South College - Asheville Campus
- 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.
South College - Asheville Campus serves 303 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
- Enrollment: 303 students
- Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
- Minority enrollment: 16%
- Source: Verified school update
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
South College - Asheville Campus
(NC) Community College Avg.
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Private, for profit
The student population of South College - Asheville Campus has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The South College - Asheville Campus diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 203% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- A private, co-educational, nonsectarian academic institution, South College-Asheville offers varied and well-balanced programs at the associate and certificate levels. Robert Talmadge Cecil founded South College-Asheville, formerly Cecils Business College, in 1905. The college's first classes were held in the Oates Building on North Pack Square but was relocated throughout the years to several different locations in downtown Asheville, including College, Haywood, and Broadway Streets, as enrollment and faculty numbers grew. The college soon became one of the highest rated schools of its kinds in the Carolinas and was one of the first colleges to identify itself with the National Association of Accredited Commercial Schools, an organization of more than 100 of the best business colleges in the United States. In October of 2016, South College-Asheville and South College, located in Knoxville, TN, compleated a merger endeavor. South College, Asheville Campus, is now a learning site of South College. South College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
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