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Schools with a median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, that are in North Carolina, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k offering bachelor degrees, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Degree Level bachelor
Duke University
#1

Duke University

#31 institution's overall influence
#12 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

9%

Graduation

95%

Student body

15K

Median SAT/ACT

1510/34

Durham, NC

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
#2

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

#75 institution's overall influence
#38 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

23%

Graduation

91%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/31

Chapel Hill, NC

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Wake Forest University
#3

Wake Forest University

#474 institution's overall influence
#48 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

29%

Graduation

88%

Student body

7K

Winston-Salem, NC

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Davidson College
#4

Davidson College

#865 institution's overall influence
#36 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$51K

Acceptance

19%

Graduation

93%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1370/31

Davidson, NC

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North Carolina State University
#5

North Carolina State University

#196 institution's overall influence
#176 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

78%

Student body

30K

Median SAT/ACT

1320/29

Raleigh, NC

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Elizabeth City State University
#6

Elizabeth City State University

#1104 institution's overall influence
#1017 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$3K

Acceptance

59%

Graduation

37%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

965/18

Elizabeth City, NC

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Shaw University
#7

Shaw University

#1380 institution's overall influence
#950 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

52%

Graduation

19%

Student body

2K

Raleigh, NC

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Guilford College
#8

Guilford College

#1302 institution's overall influence
#343 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

64%

Graduation

61%

Student body

2K

Greensboro, NC

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Warren Wilson College
#9

Warren Wilson College

#2649 institution's overall influence
#374 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

86%

Graduation

51%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1212/24

Swannanoa, NC

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Queens University of Charlotte
#10

Queens University of Charlotte

#2308 institution's overall influence
#431 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$35K

Acceptance

79%

Graduation

53%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1125/23

Charlotte, NC

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Gardner–Webb University
#11

Gardner–Webb University

#1735 institution's overall influence
#1096 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$32K

Acceptance

48%

Graduation

44%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1075/21

Boiling Springs, NC

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North Carolina Central University
#12

North Carolina Central University

#1111 institution's overall influence
#789 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$6K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

43%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

975/18

Durham, NC

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Appalachian State University
#13

Appalachian State University

#769 institution's overall influence
#1467 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

69%

Graduation

72%

Student body

19K

Median SAT/ACT

1185/25

Boone, NC

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Catawba College
#14

Catawba College

#3021 institution's overall influence
#893 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

52%

Graduation

52%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/21

Salisbury, NC

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Johnson C. Smith University
#15

Johnson C. Smith University

#2219 institution's overall influence
#570 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

46%

Graduation

51%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

895/16

Charlotte, NC

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Bennett College
#16

Bennett College

#2366 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$19K

Acceptance

96%

Graduation

42%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

900/17

Greensboro, NC

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
#17

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

#818 institution's overall influence
#1385 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

67%

Graduation

57%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1195/24

Charlotte, NC

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Elon University
#18

Elon University

#1815 institution's overall influence
#1234 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$35K

Acceptance

72%

Graduation

82%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/27

Elon, NC

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
#19

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

#1029 institution's overall influence
#1173 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

61%

Graduation

43%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1030/19

Greensboro, NC

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East Carolina University
#20

East Carolina University

#765 institution's overall influence
#1186 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

82%

Graduation

61%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1115/22

Greenville, NC

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro
#21

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

#712 institution's overall influence
#1364 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

84%

Graduation

54%

Student body

18K

Median SAT/ACT

1075/22

Greensboro, NC

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Campbell University
#22

Campbell University

#1825 institution's overall influence
#486 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

55%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1120/22

Buies Creek, NC

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Greensboro College
#23

Greensboro College

#3490 institution's overall influence
#1291 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

44%

Graduation

44%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/19

Greensboro, NC

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Salem College
#24

Salem College

#2756 institution's overall influence
#989 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

39%

Graduation

57%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1155/24

Winston-Salem, NC

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High Point University
#25

High Point University

#2103 institution's overall influence
#312 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$35K

Acceptance

77%

Graduation

64%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1170/24

High Point, NC

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University of North Carolina at Asheville
#26

University of North Carolina at Asheville

#2929 institution's overall influence
#555 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

94%

Graduation

62%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1155/24

Asheville, NC

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Meredith College
#27

Meredith College

#2967 institution's overall influence
#1109 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

61%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1100/22

Raleigh, NC

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William Peace University
#28

William Peace University

#4743 institution's overall influence
#751 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

42%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1000/21

Raleigh, NC

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Western Carolina University
#29

Western Carolina University

#2077 institution's overall influence
#632 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$4K

Acceptance

40%

Graduation

57%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1120/22

Cullowhee, NC

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Belmont Abbey College
#30

Belmont Abbey College

#4184 institution's overall influence
#285 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$19K

Acceptance

80%

Graduation

44%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1065/21

Belmont, NC

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Methodist University
#31

Methodist University

#6577 institution's overall influence
#464 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

55%

Graduation

41%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1055/20

Fayetteville, NC

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke
#32

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

#3910 institution's overall influence
#909 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$3K

Acceptance

81%

Graduation

36%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1002/19

Pembroke, NC

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University of North Carolina Wilmington
#33

University of North Carolina Wilmington

#2329 institution's overall influence
#1260 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

61%

Graduation

72%

Student body

15K

Median SAT/ACT

1255/25

Wilmington, NC

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St. Augustine's University
#34

St. Augustine's University

#3642 institution's overall influence
#973 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

23%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

852/15

Raleigh, NC

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Barton College
#35

Barton College

#2904 institution's overall influence
#1425 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

40%

Graduation

52%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1020/20

Wilson, NC

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Winston-Salem State University
#36

Winston-Salem State University

#2742 institution's overall influence
#1448 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$6K

Acceptance

65%

Graduation

47%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

960/17

Winston-Salem, NC

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Fayetteville State University
#37

Fayetteville State University

#3781 institution's overall influence
#823 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$5K

Acceptance

68%

Graduation

32%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

960/19

Fayetteville, NC

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North Carolina Wesleyan College
#38

North Carolina Wesleyan College

#6659 institution's overall influence
#317 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

21%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

980/18

Rocky Mount, NC

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St. Andrews University
#39

St. Andrews University

#7453 institution's overall influence
#1217 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$27K

Acceptance

41%

Graduation

35%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

967/19

Laurinburg, NC

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Chowan University
#40

Chowan University

#5521 institution's overall influence
#321 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$25K

Acceptance

59%

Graduation

23%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

905/16

Murfreesboro, NC

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Lees–McRae College
#41

Lees–McRae College

#7504 institution's overall influence
#649 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$26K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

38%

Student body

<1K

Banner Elk, NC

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Wingate University
#42

Wingate University

#7478 institution's overall influence
#1100 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

54%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1075/21

Wingate, NC

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Montreat College
#43

Montreat College

#7315 institution's overall influence
#1251 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$27K

Acceptance

55%

Graduation

36%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1030/21

Montreat, NC

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Livingstone College
#44

Livingstone College

#3902 institution's overall influence
#375 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

42%

Graduation

25%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

850/15

Salisbury, NC

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University of Mount Olive
#45

University of Mount Olive

#8555 institution's overall influence
#1147 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$21K

Acceptance

53%

Graduation

51%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1017/19

Mount Olive, NC

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Pfeiffer University
#46

Pfeiffer University

#11435 institution's overall influence
#715 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$30K

Acceptance

65%

Graduation

38%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1015/19

Misenheimer, NC

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Brevard College
#47

Brevard College

#1221 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

46%

Graduation

46%

Student body

<1K

Brevard, NC

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Mars Hill College
#48

Mars Hill College

#780 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

34%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/19

Mars Hill, NC

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Lenoir–Rhyne University
#49

Lenoir–Rhyne University

#853 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

74%

Graduation

48%

Student body

2K

Hickory, NC

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