Admissions Information

The application fee is $80 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University of North Carolina Wilmington. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$75
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 65.45% and the yield is 26.93%. 4,850 men and 8,437 women applied to UNCW and 3,030 men and 5,667 women students were accepted. Among them, 841 men and 1,501 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 65.45%62.47%67.17%
Yield 26.93%27.76%26.49%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,085 students (46% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,464 students (63%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and the 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 660 (75th) and 580 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 27 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590660
SAT Math580660
ACT Composite2227
ACT Math2126
ACT English2127
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of North Carolina Wilmington are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of North Carolina Wilmington.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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UNCW Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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