North Carolina Private Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Private Colleges by ACT Score

List of Private Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 31 private 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.

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 Private Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
College Average ACT Score
D

Durham, NC

34
D

Davidson, NC

31
E

Elon, NC

27
S

Winston Salem, NC

24
W

Swannanoa, NC

24
Q

Charlotte, NC

23
C

Buies Creek, NC

22
M

Raleigh, NC

22
B

Belmont, NC

21
C

Concord, NC

21
C

Salisbury, NC

21
G

Boiling Springs, NC

21
M

Montreat, NC

21
W

Raleigh, NC

21
W

Wingate, NC

21
B

Wilson, NC

20
M

Fayetteville, NC

20
G

Greensboro, NC

19
M

Mars Hill, NC

19
M

Mount Olive, NC

19