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The University of North Carolina at Asheville

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 thirty buildings, situated on two landscaped quadran... 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. Indeed, “students enjoy a wide range of activities”... 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


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 96
Fire Safety Rating: 94
Green Rating: 77
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 365.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://publicsafety.unca.edu/police

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 40.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student

substance-free dorms
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:66
Student Activities:Academic Groups
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
Speakers Forum
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:16
Number of Social Sororities:2
    % of women who join:3%
Number of Social Fraternities:2
% of men who join: 3
Number of Religious Organizations:6
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender 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
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Bulldogs
Women's Sports Team Name:Bulldogs
Team Mascot:Rocky
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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: 95.00
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
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