Required Fees

2024-25 Required Fees

Required fees are not additional fees; they are included in the Tuition & Fees listed here.

Fee TypeAnnualSemester
Health Services$455.00$227.50
Student Activities$839.00$419.50
Educational & Technology$556.00$278.00
Debt Service$394.00$197.00
Association of Student Governments$1.00$0.50
Matriculation Fee$65.00$32.50
Safety Fee$60.00$30.00

Please note: Any special program fees are not included in the total above. Safety and Security Fee and the Matriculation Fee are charged separately from the Required Fees.

View the UNC Asheville Use of Tuition Statement.

Orientation Fee

A one-time non-refundable $150 orientation fee is charged to all new freshmen and transfer students. Students who attend orientation but subsequently do not attend UNC Asheville will still be billed for the orientation fee.

Engineering Enhancement Fee

An Engineering Enhancement fee is charged each semester based on the number of Engineering course credit hours in which a student is enrolled. The fee will be used to support the activities of students in both the Joint 2+2 Engineering Program and the Joint Mechatronics Engineering Program, including:

  • Purchase and upgrade of Engineering program equipment,  infrastructure, and laboratory facilities
  • Senior design projects (supplies, travel, and related costs not covered by the NCSU College of Engineering budget to UNC Asheville)
  • Undergraduate research (travel for research purposes, travel to conferences, and related costs)
  • Development of career readiness and Engineering entrepreneurship programs
  • Annual seminar series and high-profile speakers
  • Professional development for students and faculty

Semester Charges for Engineering Courses (E, ECE, JEM, MAE, MSE):

  • 1-4 hours: $125 per semester
  • 5-8 hours: $250 per semester
  • 9 or more hours: $500 per semester

Health Insurance Requirement

All students who are enrolled for six or more credit hours must have health insurance coverage.

Students can apply for a waiver of the insurance charge at Students must apply for the insurance waiver within two weeks after the semester starts. If their waiver is not approved by the deadline, students will be required to pay the insurance charge.

Visit the Insurance section of the Health & Counseling webpages for more information regarding health insurance requirements.

Schedule Reinstatement Fee

Students who pre-register for classes and whose class schedule is dropped for non-payment are subject to a $100 fee for reinstatement of their class schedule. Payment of this fee does not guarantee the student will get the same schedule back. Schedule reinstatement is subject to class availability.

Late Fees and Interest on Past Due Accounts

Student accounts that become past due will be charged a late payment fee of 10% of the past due portion of the account. In addition, once an account becomes past due, interest will accrue and be posted to the account each month. The interest rate will be determined according to the State of North Carolina General Statue 105-241.1(i) and is subject to change every six months.