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Greensboro, North Carolina

UNCG Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UNCG and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate. Last year, 6,634 out of 8,501 applicants were admitted making University of North Carolina at Greensboro an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. University of North Carolina at Greensboro typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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UNCG SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1110-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1180

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina at Greensboro?

University of North Carolina at Greensboro typically requires 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 56 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 Greensboro admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >86%
1180 to 1250 Avg + 78%-86%
1110 to 1180 Avg - 68%-78%
1040 to 1110 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 1040 Low <55%
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UNCG ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNCG?

Admission data indicates that UNCG regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Carolina at Greensboro admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >87%
22 to 25 Avg + 78%-87%
20 to 22 Avg - 70%-78%
18 to 20 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 18 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.64
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 3.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.64 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNCG accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of North Carolina at Greensboro students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 49% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% 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

84% of University of North Carolina at Greensboro freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of North Carolina at Greensboro students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Greensboro admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,782 2,719 8,501
Accepted 4,510 2,124 6,634
Acceptance Rate 78% 78% 78%
Enrolled 1,846 945 2,791
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 44% 42%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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=199148 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Greensboro.