UNC Asheville is situated in one of the most popular and vibrant cities in the Southeast. Asheville offers an inviting downtown, exciting outdoor adventures nearby, a thriving arts community, and an array of eclectic dining opportunities. Your guests can enjoy fun local excursions to the Biltmore Estate, River Arts District, French Broad River, microbreweries, and year-round arts, crafts, music, and theater indoors and outdoors.
The surrounding Southern Appalachians Mountains are renowned for their beauty, biodiversity, and rich cultural heritage. From our campus, you are only a one-hour drive to Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi at 6,683 feet. Tour the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to scenic overlooks, hiking trails, waterfalls, and camping. With a temperate climate, you can enjoy lots of outdoor time all year round. For more information about the area, visit Explore Asheville.
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning 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. We especially welcome college-bound youth to our campus to learn how a liberal arts education can enhance their future careers.
The campus of UNC Asheville is conveniently located close to interstates I-26 and I-40 and within two miles of several commercial districts, including downtown Asheville. We are serviced by Asheville Regional Airport, and are within a 2-hour drive to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
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