Tuition & Fees

$6,977

$23,372

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
35%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
54%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
25%
24-29
42%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,617
Declined + 707
Total Received 3,324
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Public

3,858

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of North Carolina at Asheville, founded in 1927, is a public, liberal arts institution. Its 365-acre campus is located in Asheville, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,891
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Asheville, NC

365-acre campus in Asheville (population: 87,236), 125 miles from Charlotte. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Charlotte; train serves Greenville, SC (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of North Carolina at Asheville
1 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 2% of male students
 
2 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
35%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
54%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
25%
24-29
42%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,617
Declined + 707
Total Received 3,324

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Shannon Earle
Associate Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 531-9842
F: 828 251-6482
admissions@unca.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,977
Room & board $8,746
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $16,923
Average Financial Aid - $11,755
Total with Avg. Aid $5,168

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,755

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,495,261
State $3,100,561
Institutional $3,068,765
Other external $12,181
Total $11,676,768

Non-need-based

Federal $17,037
State $28,513
Institutional $608,898
Other external $2,983
Total $657,431

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Biology
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Drama
Economics
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Health/Wellness Promotion
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Jazz
Journalism/Mass Communication
Liberal Arts
Management
Mathematics
Music
Music Technology
New Media
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Undergraduate

99%

3,858
students

Female
56%
2,162

Male
44%
1,696

Graduate

1%

33
students

Female
52%
17

Male
48%
16

undergraduateFull-time

85%

3,296
students

Female
56%
1,845

Male
44%
1,451

undergraduatePart-time

15%

562
students

Female
57%
317

Male
43%
245

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Austria
France
Germany
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marcus Webb
Associate Director of Admissions
828 251-6481
mwebb@unca.edu

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