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Overall Score: 58.41

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC http://www.unca.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$21,400
% of students who get any grants
66%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,600
Average price for low-income students
$8,680

Admissions

Acceptance rate
79%
Median SAT/ACT score
1180/19
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
3,290

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
91%
% of need met
73%
% of students who get merit grants
17%
Average merit grant
$2,150

Student Success

Graduation rate
62%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Median student debt
$20,987
Early career earnings
$42,030
% earning more than a high school grad
57%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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