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2024 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina

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  1. #3 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2648 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says As a student attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I have had an incredible experience so far. The campus itself is stunning, with historic brick buildings and towering trees...One of the things that sets UNC apart is the sense of community that permeates the campus. From sports games to club meetings, something is always happening on campus, and students are encouraged to...I feel incredibly lucky to have been able to attend such an amazing institution, and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a world-class education in a vibrant and supportive community..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $11,508,

    SAT Range: 1140-1380,

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  3. #4 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    Wake Forest University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    867 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I absolutely adore Wake Forest University. I was first struck by the beautiful campus, but later fell in love with the community of the school. The companionship between students is so strong, due to....

    Read 867 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $24,643,

  4. #5 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3435 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Over the past two semesters, I've had experience in both the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences. I have to say, the engineers made me want to leave altogether. The demographic of my....

    Read 3435 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $14,328,

    SAT Range: 1270-1440,

  5. #6 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON SALEM, NC,

    268 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I like the housing options and the teachers/professors are supportive, especially in the school of dance. Throughout my time I am constantly being challenged in my art and can see improvement...One thing I would like to see at UNCSA is a better-lit campus at night. The parking lots are a bit further from the dance building..

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $12,097,

    SAT Range: 1120-1380,

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  7. #7 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    Appalachian State University

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    4 Year,

    BOONE, NC,

    2797 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Throughout my first two years at Appalachian State, I have loved everything about this college town. In light of living in the mountains, students use their free times exploring the hiking trails,...While the scenery in Boone is truly amazing, students have a passion to keep Boone clean. I have loved being eco-friendly in the smallest ways. I have learned to use more sustainable products such as...It is not just the town that draw people to Appalachian state but, the school its' self! I have met people from all sorts of states and cities. Our largest program within the University is our....

    Read 2797 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $12,735,

    SAT Range: 1130-1300,

  8. #8 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Greensboro

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    4 Year,

    GREENSBORO, NC,

    3197 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Choosing the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is one of the best choices I have ever made. Throughout my time at UNCG, I have been able to further my academics with instructors and staff....

    Read 3197 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $9,950,

    SAT Range: 1020-1260,

  9. #9 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    3493 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Hello there! I am a dedicated and ambitious junior in the School of Business, and my passion lies in pursuing an accounting degree with the ultimate goal of becoming a Certified Public Accountant....

    Read 3493 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $15,682,

    SAT Range: 1120-1320,

  10. #10 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Wilmington

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    4 Year,

    WILMINGTON, NC,

    1997 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love UNCW! The campus is gorgeous, which makes going outside and walking to class more enjoyable. The students and faculty here are genuinely friendly and want to get to know you. Something that I....

    Read 1997 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $18,792,

    SAT Range: 1210-1330,

  11. #12 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    Western Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    CULLOWHEE, NC,

    1630 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Western Carolina University is pretty great. Being located in the mountains, the university is surrounded by picturesque scenery. The small town of Sylva is only a ten-minute drive from campus and....

    Read 1630 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $13,082,

    SAT Range: 1060-1230,

  12. #13 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    Meredith College

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    762 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Meredith College stands out as an exceptional institution that provides a top-notch education combined with a supportive and empowering environment. The academic programs are rigorous and engaging,....

    Read 762 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $21,717,

    SAT Range: 1060-1230,

  13. #14 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    North Carolina A&T State University

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    4 Year,

    GREENSBORO, NC,

    3119 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Attending North Carolina, A&T State University (NC A&T) has been a transformative and enriching experience, leaving an indelible mark on my personal and academic journey. As a student at this...One of the standout features of NC A&T is its strong commitment to academic excellence. The challenging curriculum has pushed me to expand my intellectual horizons and develop critical thinking...As an HBCU, NC A&T has been instrumental in fostering a sense of identity and pride in my cultural heritage. The university's commitment to preserving and celebrating African American history and... I am grateful for the memories, friendships, and invaluable experiences that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact on my personal and professional journey. Aggie Pride!.

    Read 3119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $9,145,

    SAT Range: 990-1170,

  14. #15 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    Queens University of Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    611 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I really enjoy Queens University of Charlotte; I have spent majority of my adult college time at Queens. I had to stop for a while due to personal and financial reasons. I was fairly close to....

    Read 611 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $29,810,

    SAT Range: 1060-1230,

  15. #17 Best Test Optional Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina Asheville

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    4 Year,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    704 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a current freshman attending UNC-Asheville, I really enjoyed the time I have spent here so far. The class sizes aren't so big that you get overwhelmed and the professors are attentive,....

    Read 704 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $13,838,

    SAT Range: 1130-1330,

  16. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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    4 Year,

    PEMBROKE, NC,

    1223 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says My time at UNC Pembroke has been a transformative journey filled with diverse perspectives and a strong sense of community. The campus environment has been welcoming, fostering meaningful connections...While my experience has been positive, I believe there is room for improvement in technological resources on campus. Upgrading technology infrastructure and providing more access to modern tools....

    Read 1223 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 92%,

    Net Price: $11,022,

    SAT Range: 890-1140,

  17. Gardner-Webb University

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    4 Year,

    BOILING SPRINGS, NC,

    792 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall I have loved attending Gardner-Webb University. Because it's a smaller school, you are treated like a person and not just a number. From the admissions process to classes to groups/clubs,....

    Read 792 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $20,296,

    SAT Range: 960-1190,

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