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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 41 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 210 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 87%
Applicants who took ACT 76%

SAT Verbal Score

700+4%
600-69940%
600+44%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69948%
600+53%

ACT Score

30-367%
24-2952%
24+59%

Students applied11,523
Students admitted6,747
Admission rate59%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate49%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$4,188
Fees$2,503
Room and board$9,466
Estimated book expense$1,082
Total cost$17,239

Cost after need-based aid$14,812
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,386

Average debt at graduation$25,644

Out of State

Tuition$18,054
Fees$2,503
Room and board$9,466
Estimated book expense$1,082
Total cost$31,105

Cost after need-based aid$28,678
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,252

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$38,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met58%
Average need-based aid$2,427
Average non-need-based aid$3,853

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment12,952

Full-Time

Men4,550
Women7,140

Part-Time

Men465
Women797

Freshmen retained84%

# - 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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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