Top 10 Hardest Schools In The Carolinas To Get Into

Coming off a pandemic year that saw record low acceptance rates, will rates continue to slip? Of course Duke University is the hardest school to get into in the Carolinas — nothing has changed there. But there are a few surprises from the latest numbers.

10. Wofford College, SC — 60% acceptance rate. SAT range: 1190-1350

9. Furman University, SC — 57% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1240-1420

8. Clemson University, SC — 50% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1230-1400

7. Columbia International University, SC — 48% acceptance rate, SAT range: 930-1140

6. NC State University, NC — 45% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1250-1420

5. Wake Forest University, NC — 30% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1270-1410

4. University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts, NC — 29% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1090-1290

3. University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC — 23% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1310-1500

2. Davidson College, NC — 18% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1310-1480

1. Duke University, NC — 8% acceptance rate, SAT range: 1480-1570