Asheville is a beautiful, bustling city nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
In recent years, Asheville tops lists of America's best vacation spots and livability ratings - recognized by Forbes Travel Guide, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, National Geographic Traveler and more. Known for a burgeoning food scene and a vibrant arts community, Asheville offers a small-town atmosphere with the amenities of a big city.
Just a short drive from campus is the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and such iconic landmarks as the Biltmore House and the Grove Park Inn. The surrounding mountains offer numerous activities from mountain-biking and hiking in the summer to ice-climbing and skiing in the winter.