Buncombe County Community Colleges

  • There are 2 community colleges in Buncombe County, North Carolina, serving 7,790 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Buncombe County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 340 Victoria Rd
    Asheville NC  28801
    (828)254-1921

    7,507 students
  • South College-Asheville
    Private, for profit
    140 Sweeten Creek Road
    Asheville NC  28803
    (828)398-2500

    283 students
Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.