Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of North Carolina at Asheville (Asheville, NC)

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University of North Carolina at Asheville is ranked 61 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 236 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 66%
Applicants who took ACT 71%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69934%
600+42%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69929%
600+32%

ACT Score

30-3614%
24-2954%
24+68%

Students applied3,433
Students admitted2,676
Admission rate78%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate39%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$4,122
Fees$3,173
Room and board$9,106
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$17,601

Cost after need-based aid$10,823
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,167

Average debt at graduation$22,026

Out of State

Tuition$20,845
Fees$3,173
Room and board$9,106
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$34,324

Cost after need-based aid$27,546
Cost after non-need-based aid$31,890

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$34,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met76%
Average need-based aid$6,778
Average non-need-based aid$2,434

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,806

Full-Time

Men1,345
Women1,882

Part-Time

Men268
Women311

Freshmen retained78%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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