The Brevard College Mission Statement: Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.
Brevard College was founded in 1853. It is the oldest college or university in the mountains of North Carolina.
Type of College
Brevard is a four-year private, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college. It is affiliated with the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church.
We offer a comprehensive list of experiential liberal arts programs. Click here to see the full selection, explore your options, and learn more about experiential education.
Brevard College is a member of NCAA Division II and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). Our most recent athletic success stories include 3 DII Intercollegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, multiple individual cycling championships, and a men’s basketball SAC Championship. We offer 20 varsity sports including baseball, basketball, cross-country, cycling, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, cheerleading, softball, volleyball, and lacrosse. Click here to visit the Tornados’ official athletics website.
Brevard College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees. The United Methodist Church accredits Brevard College to award degrees at the baccalaureate level, and Brevard College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the Teacher Education Accrediting Council. Click here to view our official accreditations.
Campus & Location
Brevard College is a 120-acre campus within the City of Brevard, North Carolina. It is close to the Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the city of Asheville, the Asheville Regional Airport and the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport. Click here for directions to campus.
Brevard employs 52 full-time faculty, 82% of which hold the terminal academic degree in their field. 67% of Brevard faculty have tenure, and our student to faculty ratio is 12:1.
Brevard College is “home” to 700 students from 31 states and 33 foreign countries. 98% of our students are full-time. 76% of students at Brevard are residential. Our student body is comprised of 53% in-state students and 47% out-of-state and international students.
Tuition & Fees
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Brevard awards students nearly $14 million in financial aid annually, in addition to many scholarship and loan opportunities.
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We offer three traditional-style residence halls and one apartment-style residential village primarily for upperclassmen.
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