North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 133 colleges in North Carolina with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Duke University leads the list by accepting 9% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
D

Durham, NC

9%
D

Davidson, NC

19%
N

Chapel Hill, NC

23%
P

Winston Salem, NC

24%
W

Winston Salem, NC

29%
N

Winston-Salem, NC

38%
S

Winston Salem, NC

39%
B

Wilson, NC

40%
W

Cullowhee, NC

40%
C

Concord, NC

41%
S

Laurinburg, NC

41%
L

Salisbury, NC

42%
G

Greensboro, NC

44%
M

Elizabeth City, NC

44%
B

Brevard, NC

46%
J

Charlotte, NC

46%
N

Durham, NC

47%
N

Raleigh, NC

47%
G

Boiling Springs, NC

48%
C

Salisbury, NC

52%