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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Admissions

UNC admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 24%. Students that get into UNC have an average SAT score between 1270-1460 or an average ACT score of 28-33. The regular admissions application deadline for UNC is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the UNC early action deadline is October 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
24%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
39,650
SAT Range
1270-1460
SAT Reading
640-720
SAT Math
630-740
Students Submitting SAT
39%
ACT Range
28-33
ACT English
28-34
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
64%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
October 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$85
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
72%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.65 responses
Poll
80%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.65 responses
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