University of North Carolina School of the Arts: Admission & Tests

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University of North Carolina School of the Arts LogoBelow is a quick overview of University of North Carolina School of the Arts general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of North Carolina School of the Arts admission criteria are pretty competitive, in 2013-14 this school accepted only 42 percent of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$95
UNCSA requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of North Carolina School of the Arts is $95.00. The graduate application fee is $95.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is a really important bit of the application process. 86 percent of applicants at UNCSA took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 650 on Critical Reading, from 450 to 620 on Math, and from 480 to 620 on Writing. Therefore, if you have above 610 in SAT Critical Reading, 580 in SAT Math, and 580 in SAT Writing - that good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
570
610

SAT Math
420
540
580

SAT Writing
450
550
580

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is not a requied bit of the application process at UNCSA. Only 23 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 27 on Composite, from 22 to 30 on English, from 21 to 27 on Math, and from 5 to 9 on Writing. So, if you scored above 26 in ACT Composite, 28 in ACT English, 26 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing - that gives good chances to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
24
26

ACT English
20
26
28

ACT Math
19
24
26

ACT Writing
5
7
8

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(336)
770-3399
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of North Carolina School of the Arts, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (336) 770-3399 or check University of North Carolina School of the Arts Website

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