University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

Do you work for University of North Carolina at Asheville?

Claim This Profile

Tuition & Fees

$7,466

$24,814

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
48%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
38%
12-17
3%
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,150
Declined 600
Total Received 3,750
More Admissions Details

Public

3,587

undergraduate students

13

graduate students

More Student Details
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,600
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

365-acre campus in Asheville (population: 91,902), 125 miles from Charlotte. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Charlotte; train serves Greenville, SC (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Asheville Regional

University of North Carolina at Asheville
1 University Heights
Asheville, NC
28804-8510

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE)
  • Super Smash
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Asian Studies in Asheville
  • UNCA Out

Top Events

  • Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • GreenFest
  • Late-night Exam Breakfast
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
48%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
38%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline August 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.42

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,150
Declined 600
Total Received 3,750

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,834

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,246
Room & board $9,950
Additional fees $3,220
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,300
Total $19,916
Average Financial Aid - $4,834
Total with Avg. Aid $15,082

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Financial Facts

Net Price Calculator Visit calculator
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, cross-country, equestrian sports, fencing, jujitsu, running, soccer, tae kwon do, track, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

archery, cross-country, equestrian sports, fencing, jujitsu, running, soccer, tae kwon do, track, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Technology
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Women's Studies
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,600

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,587
students

Female
58%
2,077

Male
42%
1,510

0%

13
students

Female
54%
7

Male
46%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

3,036
students

Female
59%
1,767

Male
41%
1,269

16%

551
students

Female
57%
310

Male
43%
241

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

292

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway