North Carolina Colleges for a 970 on the SAT

What North Carolina colleges can I apply to with a SAT score of 970?

With a 970 on the SAT, these are the North Carolina colleges you have a competitive chance to get into

Looking at the most recent published freshman class SAT scores for all North Carolina colleges, we've found 27 schools where submitting a 970 with your college application places you around the middle SAT score range of admitted students' average SAT scores. They represent the most popular schools where you will be a competitive applicant and those which have historically accepted a 970 SAT score. You can view your reach schools and safety schools by using the admission chance filter. Keep in mind, a SAT score alone won't get you admitted. It's equally important to have the GPA that the college is expecting for incoming students.

Is a 970 a good SAT score?

You can probably do better than a score of 970. It places you in the bottom 34th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam. The score indicates you've done a below average job answering the questions on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing sections of the test. Since your score is on the lower end of the range, consider taking a test prep course and re-taking the SAT to see if you can do better.

What is the ACT equivalent to a 970 SAT score?

For comparison purposes, a 970 on the SAT converts to a 18 on the ACT based on the College Board / ACT concordance. Not all colleges report both SAT and ACT score admission data so you should check our comparable listings for both standardized tests to find academically similar schools.

27 results found

Displaying 27 target schools where your 970 SAT score is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 12 reach schools and 7 safety schools you can consider.

North Carolina A & T State University
N
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $11,049net price
  • $6,612tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance51%
North Carolina Central University
N
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $12,687net price
  • $6,464tuition
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance46%
Winston Salem State University
W
Winston-Salem, NC
Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • $5,904tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance67%
Fayetteville State University
F
Fayetteville, NC
 
Fayetteville State University

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 6,318enrollment
  • $5,626net price
  • $5,249tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance70%
Saint Augustines College
S
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 767enrollment
  • $26,096net price
  • $17,890tuition
  • 760-940SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.37Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance78%
Catawba College
C
Salisbury, NC
Catawba College

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 1,294enrollment
  • $19,172net price
  • $30,520tuition
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.36Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance46%
Lenoir Rhyne University
L
Hickory, NC
Lenoir Rhyne University

Private 4 Year

74% acceptance rate

  • 2,700enrollment
  • $19,380net price
  • $36,400tuition
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance64%
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
N
Pembroke, NC
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 7,137enrollment
  • $11,517net price
  • $3,418tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance78%
Belmont Abbey College
B
Belmont, NC
Belmont Abbey College

Private 4 Year

80% acceptance rate

  • 1,556enrollment
  • $23,066net price
  • $18,500tuition
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance72%
Gardner Webb University
G
Boiling Springs, NC
Gardner Webb University

Private 4 Year

48% acceptance rate

  • 3,598enrollment
  • $20,753net price
  • $32,000tuition
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance35%
Elizabeth City State University
E
Elizabeth City, NC
Elizabeth City State University

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,677enrollment
  • $2,304net price
  • $3,194tuition
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance60%
Johnson C Smith University
J
Charlotte, NC
Johnson C Smith University

Private 4 Year

46% acceptance rate

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,087net price
  • $18,236tuition
  • 810-980SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance58%
St. Andrews University
S
Laurinburg, NC
St. Andrews University

Private 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 683enrollment
  • $26,108net price
  • $26,648tuition
  • 780-1160SAT range
  • 13-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance41%
Greensboro College
G
Greensboro, NC
 
Greensboro College

Private 4 Year

44% acceptance rate

  • 1,026enrollment
  • $31,019net price
  • $29,140tuition
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance38%
Barton College
B
Wilson, NC
 
Barton College

Private 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 1,059enrollment
  • $23,533net price
  • $30,880tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance34%
Chowan University
C
Murfreesboro, NC
 
Chowan University

Private 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $17,424net price
  • $24,980tuition
  • 810-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.64Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance67%
Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC
Mars Hill University

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $17,197net price
  • $32,968tuition
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance50%
William Peace University
W
Raleigh, NC
William Peace University

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 910enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • $30,500tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Your 970 SAT
Estimated Chance52%