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Affordable North Carolina Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) North Carolina colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. University of North Carolina at Pembroke has the highest acceptance rate as of 84.93% for academic year 2019-2020 in North Carolina. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in North Carolina.
Affordable North Carolina Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Public, 4 or more yearsPembroke, NC
84.93%5,6014,7571,13123.78%
2University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Public, 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
82.46%9,9748,2252,74633.39%
3East Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenville, NC
78.72%19,23515,1414,36428.82%
4Elon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsElon, NC
78.44%10,5008,2361,65920.14%
5Appalachian State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBoone, NC
76.81%16,66412,8003,50127.35%
6High Point University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHigh Point, NC
74.55%11,2988,4231,40016.62%
7Western Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsCullowhee, NC
68.71%11,1287,6462,10727.56%
8North Carolina Central University
Public, 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
67.98%8,3115,6501,02718.18%
9University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
65.05%21,86814,2253,65325.68%
10University of North Carolina Wilmington
Public, 4 or more yearsWilmington, NC
65.45%13,2878,6972,34226.93%