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Colleges / The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%

About UNC Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a public, state university in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. UNC Charlotte was founded in 1946. The university currently enrolls around 29,551 students a year, including 23,578 undergrads.

UNC Charlotte Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into UNC Charlotte. Around 80% of applicants get into UNC Charlotte each year. In 2022, 16,210 out of 20,365 total applicants were accepted.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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College Info

9201 University City Boulevard https://www.charlotte.edu/ Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

UNC Charlotte Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNC Charlotte is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNC Charlotte is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UNC Charlotte SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1300


Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1300 and Above


1140 to 1300


1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UNC Charlotte students is 1216. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UNC Charlotte, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UNC Charlotte.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UNC Charlotte is like? There are approximately 29,551 students enrolled at UNC Charlotte, including 23,578 undergraduate students and 5,973 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from NC and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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