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University of North Carolina at Asheville Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,967 Students

80% Admitted

  • 3,852 full time
  • 729 part time
  • 1,396 men full time
  • 1,842 women full time
  • 2,987 applied
  • 1,899 admitted
  • 638 enrolled

3,826 Undergraduates

$4,041 Tuition/Year

  • 51 Graduates
  • 498 Non-Degree
  • $4,041 in state
  • $2,936 fees
  • $9,380 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Campus Setting: Southeast Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Rachel from Roaring River, NC
  • 0
  • unca is a wonderful place. the environment is friendly and conducive to learning and the people are great. attending here will give you as many opportunities to learn outside the…

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  • Katie
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  • It's all how you make it. Some people love it here because they are artsy and different. Others, like myself, will probably transfer because it's definitely not how they pictured…

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  • Leslie from Asheville, NC
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  • I would rate this university as 7/10. There are definitely pros when attending this school, such as free laundry, large dorms, low tuition, plenty of events and healthy meals all…

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  • Amanda from Southern Pines, NC
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  • This school is so awesome because it a small, art-based school that appreciates quirks and individuality. I love the city of Asheville too; the town is so eclectic and colorful.…

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Mission Statement

UNC Asheville is distinctive in the UNC system as its designated liberal arts university. Our practice of the liberal arts emphasizes the centrality of learning and discovery through exemplary teaching, innovative scholarship, creative expression, co-curricular activities, undergraduate research, engaged service, and practical experience. Primarily undergraduate, UNC Asheville offers a liberal arts education characterized by high quality faculty-student interaction. We offer this challenging educational experience to all promising students who are committed to liberal learning and personal growth.

University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Located in Asheville, NC
  • 3,967 students enrolled
  • 80% admitted
  • $4,041 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lauren from Apex, NC
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This place seems to fit me perfectly as the hippie, free-loving, all-accepting place it is.

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  • 5
  • from NC
  • I am a current student here

    It is smaller than some universities in North Carolina, but it has so much to give. People all very welcoming. The scene all over Asheville is gorgeous.

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