University of North Carolina at Asheville

country rank  525
world rank  1443

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University Overview

Established in 1927, University of North Carolina at Asheville is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Asheville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNCA
Founded 1927
Motto Levo Oculos Meos In Montes
I Lift My Eyes to the Mountains
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address One University Heights
Asheville (population range: 50,000-249,999)
28804-8510 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (828) 251 6600
F +1 (828) 251 6495

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office CPO 1320, Brown Hall - Lower Level
Asheville 28804-8510
+1 (828) 251 6481
800 531 9842

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of North Carolina at Asheville's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018