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Applying to UNC

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 25.00%
Yield 42.56%
SAT Score 1,385
ACT Score 31
Applicants 41,773

Applying To UNC

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 25% at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where a total of 41,773 students applied and 10,445 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,385 and the average ACT score is 31. It requires six 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 Rate25%
Average Test Scores1,385 SAT / 31 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 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 25.00% where a total of 41,773 students (17,435 men and 24,338 women) have applied to UNC and 10,445 (4,340 men and 6,105 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 1,732 male and 2,713 female students have enrolled into UNC and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 42.56%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at UNC
TotalMenWomen
Applicants41,77317,43524,338
Admitted10,4454,3406,105
Enrolled4,4451,7322,713
Acceptance Rate 25.00% 24.89% 25.08%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 42.56% 39.91% 44.44%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At UNC, 2,176 applicants (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,331 applicants (52%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,385 and the average ACT score is 31 at UNC. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,490 and 25th percentile score is 1,280. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 100 and the 25th percentile score is 82. 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 Writing640730
SAT Math640760
ACT Composite2833
ACT Math2632
ACT English2835
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill requires 6 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants.
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