CPO #1320, One University Heights Asheville, NC 28804 828-251-6481
http://www.unca.edu admissions@unca.edu
About University of North Carolina-Asheville
  • Year of Foundation 1927
  • Size of Campus 265 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,476
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 87%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 3,882 in-state, 14,007 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 3,320
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition. At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as 30 different majors. About 3,700 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more a fire that will grow brighter in the future.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Alpha Psi Omega (Drama), Eta Sigma Phi (Classics) Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Honor Society), Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy), Pi Delta Ph
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Student Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Illumination, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Association, Lutheran Campus Fell
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Student Association, Asian Students in Asheville, Black Student Association, Hispanic American Student Association, International Student Association,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Lawn Party, Homecoming, Cultural and Special Events Series, Annual Summer Concerts on the Quad, Mens and Womens Basketball Games, Greenfest
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Distance to nearest train Greenville, SC (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Asheville, NC (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte (130), Asheville NC (17)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,810
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 262,283
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,374
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Number Of Microforms 861,742
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Music recording center, Center for Creative Retirement, Asheville Botanical Gardens, N.C. Arboretum, Environmental Quality Institute, Undergraduate Research Center, Distance Learning Facility, Blowers Art Gallery
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 24%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 1 year 74%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs AmeriCorps, Asheville Citizen Times, BUILDERadius, Inc, Environmental Quality Institute, GlaxoSmithKline, Mission Hospital, North Carolina Public Schools, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Seeds of Peace, State of North Carolina,,United Way, US Forest Service, WLOS
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