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University of North Carolina at Asheville

  • Asheville, NC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 3,736
    total students
  • $3,817 | $18,688
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 68%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 575
    sat math
  • 591
    sat reading
  • 566
    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,173
    • Accepted2,181
    • Acceptance Rate68%
    • Enrolled3,736
    • Female Applicants1,915
    • Females Accepted1,358
    • Female Acceptance Rate70%
    • Male Applicants1,258
    • Males Accepted823
    • Male Acceptance Rate65%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      minimum course requirement
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.98
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 15th December 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen February 15th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 591 560 660
    • SAT Math 575 540 630
    • SAT Writing 566 530 630
    • ACT Composite 25 24 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,817
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,688
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,575.00
    • Room and board *$8,332.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,736
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.88%
    • Black or African American3.05%
    • White or Caucasian83.3%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.56%
    • Asian1.37%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.08%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3.91%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.86% representing 22 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students12% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 40%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Underdog Productions, Resident Student Association, Black Student Association, Active Students for a Healthy Environment
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming No No No
    • Tennis No Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty277
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 3,331 students to 238 faculty

Location & Contact

One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804-3299
USA

Ms.Shannon Earle

Director of Admissions

Phone: 828-251-6481
Fax: 828-251-6482
Email: admissions@unca.edu



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