SAT Range 940 - 1,130
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Western Carolina University is a Public school located in Cullowhee, NC. Western Carolina University has a total enrollment of 10,340 with a graduation rate of 57% and a student/faculty ratio of 16:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Western Carolina University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Western Carolina University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$12,680
Avg. price for students living on campus$20,920
Avg. price for students living off campus$21,504


Total applicants17,699
Total admissions7,127
Admission rate40%
Application fee$65
Average staff salary$68,112

25th percentile score

SAT math470
SAT reading470
SAT writing430
ACT composite20

75th percentile score

SAT math570
SAT reading560
SAT writing530
ACT composite24

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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