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UNC Chapel Hill SAT Scores

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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SAT scores needed to get into University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1385

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill freshman is 1385 out of 1600. UNC Chapel Hill students have the 62nd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1385 is in the 95th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1280 to 1490

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1280 to 1490. The 75th percentile score is 1490 while the 25th percentile score is 1280.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UNC Chapel Hill but we estimate it to be around a 1170 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 700

The average score for UNC Chapel Hill students on the math portion of the SAT is 700 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 640 and the 75th percentile score 760.

Average SAT Reading Score 685

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 640 to 730 and the average score for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students is 685.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

44 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 25%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 4.39 weighted.

Can I get into UNC Chapel Hill with a 1490 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1490 or higher is very competitive at UNC Chapel Hill and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 39% or higher.

Can I get into UNC Chapel Hill with a 1390 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1390 to 1480 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 26% to 37%.

Can I get into UNC Chapel Hill with a 1280 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1280 to 1380 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 15% to 24% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into UNC Chapel Hill with a 1170 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1170 to 1270 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 14% chance of admission to UNC Chapel Hill. SAT scores below 1170 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 55%
1590 54%
1580 52%
1570 51%
1560 49%
1550 48%
1540 46%
1530 45%
1520 43%
1510 42%
1500 40%
1490 39%
1480 37%
1470 36%
1460 35%
1450 33%
1440 32%
1430 31%
1420 29%
1410 28%
1400 27%
1390 26%
1380 24%
1370 23%
1360 22%
1350 21%
1340 20%
1330 19%
1320 18%
1310 17%
1300 17%
1290 16%
1280 15%
1270 14%
1260 13%
1250 13%
1240 12%
1230 11%
1220 11%
1210 10%
1200 10%
1190 9%
1180 9%
1170 8%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199120 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.