North Carolina Colleges for a Low SAT Score

Getting into college in North Carolina with a low SAT score.

College admission test taking is stressful. Not everyone rocks their SAT test. A low score doesn't mean you can't get into college. We've prepared a list of all selective admission, four year North Carolina colleges which are likely to accept students who scored in the lower fifty percentile on the SAT. Based on school admission history, an applicant with a lower than average SAT has a good chance to get into these 26 schools. Schools are listed in order from low SAT score to highest.

26 results found

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1060 Average SAT

#15 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $9,097net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Wingate University
W
Wingate, NC
Wingate University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1030 Average SAT

#13 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 3,689enrollment
  • $19,155net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
North Carolina Central University
N
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

970 Average SAT

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $13,755net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 17-19ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Winston Salem State University
W
Winston-Salem, NC
Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

960 Average SAT

#11 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,783net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Fayetteville State University
F
Fayetteville, NC
 
Fayetteville State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

940 Average SAT

#14 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 6,318enrollment
  • $5,587net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 870-1010SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA
Saint Augustines College
S
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

840 Average SAT

 

  • 767enrollment
  • $17,898net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 770-910SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.37Avg GPA
Catawba College
C
Salisbury, NC
Catawba College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1030 Average SAT

#9 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,294enrollment
  • $18,205net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.36Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
N
Pembroke, NC
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

1010 Average SAT

#16 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 7,137enrollment
  • $9,888net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 930-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Elizabeth City State University
E
Elizabeth City, NC
Elizabeth City State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

960 Average SAT

#12 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 1,677enrollment
  • $2,465net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 875-1050SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Johnson C Smith University
J
Charlotte, NC
Johnson C Smith University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

880 Average SAT

#18 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,655net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 803-960SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
St. Andrews University
S
Laurinburg, NC
St. Andrews University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

970 Average SAT

 

  • 683enrollment
  • $22,699net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 778-1153SAT range
  • 15-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Greensboro College
G
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1000 Average SAT

#14 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,026enrollment
  • $19,483net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 900-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA
Barton College
B
Wilson, NC
 
Barton College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1040 Average SAT

#11 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,059enrollment
  • $24,419net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Chowan University
C
Murfreesboro, NC
 
Chowan University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

880 Average SAT

#21 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $17,599net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 790-970SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.64Avg GPA
Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC
Mars Hill University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

1040 Average SAT

#15 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $14,967net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
William Peace University
W
Raleigh, NC
William Peace University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

1030 Average SAT

 

  • 910enrollment
  • $24,984net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Pfeiffer University
P
Misenheimer, NC
Pfeiffer University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

1030 Average SAT

#8 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,365enrollment
  • $22,340net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 915-1140SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Montreat College
M
Montreat, NC
 
Montreat College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

1040 Average SAT

 

  • 921enrollment
  • $23,142net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 922-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA