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Applying to UNC

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 20.40%
Yield 45.32%
SAT Score 1,260
ACT Score 25
Applicants 50,729

Applying To UNC

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 20.4% at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where a total of 50,729 students applied and 10,348 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 25. It requires five items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to UNC.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$85
Graduate Application Fees$90
Admission Informationwww.admissions.unc.edu/
Online Applicationwww.admissions.unc.edu/Apply
Acceptance Rate20.40%
Average Test Scores1,260 SAT / 25 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 20.40% where a total of 50,729 students (20,277 men and 30,452 women) have applied to UNC and 10,348 (3,996 men and 6,352 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 1,736 male and 2,954 female students have enrolled into UNC and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 45.32%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at UNC
TotalMenWomen
Applicants50,72920,27730,452
Admitted10,3483,9966,352
Enrolled4,6901,7362,954
Acceptance Rate 20.40% 19.71% 20.86%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 45.32% 43.44% 46.51%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At UNC, 108 applicants (2% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 543 applicants (12%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 25 at UNC. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,380 and 25th percentile score is 1,140. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 80 and the 25th percentile score is 64. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at UNC.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at UNC
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570680
SAT Math570700
ACT Composite2227
ACT Math2227
ACT English2026
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for UNC
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is Semester. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training