UNC Charlotte ranks #8 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNC Charlotte?
Admission data indicates that UNC Charlotte 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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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What GPA do you need to get into University of North Carolina at Charlotte?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UNC Charlotte. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina at Charlotte was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.49 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNC Charlotte accepts 80% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||23.69%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||26.7%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||22.73%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.09%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||7.65%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.38%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.03%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
80% of University of North Carolina at Charlotte freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||17%|
|Top 25% of class||46%|
|Top 50% of class||80%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||29%||25%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of North Carolina at Charlotte is $75.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina at Charlotte and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199139 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
65% of students submit their SAT scores to UNC Charlotte. 66% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to UNC Charlotte. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1110 and 1280. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 66% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.