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University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC http://www.uncw.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$26,500
% of students who get any grants
50%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$19,000
Average price for low-income students
$11,710

Admissions

Acceptance rate
65%
Median SAT/ACT score
1250/25
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
14,420

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
80%
% of need met
45%
% of students who get merit grants
2%
Average merit grant
$3,860

Student Success

Graduation rate
72%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$20,000
Early career earnings
$49,740
% earning more than a high school grad
71%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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