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 2018-2019. 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 1,294 and ACT average scores is 82. The average acceptance rate of the schools is 48% and the average graduation rate is 77%. The average tuition & fees are $8,136 for in-state students and $34,929 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 (92.9)Private,4 yearsDurham, North Carolina 1,510 (SAT)
101 (ACT)
9% $55,695 16,130 95%
2Davidson College (89.9)Private,4 yearsDavidson, North Carolina 1,370 (SAT) 19% $51,447 1,810 91%
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (89.1)Public,4 yearsChapel Hill, North Carolina 1,375 (SAT)
93 (ACT)
23% $8,987 (in-state)
$35,170(out-of-state)
29,911 91%
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh (87.3)Public,4 yearsRaleigh, North Carolina 1,320 (SAT)
87 (ACT)
47% $9,101 (in-state)
$28,444(out-of-state)
34,432 79%
5Wake Forest University (86.9)Private,4 yearsWinston-Salem, North Carolina - 29% $53,322 8,116 88%
6Elon University (86.5)Private,4 yearsElon, North Carolina 1,240 (SAT)
82 (ACT)
72% $35,319 6,791 84%
7Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (86.2)Private,4 yearsWake Forest, North Carolina - 90% $9,394 2,638 38%
8Meredith College (85.8)Private,4 yearsRaleigh, North Carolina 1,100 (SAT)
65 (ACT)
63% $37,176 1,980 63%
9Appalachian State University (85.7)Public,4 yearsBoone, North Carolina 1,185 (SAT)
75 (ACT)
69% $7,364 (in-state)
$22,171(out-of-state)
18,811 73%
10University of North Carolina Wilmington (85.6)Public,4 yearsWilmington, North Carolina 1,255 (SAT)
74 (ACT)
61% $7,091 (in-state)
$21,156(out-of-state)
16,487 72%
Average1,294 (SAT)
82 (ACT)
48% $8,136 (in-state)
$34,929(out-of-state)
13,71177.40%
Number of Schools
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