3,826
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,231
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of North Carolina at 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 Steve McKellips
Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: admissions@unca.edu
Phone: 828-250-3829
Fax: 828-251-6482

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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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
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
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
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Related Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,358
Applied
2,730
Accepted
3,826
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,146
Females Applied
1,800
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,212
Males Applied
930
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.4
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 February 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 602 550 650
SAT Math 574 530 610
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,914
In-state
21,236
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,023
Full-time student fees
9,380
Room & board
5,288
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

12,231
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,857
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,625
Avg. Loan Aid
2,248
Avg. Grant Aid
7,071
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,826
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.22%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 77.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.18%
Other 3.29%

Gender

Male (43.2%)
Female (56.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Undergraduate Research Symposium, Arts Festival and Rockypalooza

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Alliance, Black Student Association, Gaming Club and Underdog Productions

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 No 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 No 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

324
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 224
Part-time - 100
Male - 173
Female - 151