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University of North Carolina-Asheville

University of North Carolina-Asheville

University of North Carolina-Asheville

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is a co-educational, four year, public liberal arts university. The university is also known as UNC Asheville and UNCA. Located in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, UNCA is the only designated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

UNCA has more than 207 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of approximately 3,600 students. Classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a Baccalaureate College—Arts & Sciences (Bac/A&S),  the university offers thirty-two baccalaureate programs and a master’s degree in liberal arts, first granted in 1991.

The school’s quality and value for money have drawn praise from national college guidebooks. The Princeton Review of “America’s Best Value Colleges” ranked UNCA third on their list of Top 10 Best Value Public Colleges of 2008. The Fiske Guide to Colleges ranked UNCA among top 20 Best Buys in public liberal arts education, saying, “The University of North Carolina at Asheville offers all the perks that are generally associated with pricier private institutions: rigorous academics, small classes and a beautiful setting. And it does it for a fraction of the cost.” The U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings has placed UNCA fourth in the nation[8] among public liberal arts colleges. The Princeton Review lists UNCA in “the Best 311 Colleges”,  saying, “For students who seek a public education in a smaller campus environment, this is a great choice.”

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University of North Carolina at Asheville Tuition and Fees

*Tuition rates are subject to change by the General Assembly*
2010-2011 Tuition and Fees, Per Semester

  In-State Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition and Fees Undergraduate Undergraduate
12 or more semester hours (full time) $2,386.05 $8,772.05
9, 10 or 11 semester hours (3/4 time) $1,795.78 $6,585.28
6, 7 or 8 semester hours (1/2 time) $1,205.52 $4,398.52
1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 semester hours (1/4 time) $   615.26 $2,211.76
     
  Graduate Graduate
9 or more semester hours (full time) $2,628.05 $8,926.05
6, 7, or 8 semester hours (3/4 time) $1,977.28 $6,700.78
3, 4, or 5 semester hours (1/2 time) $1,326.52 $4,475.52
1, 2 semester hours (1/4 time) $   675.76 $2,250.26
     

2010-2011 Room and Board, Per Semester

Residence Hall Rooms  
Double – Founders Hall $1,995.00
Double – Mills Hall $1,995.00
Double – South Ridge $1,995.00
Double – West Ridge $1,995.00
Double – Governors Hall $1,995.00
Single – Governors Hall $2,730.00
Single – Governors Village $1,995.00

 

Board Plan  
Meal Plan $1,525.00


2010-2011 Fees Included in the Tuition & Fees Total Above

2010-2011 Annual Semester
Athletic $620.00 $310.00
Health Services $244.00 $122.00
Student Activities $683.15 $341.57
Educational & Technology $284.35 $142.18
Debt Service $220.00 $110.00
Transportation/Safety $ 43.60 $  21.80
Association of Student Governments $   1.00 $     .50
Matriculation Fee $ 50.00 $  25.00
Total $2,146.10 $1,073.05
         

Special Fees Not Included in the Total Above

Late Registration Fee: $50.00  
Fee for students eligible to pre-register for the next semester but who did not pre-register for any reason.  

Schedule Reinstatement Fee: $100.00
Fee for students who pre-registered but whose class schedule was dropped for non-payment.

Orientation Fee: $150.00
A one-time orientation fee charged to all new freshmen and transfer students.

Spring 2011 Refund Schedule

1/19/11 last day for 100% refund                    Drop or Withdrawal from University
1/26/11 last day for 90% refund                      Withdrawal from University required
2/02/11 last day for 70% refund                      Withdrawal from University required
2/09/11 last day for 50% refund                      Withdrawal from University required
2/16/11 last day for 30% refund                      Withdrawal from University required
2/23/11 last day for 15% refund                     Withdrawal from University required
Withdrawal on 2/24/11 or after – NO REFUND

NOTE:  Once the drop/add period ends on 1/19/11, a student must completely withdraw from
the University to receive a refund
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