University of North Carolina at Wilmington is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted University of North Carolina at Wilmington freshman is 1270 out of 1600. UNCW students have the 190th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1270 is in the 85th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1210 to 1330. The 75th percentile score is 1330 while the 25th percentile score is 1210.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UNCW but we estimate it to be around a 1150 total composite SAT score.
The average score for UNCW students on the math portion of the SAT is 630 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 600 and the 75th percentile score 660.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 610 to 670 and the average score for University of North Carolina at Wilmington students is 640.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of North Carolina at Wilmington based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 68%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.56.
An SAT score of 1330 or higher is very competitive at UNCW and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 80% or higher.
Scores between 1270 to 1320 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 68% to 78%.
SAT scores between 1210 to 1260 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 53% to 66% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1150 to 1200 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 50% chance of admission to UNCW. SAT scores below 1150 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199218 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Wilmington.