University of North Carolina - Asheville

Asheville, NC

University of North Carolina Asheville says that their Liberal Arts Core (LAC), "captures the development of human capabilities, disciplinary knowledge, the application of knowledge to new settings, and creative solutions to increasingly complex problems." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,852
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:42%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,145 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,868 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    UNC Asheville should be noted for its Core Humanities sequence, a historical, social, literary, philosophical, and aesthetic survey of human civilization from antiquity to the present.

  • General Education Assessment

    University of North Carolina - Asheville uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/04/2019


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