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Apply online via The College Foundation of N.C.Apply online via The Common Application

When you apply to UNC Asheville, we’re looking to hear your authentic voice. Of course, we’re interested in your academic record. But even more, we want to see the challenges, opportunities, and experiences that have made you who you are. Your answers will help us get to know you as we welcome a new class into our campus community.

Additionally, prior to submitting your application, if you wish to be considered for NC residency, complete the Residency Determination Service to insure a timely and efficient application process.

Complete your Residency Determination

To ensure careful consideration of your application, please submit all materials by the following deadline dates:

Spring 2017 Deadlines

  • Freshmen - November 15, 2016
  • Transfers - November 15, 2016
  • Teacher Education, Post Baccalaureate - November 1, 2016
  • International - October 1, 2016
  • Other Students - Please see the Other Students web page.

Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

  • Freshmen (Early action (Non-Binding) and to be considered for Laurels Scholarship) - November 15, 2016
  • Freshmen (Regular decision) - February 15, 2017
  • Transfers - April 15, 2017
  • Teacher Education, Post-Baccalaureate - June 2, 2017
  • International - April 1, 2017
  • Other Students - Please see the Other Students web page.

Apply By Mail

Choose one of two options: the paper UNC Asheville Application or the paper Common Application.

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Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences

UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences Program is an interdisciplinary, part-time course of study for college graduates who are interested in broad-based learning at the master’s degree level.

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