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The University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC
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Campus Life and Facilities

UNC Asheville Says...

Situated one mile north of downtown Asheville, the 265-acre UNC Asheville campus overlooks the city, Mount Pisgah, and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. It's close to Asheville's shops and nightlife, yet minutes from outdoor adventure amid a million acres of public lands. The campus comprises... More More

UNC Asheville Students Say...

With roughly “two-thirds of [the] student [body] living off-campus,” some undergrads warn that life “can be slow on the weekends.” Fortunately, one senior confidently declares that campus life “has started to pick up in the last few years.” Freshman are required to live on campus their first year.... 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

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
40%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

substance-free dorms

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
66
Number of Honor Societies
16
Number of Social Sororities
2
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Bulldogs Women's Sports Team Name :Bulldogs Team Mascot :Rocky
# of sports for women, varsity
7
# of sports for men, varsity
6

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Soccer Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Soccer Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor

Student Services

Other Services
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
Alliance is the UNC Asheville student organization dedicated to individuals at the university that identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersexed, and Straight Allies. (See: studentactivities.unca.edu/student-organizations-list)
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
msp.unca.edu - see peer mentoring programs

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 31 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Dell - Dell University Apple - Apple Educational Discounts Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: •Bob Moog Electric Music Studio (Dr. Moog, inventor of the Moog Synthesizer, was Research Professor of Music at UNC Asheville) •N.C. Center for Health & Wellness, including BodPod, Balance Lab, Biofeedback Lab, Meditation Space •NEMAC (National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center and (RENCI) Renaissance Computing Institute •Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (radio telescopes), and soon-to-be-constructed optical telescope observatory •Botanical Gardens

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    96
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    95
  • Green Rating:
    74
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    95%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    40%
  • # of Organizations:
    66
  • # of Honor Societies:
    16
  • # of Social Sororities:
    2
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    2
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    6