North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

Below is a list of the 59 colleges in North Carolina with the highest average high school GPA for incoming freshmen. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops the list with an average reported GPA of 4.39. Note that not all colleges report GPA for their incoming class. Those with asterisk(*) denote a predicted GPA by the CollegeSimply AI algorithm.

GPA Data is reported by participating colleges to Wintergreen Orchard House and is reproduced under license.

List of North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA
School Average GPA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Weighted GPA

Chapel Hill, NC

4.39 
Elon University

Weighted GPA

Elon, NC

4.04 
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Weighted GPA

Wilmington, NC

4.01 
Appalachian State University

Weighted GPA

Boone, NC

3.98 
Duke University

Estimated GPA

Durham, NC

3.94*
Davidson College

Davidson, NC

3.82 
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

3.81 
Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

3.74 
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC

3.69 
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

3.67 
North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC

3.61 
Warren Wilson College

Weighted GPA

Swannanoa, NC

3.6 
Catawba College

Weighted GPA

Salisbury, NC

3.59 
Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC

3.52 
Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

3.5 
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Weighted GPA

Pembroke, NC

3.5 
Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

3.49 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

3.49