North Carolina Best Colleges

Check out the best colleges in North Carolina and estimate chance to get it.

Duke University is ranked top in the North Carolina Best Colleges ranking for academic year 2019-2020. Davidson College and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are ranked second and third places.
The average SAT average score of the 10 North Carolina Best Colleges is 1,275 and ACT average scores is 79. The average acceptance rate of the schools is 49% and the average graduation rate is 79%. The average tuition & fees are $8,168 for in-state students and $37,924 for out-of-state students at the 10 North Carolina Best Colleges.
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North Carolina Best Colleges Comparison
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RankNameTest ScoresAcceptance RateTuitionStudent PopulationGraduation Rate
1Duke University (93.1)Private,4 yearsDurham, North Carolina 1,525 (SAT)
103 (ACT)
8% $58,031 16,606 96%
2Davidson College (89.5)Private,4 yearsDavidson, North Carolina 1,398 (SAT) 18% $53,166 1,843 90%
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (88.9)Public,4 yearsChapel Hill, North Carolina 1,405 (SAT)
91 (ACT)
23% $8,980 (in-state)
$36,159(out-of-state)
30,011 89%
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh (86.9)Public,4 yearsRaleigh, North Carolina 1,335 (SAT)
87 (ACT)
45% $9,101 (in-state)
$29,220(out-of-state)
35,479 81%
5Wake Forest University (86.7)Private,4 yearsWinston-Salem, North Carolina - 30% $55,440 8,401 89%
6Elon University (86.0)Private,4 yearsElon, North Carolina 1,240 (SAT)
82 (ACT)
78% $36,571 6,991 83%
7Salem College (85.5)Private,4 yearsWinston-Salem, North Carolina 1,025 (SAT)
58 (ACT)
80% $28,566 842 60%
8Meredith College (85.5)Private,4 yearsRaleigh, North Carolina 1,120 (SAT)
64 (ACT)
65% $38,620 1,905 61%
9University of North Carolina Wilmington (85.3)Public,4 yearsWilmington, North Carolina 1,245 (SAT)
72 (ACT)
65% $7,181 (in-state)
$21,246(out-of-state)
16,747 73%
10Appalachian State University (85.3)Public,4 yearsBoone, North Carolina 1,185 (SAT)
73 (ACT)
77% $7,409 (in-state)
$22,216(out-of-state)
19,108 72%
Average1,275 (SAT)
79 (ACT)
49% $8,168 (in-state)
$37,924(out-of-state)
13,79379.40%
Number of Schools
10
25
ALL