If you are considering submitting an application to UNC Greensboro, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is March 1 and the fee for the application is $65.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|UNC Greensboro 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||1%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||56%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||47%|
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! UNC Greensboro will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 31.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
UNC Greensboro is a moderately difficult school to get into. UNC Greensboro evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UNC Greensboro accepted 88% of all applicants, around 8,641 of the 9,872 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UNC Greensboro, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Double check with UNC Greensboro's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to UNC Greensboro have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 90% submitted a class rank. At UNC Greensboro 1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 62% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.73%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.65%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.79%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.88%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.12%|
UNC Greensboro does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UNC Greensboro has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 56% of UNC Greensboro's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 47% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UNC Greensboro applicants, you should strive to earn between 990 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UNC Greensboro 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UNC Greensboro students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UNC Greensboro students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UNC Greensboro, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UNC Greensboro's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UNC Greensboro students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to UNC Greensboro.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in UNC Greensboro during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UNC Greensboro?
Students who are admitted to UNC Greensboro must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does UNC Greensboro accept transfer credits?
UNC Greensboro accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UNC Greensboro accepts:
Does UNC Greensboro accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UNC Greensboro accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UNC Greensboro?
No, UNC Greensboro is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is UNC Greensboro's acceptance rate?
UNC Greensboro's acceptance rate is 88%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNC Greensboro is Mar 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNC Greensboro is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UNC Greensboro, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.67. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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