If you want to apply to UNC Pembroke, the regular decision application deadline is May 1 and the fee for the application is $55.
Students who submit their applications to UNC Pembroke for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
Here's an overiew of some of UNC Pembroke's admissions stats.
|UNC Pembroke 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||14%|
|Mean SAT Score||1023|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||35%|
These are the application deadlines for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||May 15||September 1|
UNC Pembroke does not offer early decision
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into UNC Pembroke is not difficult. UNC Pembroke has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, UNC Pembroke accepted 92% of all applicants, approximately 5,153 of the 5,578 students who applied.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like UNC Pembroke, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
For applicants who are not residents of North Carolina, getting into The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is not difficult.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
UNC Pembroke has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by UNC Pembroke during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with UNC Pembroke for more information on admission factors.
To apply to UNC Pembroke, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with UNC Pembroke's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Other Requirements||√||Statement of good standing from prior institutions|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to UNC Pembroke have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4. UNC Pembroke considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 90% submitted a class rank. At UNC Pembroke 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 35% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.
At The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16%|
|2.50 and 2.9||22%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to UNC Pembroke directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
UNC Pembroke considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
UNC Pembroke is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 7% of UNC Pembroke's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 35% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UNC Pembroke applicants, you should aim to score between 910 and 1135 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UNC Pembroke 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1135 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UNC Pembroke student is 1023.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UNC Pembroke students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UNC Pembroke students scored 575 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.
To be most competitive at UNC Pembroke, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UNC Pembroke's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UNC Pembroke students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to UNC Pembroke.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in UNC Pembroke during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UNC Pembroke?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UNC Pembroke.
Does UNC Pembroke accept transfer credits?
✅ UNC Pembroke accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UNC Pembroke accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to UNC Pembroke?
❌ No, UNC Pembroke is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is UNC Pembroke's acceptance rate?
✅ UNC Pembroke's acceptance rate is 92%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at UNC Pembroke?
❌ UNC Pembroke does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNC Pembroke is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNC Pembroke is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
21 and Above
16 to 21
16 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UNC Pembroke is 19. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into UNC Pembroke. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1135 and Above
910 to 1135
910 and Less
The median SAT score for UNC Pembroke students is 1023. Applicants with SAT scores of 1135 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UNC Pembroke, while applicants with SAT scores between 910 to 1135 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 910 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UNC Pembroke.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UNC Pembroke, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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