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SAT Scores for Admission to Top North Carolina Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 15 Top Colleges

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Do you have the SAT scores do you need to get into one of the top North Carolina colleges and universities? This side-by-side comparison shows scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these top colleges in North Carolina.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these North Carolina colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Top North Carolina Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Appalachian State 520 610 530 620 500 590
Davidson College 620 720 640 720 620 720
Duke University 660 750 690 780 670 770
Elon University 570 660 560 660 570 670
Guilford College 480 620 490 660 460 600
High Point University 497 589 507 609 487 589
Meredith College 450 560 460 560 - -
NC State 530 620 560 660 510 610
Salem College 510 620 490 590 - -
UNC Asheville 540 640 530 620 510 630
UNC Chapel Hill 590 700 610 700 590 690
UNC School of the Arts 510 630 470 600 500 600
UNC Wilmington 540 620 550 630 520 600
Wake Forest - - - - - -
Warren Wilson 500 650 480 590 510 620
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