University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina

Overview

AddressOne University Heights
School Websitewww.unca.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of North Carolina at Asheville is a small public, 4-year college based in Asheville, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,219 students applied to University of North Carolina at Asheville. Of those students, 3,014 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of North Carolina at Asheville was $4,122, in addition to fees of $3,023. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of North Carolina at Asheville.

University of North Carolina at Asheville has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of North Carolina at Asheville acceptance rate is 94%. To put this into perspective, 3,014 of the 3,219 students who applied to University of North Carolina at Asheville in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of North Carolina at Asheville is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of North Carolina at Asheville had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of North Carolina at Asheville was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of North Carolina at Asheville as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of North Carolina at Asheville, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,122. Combined with fees of $3,023, room and board costs of $9,380, other expenses of $2,464 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,189.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,868 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of North Carolina at Asheville to $36,912 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of North Carolina at Asheville are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of North Carolina at Asheville was $4,736 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 33%.

University of North Carolina at Asheville Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of North Carolina at Asheville.

University of North Carolina at Asheville has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are North Carolina residents; in fact, 84% of all students reside in North Carolina. However, 15% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of North Carolina at Asheville is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of North Carolina at Asheville to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 14% students enroll at University of North Carolina at Asheville part-time; the other 3,233 students enrolled full-time.

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