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Colleges / University of North Carolina Asheville

University of North Carolina Asheville

Asheville, NC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%

About UNC Asheville

University of North Carolina Asheville is a public, state university in the city of Asheville, North Carolina. UNC Asheville was founded in 1927. The university enrolls around 2,914 students a year, including 2,914 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of North Carolina Asheville

It is moderately difficult to get into UNC Asheville. The acceptance rate at UNC Asheville is 74%. In 2022, 4,278 students applied to UNC Asheville and 3,180 were admitted.

University of North Carolina Asheville Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%

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University of North Carolina Asheville is located in the city of Asheville, North Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing UNC Asheville for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 240, 26, and 40 to Asheville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Asheville Regional.

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College Info

One University Heights Asheville, NC 28804-3299

Campus Setting: Urban

UNC Asheville Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNC Asheville is Jul 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNC Asheville is Jun 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UNC Asheville SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1160 - 1340


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1340 and Above


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1160 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UNC Asheville students is 1230. Applicants with SAT scores of 1340 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UNC Asheville, while applicants with SAT scores between 1160 to 1340 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1160 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UNC Asheville.

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Wondering what life at UNC Asheville is like? There are approximately 2,914 students enrolled at UNC Asheville. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from NC and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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