University of North Carolina at Asheville Rankings

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In the World#1543 of 14178
In North America#484 of 2629
In the United States#438 of 2528
In North Carolina#15 of 66
In Asheville#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
3,587
Graduates
13
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
unca.edu

University of North Carolina at Asheville Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%80%86%
Applicants3,7501,3682,382
Admissions3,1501,0992,051
Freshmen enrolled full time654259395

337 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

57 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
409 or 63%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of North Carolina at Asheville are 1090-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
395 or 60%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of North Carolina at Asheville are 22-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2682 (75%)
Hispanic300 (8%)
Black or African American187 (5%)
Two or more races147 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown147 (4%)
Asian72 (2%)
Nonresident Alien46 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,144
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,122$4,914
Tuition in-state$4,122$4,914
Tuition out-of-state$21,470$21,236
Fee in-district$3,109$3,109
Fee in-state$3,109$3,109
Fee out-of-state$3,109$3,109

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,666
Combined charge for room and board$9,660
Room charge$5,446
Meal charge$4,214

University of North Carolina at Asheville Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Psychology, General100
Environmental Studies71
Biology & Biological Sciences, General60
Business Administration and Management, General51
Public Health Education and Promotion51
Digital Arts47
Mass Communication & Media Studies39
English Language and Literature, General34
Engineering, General31
Computer Science30
Political Science and Government, General28
History, General28
Economics, General28
Art & Art Studies, General27
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies178
Mathematics, General24
Chemistry, General23
Sociology20
Accounting16
Anthropology12
Physics, General11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General11
Music Technology10
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General8
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8
Fine & Studio Arts, General7
Spanish Language and Literature7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General5
Philosophy5
Religion & Religious Studies4
French Language and Literature4
German Language and Literature4
Jazz & Jazz Studies3
Women's Studies2
Music, General1
Grand Total8278
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%52%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,344
Citations
24,966

Publication count by topic

Psychology
152
Biology
117
Computer science
110
Chemistry
106
Physics
94
Sociology
89
Medicine
79
Geography
62
Mathematics
62
Environmental science
60
Political science
55
Materials science
46
Engineering
44
Art
43
History
37
Economics
28
Philosophy
27
Geology
21
Business
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science12772,531
Geography13441,059
Physics13603,631
Sociology1457831
Psychology17113,408
Philosophy194613
Computer science19802,601
History210612
Art22597
Engineering2395661
Biology24323,330
Medicine24671,874
Political science260474
Geology2630118
Economics2648219
Mathematics2853576
Materials science2857957
Business2917201
Chemistry31041,370

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901440
19911438
1992857
19931149
19942368
199515109
199619122
19976146
199822192
199921195
200017220
200116328
200227355
200336476
200433510
200541720
200624766
200735948
200834940
2009431012
2010491183
2011261235
2012441320
2013611324
2014521499
2015551495
20161281352
2017811477
2018851520
2019801728
2020701871

General info

Alternative namesUNCA
Founded1927
WikipediaUniversity of North Carolina at Asheville
MottoLevo Oculos Meos In Montes
I Lift My Eyes to the Mountains
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff714
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8510
United States
City population89,000
Phone8282516600
Fax+1 (828) 251 6495

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