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Tightest North Carolina Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) North Carolina colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Duke University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 7.60% 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 low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in North Carolina.
Tightest North Carolina Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Duke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
7.60%41,9473,1871,73154.31%
2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Public, 4 or more yearsChapel Hill, NC
22.63%42,4659,6104,18243.52%
3Wake Forest University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
29.60%12,5593,7171,36036.59%
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Public, 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
45.13%31,13014,0504,87334.68%
5North Carolina A & T State University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
58.29%15,0838,7922,28926.04%
6University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
65.05%21,86814,2253,65325.68%
7University of North Carolina Wilmington
Public, 4 or more yearsWilmington, NC
65.45%13,2878,6972,34226.93%
8North Carolina Central University
Public, 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
67.98%8,3115,6501,02718.18%
9Western Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsCullowhee, NC
68.71%11,1287,6462,10727.56%
10High Point University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHigh Point, NC
74.55%11,2988,4231,40016.62%