Academics

Location
Cullowhee, NC
Undergrads
6,794
Tuition (in-state)
$15,522 ($5,925)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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3 College Freshman

Academics: The professors enjoy talking to the students and getting to know them.

5 College Senior

Academics: good bio program and professors are good

5 College Freshman

Academics: All the classes that I have had, especially those that are related to my major, are absolutely wonderful. The professors are fantastic. They teach in a way that is easy to learn from. They also make it clear that they are there to help each student with any problems.

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5 College Freshman

Academics: I'm a criminal justice major and the programs and opportunities here are excellent!

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: Great teachers and fair classes.

1 person found this useful Report
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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 37th
    Most Manageable Workloads
  • 192nd
    Professors Most Interested in Classes
  • 209th
    Most Flexible Curriculums
  • 243rd
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 313rd
    Best Online Course Options

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
16:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
439
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
166
Total FT Faculty
439
Faculty with Terminal Degree
80%
Average Faculty Salary
$67,698
Full-Time Retention Rate
74%
Part-Time Retention Rate
58%
Transfer-Out Rate
29%
Graduation Rate
48%
Programs/Majors Offered
86
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
No
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies: 3%
  • Elementary Education: 2%
  • Middle School Education: 3%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 3%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 37 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 37 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants
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