University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can be found in Chapel Hill, NC, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UNC enrolls about twenty nine thousand students per year.
An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1780 (25th percentile) - 2100 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 28 (25th percentile) - 32 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We were able to estimate the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) average GPA (3.55 - 3.78) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Only 28% of applicants are accepted to this school due to the fair number of applicants for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) acceptance rate 2015 will be around 31%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.unc.edu.
Overall University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012
The overall acceptance rate for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was reported as 27.6% in Fall 2012 with over 28,400 applications submitted to UNC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- UNC SAT Scores: 1780 - 2100
- UNC ACT Scores: 28 - 32
- UNC Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.78
How Hard Is It to Get into University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill?
Applicant Selectivity: High
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UNC has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2008-2009: 34.0%
- 2009-2010: 31.6%
- 2010-2011: 33.9%
- 2011-2012: 33.0%
- 2012-2013: 27.6%
- Projected UNC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 31.1%
How Does University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Compare?
The acceptance rate for UNC is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|North Carolina State University at Raleigh||50.0%|
|North Carolina A & T State University||69.6%|
|University of North Carolina at Greensboro||60.0%|
|East Carolina University||62.2%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) (Fall 2012)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||590 - 700|
|Math||610 - 710|
|Writing||580 - 690|
|Total Score||1780 - 2100|
|English||28 - 34|
|Math||27 - 33|
|Composite Score||28 - 32|