Mars Hill University is located in one of the most beautiful regions of the Eastern United States, the mountains of Western North Carolina. The town, which derives its name from the university, has a population of about 2,200. It is approximately 20 minutes north of Asheville, NC and approximately 45 minutes southwest of Johnson City, TN.
Asheville is the largest city in the western third of the state with a population of approximately 65,000. Asheville has the sophisticated attractions of a major metropolis and is known for its quality arts, crafts, and music offerings. The campus is also 10 miles east of Marshall, the county seat of Madison County.
From the 194-acre campus, which sits at an elevation of 2,330 feet, an inspiring panorama of lofty peaks may be viewed, including the Craggies and Clingman’s Peak. Such scenic attractions as Mount Mitchell, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Craggy Gardens, Linville Falls and Cavern, Biltmore House and Gardens, Big Bald Mountain, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are within easy driving distance.
From Johnson City:
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Asheville Center for Adult and Graduate Studies
303-B Airport Rd, Arden, NC
Asheville from I-26:
Take Exit 40 (Asheville Regional Airport) towards Arden. Head east on NC 280 – Airport Road. Building will be one mile ahead on your right.
Asheville from US 25A/Hendersonville Road:
Drive towards Arden. Go west on NC 280 – Airport Road. Building will be one mile ahead on your left. Turn onto Rutledge Road at the traffic light. Turn right into our facility.