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University of North Carolina at Asheville, Department of Management and Accountancy Program Profile

Written by AnonymousFebruary 8, 2012
University of North Carolina at Asheville

University of North Carolina at Asheville,
Asheville, North Carolina
Department of Management and Accountancy
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

The Department of Management and Accountancy at the University of North Carolina at Asheville offers an Accounting program that is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Students who major in accounting at University of Carolina at Asheville develop the ability inside the classroom to problem solve, lead, launch new ideas, communicate, analyze, think critically, and use organizational skills to work effectively. Outside the classroom students have opportunities to study abroad, attend educational conferences, participate in internships, perform undergraduate research and complete community service. The Department of Management and Accountancy
has 12 dedicated scholarships for management and accountancy majors. Small class sizes facilitate active learning and interaction between students that enables undergraduates to become effective contributors to social and professional environments.

What's the school's contact information?
University of North Carolina at Asheville
110 Owen Hall, CPO 1850
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina 28804
Phone: (828) 251-6554
Fax: (828) 251-6857
Email: jbrnkle@unca.edu

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual in-state tuition: $5,393
Annual out-of-state tuition: $19,025
Room and board: $7,302
Books and supplies: $950

What's the typical student profile?
University of North Carolina at Asheville has a total enrollment of 3,418 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 44 percent are male and 56 percent are female. Approximately 12 percent of all students are from out of state.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 540-650
Range for SAT Math: 520-620
Range for SAT Writing: 510-620
Range for ACT Composite: 22-27

Average High School GPA: 3.91

Regular application deadline: February 15

Career and placement:
According to the University of North Carolina at Asheville Department of Management and Accountancy web site, the accounting program has gained statewide recognition for producing graduates who have gone on to partnerships in CPA firms, leadership roles in non-profit organizations, and many other positions of responsibility in industry.

The University of North Carolina at Asheville Career Center provides comprehensive guidance for students and alumni about practical application of university degrees in the work world. Students can speak with career counselors about occupational choices, updating resumes or finding internships. Students may also access the Virtual Career Center to find jobs through the online job posting system, request faculty letters of recommendation and ask counselors career-related questions.

All data is as of 2012.