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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Admission Requirements

Pembroke, North Carolina

Chances of getting into University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.2%
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 #47 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,506 out of 4,316 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 72 percent. University of North Carolina at Pembroke typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% 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
920-1080
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1080
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 requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 55 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.

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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
1080 and Above Good >88%
1000 to 1080 Avg + 81%-88%
920 to 1000 Avg - 71%-81%
840 to 920 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 840 Low <60%
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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 16
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 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 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 #33 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 60 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 >88%
19 to 21 Avg + 81%-88%
17 to 19 Avg - 71%-81%
15 to 17 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 15 Low <60%
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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 #24 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 Competitiveness
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 2,556 1,760 4,316
Accepted 2,092 1,414 3,506
Acceptance Rate 82% 80% 81%
Enrolled 735 498 1,233
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 35% 35%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

81% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1080. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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.

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