Profile of 2013-14 Student Body

Includes 1440 students; 1208 are Traditional, 210 are AGS undergrads, 14 are AGS graduate students, and 8 are ISEP/dual enrolled

The 2013 Traditional Student Body:

  • Includes 700 continuing students, 413 new students, 81 transfers, and 14 returning after non-enrollment
  • Includes 660 men (55%) and 548 (45%) women
  • 31% are students of color (20% Black, 3% Hispanic, <1% Asian, 3% American Indian, 5% unknown)
  • 64% are from North Carolina, 33% are from 36 other states, and 3% are from 15 other countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Norway, Scotland, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Zimbabwe
  • 15% hail from Madison, Buncombe, or Yancey counties
  • 41% are first-generation college students (6% are unknown)
  • Between 95% and 98% receive financial aid
  • 37% are participating in athletics
  • The average total ACT score (for those students admitted on the basis of the ACT) is 21; the average total SAT score (for those admitted on the basis of the SAT) is 969
  • The average HS GPA is 3.28