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Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 Previous Edition

Admission Requirements


Freshman Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission to freshman standing, including transfer applicants who present fewer than 24 hours of transferred credit, must:

  1. Submit a completed application for admission. A completed application is defined as the application, test scores, and the official documents from all schools attended.
  2. Have graduated from an approved or accredited high school or have earned a high school equivalency certificate or G.E.D.
  3. Present the following High School Course Units: 4 units in English, emphasizing grammar, composition and literature; 4 units in mathematics, including Algebra I, Algebra II, and geometry, and a higher level mathematics course for which Algebra II is a prerequisite; 2 units in social studies, including one unit in U.S. history; and 3 units in science, including at least one unit in a life or biological science (e.g., biology), at least one unit in a physical science (e.g., chemistry, physics, physical science), and at least one laboratory course; and 2 units of the same foreign language. It is recommended that the candidate for admission also complete a third unit of the same foreign language. Seniors should select a challenging academic schedule that includes English, math, science, social studies (history), and a foreign language.
  4. Present a satisfactory combination of high school grades and SAT or ACT scores.
  5. Present all college-level work completed in high school by submitting one official copy from any college or university attended.
  6. Request official Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) test results to be sent directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (Code 5105).
  7. Satisfy any additional requirements for acceptance into their chosen major (if any).
  8. Present verification of specific immunizations required by North Carolina state law described later in this section of the Catalog. An Immunizations Form is available to download online at studenthealth.uncc.edu.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission as transfer students must:

  1. Submit a completed application for admission. A completed application is defined as the application and the official documents from all schools attended, including summer sessions and dual enrollment courses from high school.
  2. Satisfy the requirements for freshman admission if they do not present at least 24 hours of transferred credit accepted by UNC Charlotte.
  3. Present the High School Course Units (required of all students under the age of 21) specified in the Freshman Admission Requirements. Transfer applicants who did not complete the required course units in high school may earn an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or Associate in Fine Arts, Associate of Engineering degree or complete 24 hours of transferable credit.
  4. Present an academic average of at least C (a grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale) on all post-secondary courses attempted, as calculated by the UNC Charlotte Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  5. Be in good standing at the last college or university attended.
  6. Satisfy any additional requirements for acceptance into their chosen major (if any). For more information concerning selective major requirements, please consult the Admissions website at admissions.uncc.edu.
  7. Present verification of specific immunizations required by North Carolina state law described later in this section of the Catalog. An Immunizations Form is available to download online at studenthealth.uncc.edu.

Refer to the Undergraduate Admissions website for the most current requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Failure to indicate all institutions of higher education attended on any application for admission or readmission to UNC Charlotte is considered falsification of the application and will result in forfeiture of the transfer of all credits from those institutions attended, as well as possible disciplinary action.