Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of North Carolina Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)


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University of North Carolina Wilmington is ranked 68 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 210 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 43%
Applicants who took ACT 68%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69945%
600+49%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69949%
600+53%

ACT Score

30-367%
24-2954%
24+61%

Students applied11,444
Students admitted6,976
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate50%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$4,356
Fees$2,596
Room and board$10,060
Estimated book expense$1,104
Total cost$18,116

Cost after need-based aid$11,804
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,934

Average debt at graduation$26,234

Out of State

Tuition$18,324
Fees$2,596
Room and board$10,060
Estimated book expense$1,104
Total cost$32,084

Cost after need-based aid$25,772
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,902

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$6,312
Average non-need-based aid$3,182

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment13,218

Full-Time

Men4,622
Women7,013

Part-Time

Men473
Women1,110

Freshmen retained85%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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