Financial Aid

Federal Emergency Grants for Students
In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Congress authorized federal financial support to institutions. A significant portion of the funding is for direct student emergency grants. Read more about the federal emergency grants for students.

UNC Asheville’s Student Emergency Fund
Current students who meet certain criteria may be eligible to receive financial assistance from UNC Asheville’s Student Emergency Fund. Learn more and apply here.

Schedule an Appointment with a Financial Aid Counselor


Committed to Affordable Education

We believe that money shouldn’t stand in the way of your education. At UNC Asheville, we offer a full range of merit- and need-based financial aid options, and we will work one-on-one with you to make your education possible.

Please contact us with any questions at or 828.251.6535, or schedule an appointment with one of our Financial Aid Counselors. The Office of Financial Aid is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We look forward to serving you during the coming academic year and beyond.

UNC Asheville FAFSA Code: 002907

Types of Aid

Learn about scholarships, grants, loans, and more.

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Applying for Aid

We’ve outlined all the steps for applying for aid.

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Accepting Aid Award

Students will accept their financial aid through UNC Asheville’s portal.

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