The Best Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in North Carolina

Top Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in North Carolina.


21 results

Elon University
E
Elon, NC

Elon University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 7,127enrollment
  • $39,401net price
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.65Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 10

Campbell University
C
Buies Creek, NC

Campbell University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 5,622enrollment
  • $26,299net price
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

University of North Carolina at Asheville
N
Asheville, NC

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#5 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 3,233enrollment
  • $13,854net price
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
N
Charlotte, NC

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 30,448enrollment
  • $16,029net price
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC

Appalachian State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#7 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 20,641enrollment
  • $10,687net price
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Gardner Webb University
G
Boiling Springs, NC

Gardner Webb University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 3,441enrollment
  • $20,363net price
  • 960-1215SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
N
Greensboro, NC

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 19,038enrollment
  • $9,853net price
  • 1095-1260SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Methodist University
M
Fayetteville, NC
 

Methodist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,916enrollment
  • $31,730net price
  • 1110-1230SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Guilford College
G
Greensboro, NC

Guilford College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,198enrollment
  • $24,640net price
  • 950-1200SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC

East Carolina University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 28,021enrollment
  • $15,403net price
  • 1020-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Western Carolina University
W
Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 11,877enrollment
  • $13,221net price
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Montreat College
M
Montreat, NC
 

Montreat College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,013enrollment
  • $23,906net price
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Mount Olive College
M
Mount Olive, NC
 

Mount Olive College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#15 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 2,288enrollment
  • $14,805net price
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

North Carolina Central University
N
HBCU
Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 7,953enrollment
  • $13,324net price
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Barton College
B
Wilson, NC
 

Barton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

99% Acceptance Rate

#16 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,213enrollment
  • $24,111net price
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

Belmont Abbey College
B
Belmont, NC

Belmont Abbey College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

99% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,517enrollment
  • $22,333net price
  • 1028-1206SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

Winston Salem State University
W
HBCU
Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 5,226enrollment
  • $11,868net price
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Elizabeth City State University
E
HBCU
Elizabeth City, NC

Elizabeth City State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 2,054enrollment
  • $3,270net price
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30