Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

340 Victoria Road

Asheville, NC 28801-4897

(828) 254-1921

Fax: (828) 251-6718



Contact: Scott Douglas

Director, Enrollment Management
Main Address

340 Victoria Road

Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 254-1921

www.abtech.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,035

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,077

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Computerized Placement Test (CPT) administered by college. SAT and/or ACT scores may be used in lieu of CPT for English and math placement. For allied health programs, tests used to earn admission through point system. Provisional or unconditional admission to individual programs will be determined by scores on the test requirements.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Operations Management A
Real Estate C
Sales and Distribution A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance C

Precision Production Trades

Tool/Die Technology C
Welding Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Flight Attendance A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (828) 254-1921
Website: www.abtech.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.abtech.edu/admissions/admissions-overview
Address: 340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, NC 28801-4897
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,003
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,040 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,632
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,776
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,304

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 86
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 25
Construction Trades 42
Education 11
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 69
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1014
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 63
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 73
Precision Production 42
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Grand total 5854

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,632
Out-of-state $8,776
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 286 66%
Grant or scholarship aid 275 64% $5,304
Student loan aid 37 9% $6,959

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,156 46% $3,141
Federal student loans 745 11% $6,661

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,003
Undergraduate enrollment 7,003
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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