Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (ABTech)

Asheville, NC

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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Student Essentials

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.abtech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,939
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,029
Retention Rate: 63%
Enrollment: 11,124
Year Established: 1959

About ABTech

Located in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College offers two-year training in a variety of in-demand fields.

Academics at A-B Tech include over 50 associate degree programs and more than 60 certificate programs in everything from Accounting to Welding. A-B Tech is particularly proud of its Culinary Arts and Engineering programs, with the Culinary Team performing in national competitions.

There are also non-credit continuing education classes available, and many credit and non-credit courses can be taken online or at a distance learning center.

Tuition is considerably lower for in-state residents of North Carolina than for out-of-state residents. However, financial aid is available to those who qualify. There are even specialized scholarships for students in Engineering, Culinary Arts and other programs.

Admissions often require a placement test, which can be scheduled online. High school students may also attend A-B Tech by joining the dual enrollment program.

Student life includes festivals and events year-round. To find out more, contact Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College today.

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ABTech Map & Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801


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Getting Around ABTech

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Asheville, NC

Winter
Dec
49
30
Jan
47
28
Feb
50
31
Spring
Mar
58
37
Apr
67
45
May
75
53
Summer
Jun
82
61
Jul
85
65
Aug
84
64
Fall
Sep
77
57
Oct
68
46
Nov
58
38

ABTech Students

Total Students 11,124

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 4%
African American 7%
Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 28%
Part-Time 72%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

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