South College Asheville

Overview of South College Asheville

South College-Asheville is in a small city, in Asheville, NC. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at South College-Asheville earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include law.

South College-Asheville Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as South College-Asheville offers open admission.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

South College-Asheville, in 2007-2008, had 133 students (162 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. The student body at South College-Asheville is overwhelmingly male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"A private, co-educational, nonsectarian academic institution, South College-Asheville offers varied and well-balanced programs at the bachelor's, associate and certificate levels. The mission of the college is to identify and facilitate quality programs of study that bring students together in an academic setting which encourages the development of educated, responsible professionals who meet the demands of our employment market. To achieve this mission, South College-Asheville offers general education and specialized courses designed to broaden students' overall knowledge and develop strong technical skills as identified by community leaders. The college recognizes the uniqueness of students and works to meet their needs on an individual basis. Therefore, the college maintains various support services to enhance students' academic experiences."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting South College-Asheville

South College-Asheville
29 Turtle Creek Drive
Asheville , NC 28803
General Phone: (828) 277-5521

South College-Asheville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling18physical therapist assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician13radiologic tech
Medical Support and Technology10medical assistant, surgical tech
Law7legal studies, legal assistant
Medical Administration3medical transcription
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Business and Management0business management, accounting

Number of programs and degrees for South College-Asheville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years113
Associate's degree429
Bachelor's degree11

South College-Asheville Student Body

In 2007-2008, South College-Asheville had a total enrollment of 133 students (162 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 10%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 12%
22-24 18%
25-29 19%
30-34 11%
35-39 14%
40-49 16%
50-64 2%

South College-Asheville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

South College-Asheville Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Asheville, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

South College-Asheville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,200
Books and supplies $ 1,821

Financial Aid:
South College-Asheville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1026400)

South College-Asheville Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$55,33311$52,168
All faculty totalcalendar year3$55,33311$52,168

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

South College-Asheville Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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South College-Asheville Highlights

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What Sets South College-Asheville Apart:

Male % of student body
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%South College-Asheville % of degrees in law
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%South College-Asheville % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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