Colleges in Asheville, North Carolina

There are 6 Colleges in Asheville, North Carolina, serving a population of 89,318 people in an area of 46 square miles. There is 1 College per 14,886 people, and 1 College per 7 square miles.

In North Carolina, Asheville is ranked 68th of 959 cities in Colleges per capita, and 63rd of 959 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Asheville Colleges

Find Asheville, North Carolina colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC

Carolina College Of Hair Design 85 Tunnel Road Asheville, NC

Center For Massage 16 Eagle Street Asheville, NC

Daoist Traditions College Of Chinese Medical Arts 382 Montford Avenue Asheville, NC

South College 140 Sweeten Creek Road Asheville, NC

University Of North Carolina At Asheville 1 University Heights Asheville, NC

About Asheville Colleges

Asheville Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Asheville, NC. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Asheville Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Asheville College Statistics

Find Asheville College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Asheville College Enrollment
 AshevilleBuncombe County
College/Grad School Enrollment7,341 (36.8%)16,165 (29.4%)
Asheville Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AshevilleBuncombe County
Some College, No Degree11,801 (18.2%)36,426 (19.8%)
Associate's Degree5,355 (8.3%)15,693 (8.5%)
Bachelor's Degree19,114 (29.5%)43,720 (23.8%)
Graduate/Professional Degree12,063 (18.6%)26,996 (14.7%)
Asheville Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 AshevilleBuncombe County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher31,17770,716
Arts, Humanities & Others9,599 (30.8%)19,692 (27.8%)
Business4,133 (13.3%)10,175 (14.4%)
Education3,055 (9.8%)9,006 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering11,527 (37.0%)24,395 (34.5%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,863 (9.2%)7,448 (10.5%)