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UNC Charlotte Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

65.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into UNC Charlotte? 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1180-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1180
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Estimated Average SAT 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of North Carolina at Charlotte admission chances by SAT score
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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
70%
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Carolina at Charlotte admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.82
Typical High School Grades
A-

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 57% Good
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

High School Class Rank

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 for admitted University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
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%

Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Charlotte admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,099 7,597 16,696
Accepted 5,854 5,138 10,992
Acceptance Rate 64% 68% 66%
Enrolled 1,524 1,849 3,373
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 36% 31%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
37

Applicants have 37 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UNC Charlotte before the Jul 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18

Admission Requirements

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

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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=199139 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.