Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College: Review & Facts

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Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,235 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1959 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College.

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College is relatively low at 64% (close to North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College is low - 35%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College is pretty decent, 15:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Low
Average tuition cost is relatevely low - around $8,500 per year. The additional fees at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $200; which comes to $8,700 per year.

Read the details about Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (828) 254-1921 or check Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College, 340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897, USA
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