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.

North Carolina Colleges SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Appalachian State510620520620--see graph
Davidson College630720620720--see graph
Duke University680770700800--see graph
Elon University550640550640--see graph
Guilford College------see graph
High Point University492595503605--see graph
Meredith College460563460560--see graph
NC State570660600690--see graph
Salem College480610470590--see graph
UNC Asheville530640510610--see graph
UNC Chapel Hill600700610720--see graph
UNC School of the Arts540630490610--see graph
UNC Wilmington560630570630--see graph
Wake Forest------see graph
Warren Wilson------see graph
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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.

Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics.