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Pembroke, North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
80.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #50 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,680 out of 4,558 applicants were admitted making University of North Carolina at Pembroke an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. University of North Carolina at Pembroke typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% 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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University of North Carolina at Pembroke SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1070

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

University of North Carolina at Pembroke 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #35 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 54 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 Pembroke admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >88%
1065 to 1140 Avg + 81%-88%
990 to 1065 Avg - 71%-81%
915 to 990 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 915 Low <60%
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University of North Carolina at Pembroke ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

Admission data indicates that University of North Carolina at Pembroke regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Carolina at Pembroke admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >90%
19 to 21 Avg + 81%-90%
18 to 19 Avg - 75%-81%
17 to 18 Reach 68%-75%
Less than 17 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina at Pembroke was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of North Carolina at Pembroke accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 22% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

72% of University of North Carolina at Pembroke freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Pembroke admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,681 1,877 4,558
Accepted 2,206 1,474 3,680
Acceptance Rate 82% 79% 81%
Enrolled 579 454 1,033
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 31% 28%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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=199281 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Pembroke.