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UNC Class of 2016 shows strong academic credentials

Among this year’s class, 78.8 percent ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class; 43.2 percent ranked in the top 10 students of their high school class; and 12.6 percent were class valedictorians or salutatorians. The average SAT score was 1304 – four points higher than last year’s class. Within the pool of admitted students, 44 percent were also admitted to a school that has a higher ranking in U.S. News & World Report than Carolina. (UNC.edu)

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