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By the Numbers


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Asheville Awaits

An innovative learning experience. An energizing city. And a campus rich with authentic connections. This is UNC Asheville.

Learn beyond four walls

With the support of a student success specialist, you’ll identify your major, then turn your interests into action. You’ll put your skills and theories to the test in the real world and in state-of-the-art on-campus facilities like our STEAM Studio, Owen Hall art complex, and Lookout Observatory. But don’t just take it from us.

See the World Differently

Three students walking down the sidewalk in downtown Asheville

Asheville is meant for the curious, creative, and determined. You’ll explore a city full of history, culture, and unforgettable experiences. From award-winning eateries to gorgeous mountain views to nationally renowned music venues – it’s no wonder it’s ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America (Livability). Here are some student favorites:

  • “Seeing a concert at the Orange Peel.”
  • “Getting tea at Dobra and going to a used bookstore.”
  • “Your backyard is literally the Blue Ridge Parkway.”

Be Bold on Campus

Rocky at a student organization tabling event

Our community is full of kind and inspiring people. Connect with them. Get involved in one of our 60+ campus clubs, cheer on the Bulldogs, or join in one of our traditions, like the annual Lawn Party on the Quad. Here are some recommendations:

  • “There’s a student organization for everything you can imagine. It’s the best leadership opportunity out there.”
  • “[Glowga] features a live band, free glow sticks and free kombucha samples, all while having an awesome time doing yoga!”

No matter what you do, you’ll get the same feeling. Here’s how one student puts it: “I matter here.”