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Public 2 Year

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina

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Overview

Enrollment

6,270
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College overview
Location Asheville, North Carolina
Online abtech.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Small City
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) is a public two-year higher education institution located in Asheville, North Carolina. Positioned in the Blue Ridge Mountains, A-B Tech's campus provides a scenic backdrop to its educational offerings, with a diverse mix of traditional and contemporary architecture. A-B Tech was established in 1959 and has since provided a variety of academic programs, including popular majors in Health Sciences, Business, Hospitality Education, and Engineering Technologies. The college has an open admissions policy, welcoming a broad spectrum of applicants. While A-B Tech does not have on-campus housing, it serves a primarily commuter population. The college?s proximity to the vibrant city of Asheville ensures that students benefit from the region's cultural and recreational opportunities. Notably, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is not distinguished for any specific athletic programs.

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,636 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,634 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $2,432 plus fees of $200.

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition

$2,432
In State Costs for Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,876
Budget for Other Expenses$5,126
Total One Year Cost$16,634

Out of State Resident Tuition

$8,576
Out of State Costs for Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,876
Budget for Other Expenses$5,126
Total One Year Cost$22,778

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$31,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 30%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 24%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 8%
Computer and Information Sciences 7%

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