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2023 Top Public Universities in North Carolina

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  1. #1 Top Public Universities in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2532 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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  3. #4 Top Public Universities in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Wilmington

    4 Year,

    WILMINGTON, NC,

    1889 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is one of the best colleges for education, business, and computer science technology. The Watson College of Education is full of welcoming,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $17,946,

    SAT Range: 1160-1310,

  4. #6 Top Public Universities in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    3339 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The university has great academics, and has extra help available and tutoring as well for several classes, that offer drop in hours for any student that needs them. It also has an incredible nursing....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $16,029,

    SAT Range: 1110-1280,

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  6. #7 Top Public Universities in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Greensboro

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    4 Year,

    GREENSBORO, NC,

    3056 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My overall experience at UNCG has been a positive one. You get many opportunities to meet a variety of people and I like this university promotes many events and activities to do as a community and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $9,853,

    SAT Range: 980-1160,

  7. #8 Top Public Universities in North Carolina.

    Western Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    CULLOWHEE, NC,

    1550 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says WCU is a wonderful school for students to not only learn academically, but to also expand their knowledge on personal and social matters. It is a safe place to expand your mind through classes and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $13,221,

    SAT Range: 1020-1220,

  8. Winston-Salem State University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    1252 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Winston Salem State University has made it a point to make information accessible. I am a transfer student from a community college and the transfer could not have gone smoother! My advisor has been extremely helpful in answering a long list of questions about transferring credits, my path towards a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, and more. Overall, they are an affordable, inclusive, and helpful university that I would recommend to many people. I have several friends and family members that have earned degrees here and they all have had....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $11,868,

    SAT Range: 900-1030,

  9. Elizabeth City State University

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    4 Year,

    ELIZABETH CITY, NC,

    481 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have experienced the ups and downs of college. I enjoy the closeness of the professors and the ratios of classes at ECSU! I love the bonds I have formed not only with the professors but with the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $3,270,

    SAT Range: 840-1000,

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