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UNC at Asheville, founded in 1927, is a public, liberal arts institution. Its 265-acre campus is located in Asheville, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.

Website: www.unca.edu

Public
Co-ed
3,587
Undergraduate
Students
(57.9%) 2,077 Women
(42.1%) 1,510 Men
13
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 3,750 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
576 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
603 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,166
Out-of-state: $38,514
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,466
Out-of-state: $24,814
Room and Board
$9,950
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$12,982
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,476
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
220
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Asheville Population
87,236
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
8.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.9% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students
0.8% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
47%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.0%
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