University of North Carolina at Asheville in Asheville

Asheville, NC

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Overview

University of North Carolina at Asheville offers 114-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 73%. The most popular test is SAT - 57% of students submitted it in comparison to 40% of students who submitted ACT. 43.6% are women, and 56.4% are men. 1% percents of international students. University of North Carolina at Asheville is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of North Carolina at Asheville is 12421$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $12696 and $19928 per year. 62% of full-time University of North Carolina at Asheville students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $34,500, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$12,421
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of North Carolina at Asheville students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,127
$30,001 - $48,000$9,614
$48,001 - $75,000$13,027
$75,001 - $110,000$16,272
$110,001+$17,997

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 4658

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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17%

Types of financial aids

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2130 of University of North Carolina at Asheville undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 56 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of North Carolina at Asheville number 51 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in North Carolina.

Students at University of North Carolina at Asheville awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$10,069
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$8,371
$48,001 - $75,000
94.44%
$5,000
$75,001 - $110,000
86.3%
$2,113
$110,001+
40.91%
$938

Salary After Attending

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$34,500

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

6%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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62%
ABOVE AVERAGE

University of North Carolina at Asheville graduation rate is above the national average.

62% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of North Carolina at Asheville completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

4 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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73%

In comparison to National Average

University of North Carolina at Asheville acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 62%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 11%.

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73%
ABOVE AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so University of North Carolina at Asheville acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 6%.

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73%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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28%

Total

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28%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

79%

Part-time retention rate

40%

The University of North Carolina at Asheville full-time retention rate is 79% and part-time retention rate is 40%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of North Carolina at Asheville students submitting SAT scores

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57%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1570 - 1860

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 540 - 640
Math: 520 - 610
Writing: 510 - 610

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of North Carolina at Asheville students submitting ACT scores

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40%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
23 - 28

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 23 - 29
Math: 21 - 27
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina at Asheville is 14:1, that means that for every 14 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

14:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

49
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of North Carolina at Asheville the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of North Carolina at Asheville and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in North Carolina.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on University of North Carolina Asheville

The campus located by One University Heights address in Asheville, North Carolina.

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University of North Carolina Asheville in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of North Carolina at Asheville with 0.48% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on University of North Carolina Asheville are burglary, forcible sex offense, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of North Carolina at Asheville offers 114 programs in total: 111 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 196 universities in North Carolina state. University of North Carolina at Asheville is one of the few institutions in North Carolina that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the North Carolina state average data to help you compare.

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University of North Carolina at Asheville provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 3405 students with 102153 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 16 with 376 credit hours.

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Address: One University Hts

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +8282516600

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: unca.edu

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