Standard Test Requirement

On May 23, 2024, the UNC Board of Governors approved Policy 700.1.1 revising the test score requirements for admissions. Effective Fall 2025, students with a weighted GPA between 2.5 and less than 2.8 must submit SAT or ACT scores. Students with a weighted GPA of 2.8 or higher have the option to submit these scores.

If you have any further questions please contact Ulisa Bowles, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, at

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I still submit a standardized test score if my GPA is a weighted 2.8?

Yes. Students may also submit a standardized test score in addition to their weighted GPA for admissions evaluations.

I graduated from homeschool or non-traditional high school and cannot submit a test score. How will my application be reviewed?

Homeschool or non-traditional high school graduate applications without standardized test scores will be reviewed holistically. For additional information on this review process, please contact the UNC System Institution you are applying to. Click here to learn more about our 16 universities.