Colleges in Buncombe County, North Carolina

There are 8 Colleges in Buncombe County, North Carolina, serving a population of 252,268 people in an area of 657 square miles. There is 1 College per 31,533 people, and 1 College per 82 square miles.

In North Carolina, Buncombe County is ranked 24th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 10th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Buncombe County Colleges

Find Buncombe County, 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

Montreat College 310 Gaither Circle Montreat, NC

South College 140 Sweeten Creek Road Asheville, NC

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

Warren Wilson College 701 Warren Wilson Road Swannanoa, NC

About Buncombe County Colleges

Buncombe County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Buncombe County, 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:
  • Buncombe County 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

Buncombe County College Statistics

Find Buncombe County 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.

Buncombe County College Enrollment
 Buncombe CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment16,165 (29.4%)701,820 (27.8%)
Buncombe County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Buncombe CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree36,426 (19.8%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree15,693 (8.5%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree43,720 (23.8%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree26,996 (14.7%)722,112 (10.6%)
Buncombe County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Buncombe CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher70,7162,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others19,692 (27.8%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business10,175 (14.4%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education9,006 (12.7%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering24,395 (34.5%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields7,448 (10.5%)189,293 (9.3%)