Welcome to Asheville’s University

As North Carolina’s designated public liberal arts and sciences university, UNC Asheville transforms lives through education by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty, and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.

At UNC Asheville, we believe learning extends well beyond the classroom walls. From seeing world-class performers to cheering on our student-athletes, we invite you to take part in everything Asheville’s university has to offer.

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Campus News

Get a lively view of UNC Asheville's people, programs and initiatives. Read the Magazine


Your support makes UNC Asheville a top-ranked public liberal arts and sciences university. Support Our Students


Basketball, swimming, soccer, and more - come cheer on our 16 NCAA Division 1 teams. Go, Bulldogs!

Lifelong Learning

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) helps members thrive in life's second half. Learn More


The Key Center is our hub for service learning and volunteer opportunities. Connect with the Key Center