North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 44 colleges in North Carolina with the highest ACT Score for incoming freshmen. Duke University tops the list with an average ACT Score of 34. Alternatively, check out the SAT version of these rankings.

List of North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
School Average ACT Score
Duke University

Durham, NC

34
Davidson College

Davidson, NC

31
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

30
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

29
Elon University

Elon, NC

27
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC

25
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

25
Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, NC

25
Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

24
University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

24
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

24
Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

23
Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

22
Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

22
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

22
Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

22
Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

21
East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

21