UNC Asheville, North Carolina’s designated public liberal arts and sciences university, frequently ranked at the top of The Princeton Review’s list for “Making an Impact,” brings together rich relationships among faculty, students, and staff, and prepares students to be engaged citizens and curious problem solvers, ready for the careers of today and tomorrow.
One of 17 institutions in the University of North Carolina system, and international headquarters of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), UNC Asheville offers more than 30 undergraduate majors. Enrolling 3,600, UNC Asheville encourages students to take part in a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program and participate in interdisciplinary learning.
The university is committed to living the core values of diversity, innovation, and sustainability. Numerous university centers and programs extend this mission beyond the academic courses, caring for the community through a focus on diversity education, health and wellness, environmental resiliency, and lifelong learning, and serving as a community hub for creative entrepreneurship. These mission-driven initiatives ensure that UNC Asheville expands access to higher education, supports its scholars and employees, and makes an impact in the local area and throughout the state.