HomeUniversity of North Carolina at Asheville
N

University of North Carolina at Asheville

credit: chad.hutchins/license

C+

Rating

Public

Type

4,358

Students

$21,470

Tuition

84%

Acceptance

#1178

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Asheville, NC

One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804-8510

University of North Carolina at Asheville is a small public liberal arts college located in Asheville, NC ranked 26th in North Carolina. It has a total of 4,332 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84% of applicants. University of North Carolina at Asheville offers 37 different majors and is best known for its Music Technology, Digital Arts, and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology programs (nationally ranked 15th, 27th, and 38th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,122 for in-state students and $21,470 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Asheville is somewhat moderately pricey. 61.22% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to take home approximately $34,500 per year, which is 17% under the national median.
Rankings

Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

See All Rankings

Cost

$24,579
Above Average

University of North Carolina at Asheville

$24,579

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$37,903

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,399

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

84%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of North Carolina at Asheville

84%

National

69%
Sat

1090 - 1270

63% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

19 - 26

60% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

4,332Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

18%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Psychology, General8% Environmental Studies7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General73% Others

12% Psychology, General

8% Environmental Studies

7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

73% Others

Psychology, General

12%

102 Graduates

Environmental Studies

8%

72 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

60 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

56 Graduates

Digital Arts

6%

51 Graduates

Public Health Education and Promotion

6%

51 Graduates

Mass Communication/Media Studies

5%

42 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

4%

34 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

260,675

Academic Spend per Student

$9,897

Full-time Retention Rate

74%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$28,400/Year

University of North Carolina at Asheville

$28,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$28,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$34,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

61%