University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$7,244

$24,592

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
620
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
28
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,474
Declined 641
Total Received 3,115
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Public

4,139

undergraduate students

14

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,153
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

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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: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
620
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Other application fee (College Board and ACT application fee waivers)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,474
Declined 641
Total Received 3,115

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
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Financial Aid

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,327

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,122
Room $5,610
Board $4,340
Additional fees $3,122
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,394
Average Financial Aid - $7,327
Total with Avg. Aid $11,067

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,064,553
State $2,896,876
Institutional $3,872,533
Other external $17,750
Total $12,851,712

Non-need-based

Federal $34,052
State $16,586
Institutional $637,420
Other external
Total $688,058
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 828 251-6535
F: 828 232-2294
finaid@unca.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, cheerleading/dance team, dodgeball, fencing, flag football, inner-tube water polo, kickball, lacrosse, quidditch, racquetball, rugby, running, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
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.
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.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
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, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Environmental Studies
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

4,153

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,139
students

Female
58%
2,397

Male
42%
1,742

0%

14
students

Female
57%
8

Male
43%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

3,212
students

Female
58%
1,848

Male
42%
1,364

22%

927
students

Female
59%
549

Male
41%
378

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Brazil
Ecuador
Indonesia
Mexico
Nigeria
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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