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Can I get into UNCSA? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 305 out of 887 applicants or 34% were admitted making UNCSA a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. University of North Carolina School of the Arts typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 65% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a prized outcome for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||64%||66%||65%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Carolina School of the Arts and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that UNCSA regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>47%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||34%-47%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||23%-34%|
|18 to 21||Reach||15%-23%|
|Less than 18||Low||<15%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>47%|
|1190 to 1310||Avg +||34%-47%|
|1070 to 1190||Avg -||23%-34%|
|950 to 1070||Reach||15%-23%|
|Less than 950||Low||<15%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Carolina School of the Arts was 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UNCSA will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Carolina School of the Arts and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199184 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina School of the Arts.