UNC Asheville is on a 365-acre campus in an urban setting in Asheville, North Carolina. UNC Asheville has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
UNC Asheville also has fraternities and sororities.
UNC Asheville has a thriving Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE). In fact, more students participate in Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UNC Asheville include Plant Club, Baptist Students Fellowship, Asian Students in Asheville and Alpha Xi Delta.
UNC Asheville students' favorite campus traditions are Undergraduate Research Symposium, GreenFest and Late-night Exam Breakfast.
UNC Asheville offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most UNC Asheville students live off campus. In 2021, 41% of undergrads at UNC Asheville lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 59% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Asheville. There are 1,584 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,358 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,280 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UNC Asheville offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At UNC Asheville there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UNC Asheville:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cross Country Running||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of North Carolina Asheville is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNC Asheville campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UNC Asheville offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UNC Asheville, take Interstates 240, 26, and 40 to Asheville, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Asheville Regional airport.
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