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The University of North Carolina at Asheville

Admissions

UNC Asheville Says...

UNC Asheville is looking for students with diverse backgrounds who thrive on active learning. We believe this happens best on a campus where classes are small, faculty want the best from and for their students, and where there is opportunity for personal growth. Please refer to the www.unca.edu/admissions for the current schedule of application d... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

CPO #1320

One University Heights

Asheville, NC 28804-8502

United States

Phone: 828-251-6481

Fax: 828-251-6482

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 85
SAT:
% Submitting Score:68%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:560 - 660
     Math Middle 50%:540 - 630
     Writing Middle 50%:530 - 630
ACT:
% Submitting Score:32%
     ACT Middle 50%:24 - 27
     Math Middle 50%:23 - 26
     English Middle 50%:23 - 29
     Writing Middle 50%:7 - 8
Average High School GPA:3.98
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:69.4%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:17.8%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:8%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:3%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:1.6%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:0.2%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0%
     % with GPA 1.0 of lower:0%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:21.8%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:53.6%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:90.2%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:87%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 3,173
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,181
Total of accepted students who enroll: 594
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 80%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $60.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/15
Early Action Notification Date: 12/15
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 02/15
Priority Application Date: 11/15
Notification Begins: 12/15
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $300.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: One Year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Not Considered
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:15
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:3
     Lab Science:1
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:1
     History:1
Academic Units Recommended:
     Academic Electives:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    85
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    560 - 660
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    540 - 630
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    530 - 630
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    24 - 27
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    23 - 26
  •      English Middle 50%:
    23 - 29
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    7 - 8
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.98
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/15
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    02/15
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