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University of North Carolina--Asheville is a public institution that was founded in 1927. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,814, its setting is city, and the campus size is 265 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of North Carolina--Asheville's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 156. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,866 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,682 (2012-13).
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UNC Asheville, one of the nation's top public liberal arts universities,
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of North Carolina--Asheville, it's important to note the application deadline is February 15, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 15. The application fee at University of North Carolina--Asheville is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 68.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||68.5%|
|Application deadline||February 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 15|
The student-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina--Asheville is 14:1, and the school has 53.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of North Carolina--Asheville include: Psychology, General; English Language and Literature, General; Environmental Studies; Art/Art Studies, General; and Business Administration and Management, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.0 percent.
University of North Carolina--Asheville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,814, with a gender distribution of 43.6 percent male students and 56.4 percent female students. At this school, 33.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67.0 percent of students live off campus. University of North Carolina--Asheville is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
University of North Carolina--Asheville offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of North Carolina--Asheville also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of North Carolina--Asheville.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of North Carolina--Asheville, 55.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,929.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,866 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,682 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,584 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data