UNCG Admission RequirementsGreensboro, North Carolina
Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Greensboro
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UNCG and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #49 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,857 out of 8,179 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of North Carolina at Greensboro typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% 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
Applicants Submitting SAT61%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 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|
|1160 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1075 to 1160||Avg +||84%-90%|
|990 to 1075||Avg -||76%-84%|
|905 to 990||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 905||Low||<64%|
UNCG ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT43%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|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. The school ranks #17 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>91%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||84%-91%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||77%-84%|
|18 to 20||Reach||69%-77%|
|Less than 18||Low||<69%|
Avg. High School GPA3.64
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #15 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.64 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNCG accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
84% of University of North Carolina at Greensboro freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||43%||45%||44%|
Applications were DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina at Greensboro and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
61% of students submit their SAT scores to UNCG. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to UNCG. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1160. 61% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.