University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC, USA
3.60 Average Rating

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is a 4-year public school and the only liberal arts college in the UNC system. UNC Asheville awards undergrad degrees in over 30 academic majors and is home to The National Conference on Undergraduate Research. In addition to classroom facilities, the UNC Asheville campus includes the Lookout Observatory and STEAM Studio featuring 3D printing technology. Throughout the school year, UNC Asheville holds a number of all-campus social events from the Rockypalooza kickoff of the new school year to the Turning of the Maples autumn social. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
85%
Out-Of-State Students
14%
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1159
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,852
Total Number of Undergrads
3,826
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
42%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,235
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,145
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,868
0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,060
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
85
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Asheville
Raleigh
Charlotte
Greensboro
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.60 Average Rating
unca is a wonderful place. the environment is friendly and conducive to learning and the people are great. attending here will give you as many opportunities to learn outside the classroom as it does in the classroom.
Rachel from Roaring River, NC
UNCA is an excellent place to find your creative side. The professors have a vested interest in your learning. Student body is friendly!
Joshua from Waynesville, NC