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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Admission Requirements

Pembroke, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
91%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of North Carolina at Pembroke is 91%.  It ranks #55 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. University of North Carolina at Pembroke is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,588 out of 5,021 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent (SAT 910/1090 ACT 17/21). University of North Carolina at Pembroke typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke application fee is $55 and applications are due by Jul 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of North Carolina at Pembroke is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
910-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT 
55%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of North Carolina at Pembroke typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 820. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. University of North Carolina at Pembroke ranks #32 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

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 
1090 and Above Good >95%
1000 to 1090 Avg + 91%-95%
910 to 1000 Avg - 84%-91%
820 to 910 Reach 74%-84%
Less than 820 Low <74%
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University of North Carolina at Pembroke ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
60%
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 20
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

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 >95%
19 to 21 Avg + 91%-95%
17 to 19 Avg - 84%-91%
15 to 17 Reach 74%-84%
Less than 15 Low <74%
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University of North Carolina at Pembroke GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.5
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

Applicants require very good grades in high school 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 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of North Carolina at Pembroke accepts 91% 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 Competitiveness 
4.0 19.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 12.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 18.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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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 12%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 72%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of North Carolina at Pembroke admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,185 1,836 5,021
Accepted 2,968 1,620 4,588
Acceptance Rate 93% 88% 91%
Enrolled 549 352 901
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 22% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
222

Applicants have 222 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of North Carolina at Pembroke is $55.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina at Pembroke and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Application 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.

FAQs

Does University of North Carolina at Pembroke prefer SAT or ACT?

55% of students submit their SAT scores to University of North Carolina at Pembroke. 60% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1090. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 21. 60% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.