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University of North Carolina Asheville

Asheville, NC

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Overview

University of North Carolina Asheville is a Comprehensive institution located in Asheville, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Brown Hall
CPO # 1320
Asheville, NC  28804-8510
United States
Contact Sarah Humphries
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@unca.edu
Phone: 828-251-6481
Fax: 828-251-6482

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
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Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,115
Applied
2,474
Accepted
3,358
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

1,949
Females Applied
1,591
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,166
Males Applied
883
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum course requirement

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st December 15th Yes
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 596 540 650
SAT Math 571 520 620
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,122
In-state
21,470
Out-of-state
4,122
In-district
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Fees

3,122
Full-time student fees
9,950
Room & board
5,610
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,360
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,378
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,584
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,939
Avg. Loan Aid
2,147
Avg. Grant Aid
7,784
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,358
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.73%
Black or African American 5.47%
White or Caucasian 72.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 1.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.59%
Other 5.82%

Gender

Male (43.15%)
Female (56.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Undergraduate Research Symposium, GreenFest and Late-night Exam Breakfast

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE), Plant Club, Baptist Students Fellowship, Asian Students in Asheville and Alpha Xi Delta

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

305
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 224
Part-time - 81
Male - 160
Female - 145
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