Freshmen Student Admissions

Are you a freshman applicant?

Freshmen applicants are students who have not attempted or earned college credit after completion of high school or its equivalence.

Freshman Admissions Requirements

For applicants under the age of 21 at the time of enrollment, the following University of North Carolina system minimum course requirements (MCR) are required:

  • Four units of English
  • Four units of Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and an Advanced Math)
  • Three units of Science (Biological Science, Physical Science, and a Science with a Lab)
  • Two units of Social Studies, including one unit of US History
  • Two units of Foreign Language (same)

NCAT’s Average Admitted Freshman Profile (2018)

Average GPA: 3.610 (weighted)

Average SAT: 1,041 (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math)

Average ACT: 20 (composite)

*The profile provided above is our average profile. Students may be admitted to the University with a higher or lower profile.

For applicants who are 21 years or older at the time of enrollment, you must provide proof of:
Successful completion of high school, GED certificate program, or adult diploma certificate program

Got Questions?
We’re here to help. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with any questions or concerns about the application process.