Charlotte, North Carolina
UNC Charlotte Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Charlotte
How hard is it to get into UNC Charlotte and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate. Last year, 10,992 out of 16,696 applicants were admitted making UNC Charlotte a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. University of North Carolina at Charlotte typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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UNC Charlotte SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT62%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1330|
|Average SAT Score||1260|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina at Charlotte?
University of North Carolina at Charlotte typically requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1330 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1255 to 1330||Avg +||66%-77%|
|1180 to 1255||Avg -||53%-66%|
|1105 to 1180||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<40%|
UNC Charlotte ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT70%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>77%|
|24 to 26||Avg +||66%-77%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||53%-66%|
|20 to 22||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 20||Low||<40%|
Avg. High School GPA3.82
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina at Charlotte was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UNC Charlotte accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||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|
53% of University of North Carolina at Charlotte freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||19%|
|Top 25% of class||53%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||36%||31%|
Applications were DueJul 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina at Charlotte and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.