94%

Acceptance Rate

$8,238

Avg.Financial Aid

002907

FAFSA Code

About University of North Carolina at Asheville

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,762

Website

https://www.unca.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A public university by the name of University of North Carolina at Asheville is located in Asheville, North Carolina. University of North Carolina at Asheville is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UNCA around 74% are white, 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. Further, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Roy A. Taylor, Sarah Addison Allen, Wilma Dykeman, and Ann B. Ross. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 55 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

One University Heights

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8282516600
Fax: 8282516482
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

94%

SAT Range

1060 - 1250

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. University of North Carolina at Asheville has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $75. The SAT score in the range of 1090-1270 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of North Carolina at Asheville, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at One University Heights, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510. To gather more information, they can call them at (828) 251-6600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,804

Average Annual Cost

$4,122

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$3,023

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,380

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,464

Total One Year Cost

$20,189

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UNCA. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,779. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$718

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

87 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

59 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

56 Graduates

Public Health

53 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

47 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

46 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

44 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

43 Graduates

Sociology

29 Graduates

Engineering, General

28 Graduates

Mathematics

27 Graduates

Computer Science

26 Graduates

Political Science and Government

26 Graduates

Chemistry

25 Graduates

Music

24 Graduates

Economics

23 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

21 Graduates

History

20 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

16 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

10 Graduates

Anthropology

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,743

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

3% Unknown

5% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

84%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,377 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

38%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,288/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,092/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,092/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

105

Total Female Athletes

123

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

21

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,660 per year for living on campus. The students at University of North Carolina at Asheville have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,092 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,402

$26,271

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$170 - 273

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,238

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,736

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,472

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,893

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,843

$30K - $48K

$10,714

$48K - $75K

$6,496

$75K - $110K

$2,690

> $110K

$505

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$945,953

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$688,058

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UNCA to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at University of North Carolina at Asheville is around $3,792 and the federal grant is $4,834. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,523, while the institutional aid is $3,792. At UNCA, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $945,953 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $688,058.

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