University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP)

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke can be found in Pembroke, NC, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UNCP has an enrollment of around 7,200 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1230 (25th percentile) to 1490 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) to 21 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants that get into UNCP. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UNCP average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.04 for accepted students. About 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at UNCP, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 46 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UNCP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of North Carolina at Pembroke was reported as 72.0% in Fall 2012 with over 3,090 college applications submitted to UNCP. 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

  • UNCP SAT Scores: 1230 - 1490
  • UNCP ACT Scores: 18 - 21
  • UNCP Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of North Carolina at Pembroke, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 55.5%
  • 2009-2010: 78.9%
  • 2010-2011: 74.7%
  • 2011-2012: 69.8%
  • 2012-2013: 72.0%
  • Projected UNCP Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.5%

How Does UNCP Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UNCP is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fayetteville State University55.0%
Methodist University61.2%
Francis Marion University56.7%
Coker College53.3%
Campbell University69.8%

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 Recommended
  • 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 UNCP (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 500
Math430 - 510
Writing390 - 480
Total Score1230 - 1490
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score18 - 21
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