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University of North Carolina at Asheville (Asheville, NC)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 66%
Applicants who took ACT: 71%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 42%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29%
SAT I Math score 700+: 3%
SAT I Math score 600+: 32%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 14%
ACT score 24+: 68%
Students applied: 3,433
Students admitted: 2,676
Admission rate: 78%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 39%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 3,806
Full-time enrolled men: 1,345
Full-time enrolled women: 1,882
Part-time enrolled men: 268
Part-time enrolled women: 311
Freshmen retained: 78%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $4,122
Fees (in state): $3,173
Tuition (out of state): $20,845
Fees (out of state): $3,173
Room and board: $9,106
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $17,601
Total cost (out of state): $34,324
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,823
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,167
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,546
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,890
Average debt at graduation: $22,026

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 76%
Average need-based aid: $6,778
Average non-need-based aid: $2,434

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

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