Welcome to Mars Hill University, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, and just a 20 minute drive from Asheville—the Southeast’s coolest little city!
Mars Hill University’s rich heritage stretches back more than 150 years to its founding by Baptist families in 1856. Today, you’ll find Mars Hill University to be a place where students are actively engaged—in the classroom, on campus, and in the community.
Our Liberal Arts education prepares graduates for successful interdisciplinary lives in an ever-changing world. With 35 majors (with 61 concentrations) and 33 minors to choose from, you don’t have to lock yourself into one path. Dedicated faculty members thrive on helping students find their way to an exciting and rewarding future.
Whether you’re considering attending university for the first time, planning to transfer from another higher ed institution, or hoping to join us from overseas, we can’t wait to welcome you to Mars Hill University!