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University of North Carolina at Asheville

Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences Program

Asheville, NC

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Overview

University of North Carolina at Asheville / Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences Program is located in Asheville, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences (MLAS)
(Graduate Certificate) Climate change and society
(Graduate Certificate) Environmental and cultural sustainability

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Minimum 30 credit hours, 3.0 gpa
Other Advanced Degrees Minimum 12-15 credit hours, 3.0 gpa

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
64%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 15th December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Essay, 3 letters of recommendation, transcript
Additional Entrance Requirements Essay, 3 letters of recommendation, transcript

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 3
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Climate change, sustainable cultures, creative writing, world agriculture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Heights
Asheville, NC  28804-3299
United States
Contact Gerard Voos
Director, Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences Program and the Asheville Graduate Center
Email: gvoos@unca.edu
Phone: 828-232-5040

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