Tool December 2017

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 62 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 233 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 34%
Applicants who took ACT 74%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+6%
600-69942%
600+48%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69947%
600+50%

ACT Score

30-366%
24-2952%
24+58%

Students applied10,436
Students admitted7,487
Admission rate72%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate53%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$4,400
Fees$2,648
Room and board$9,736
Estimated book expense$1,126
Total cost$17,910

Cost after need-based aid$12,815
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,326

Average debt at graduation$25,112

Out of State

Tuition$18,416
Fees$2,648
Room and board$9,736
Estimated book expense$1,126
Total cost$31,926

Cost after need-based aid$26,831
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,342

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$5,095
Average non-need-based aid$3,584

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment13,914

Full-Time

Men4,837
Women7,186

Part-Time

Men510
Women1,381

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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