Test-Optional Colleges & Universities in NC

Many schools ask you to submit your ACT or SAT scores as part of standard admissions requirements. But did you know that there are also schools that do not? These are considered test-optional schools and while they do not require you to submit your ACT or SAT scores, they will consider them if submitted. Some of these colleges are waiving as part of their COVID response, so it might be temporary. Below is a list of some test-optional colleges and universities located here in NC. This list may change and some colleges may also review entrance scores for institutional scholarships, so be sure to check with your school on their testing requirements.