Liberal Arts Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

There are 2 liberal arts schools in Asheville for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Asheville, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Asheville 160
North Carolina 3,100

Exactly 160 of the 3,100 liberal arts professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Asheville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Asheville has grown by 14%. Overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

2,490 2,450 2,480 2,670 3,100
140 100 100 90 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$48,190 $45,030 $45,670 $60,630 $62,090
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Asheville have increased. Asheville liberal arts professionals made $62,090 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Asheville was $48,190 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Asheville.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Asheville

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Liberal arts professionals in Asheville make a median yearly salary of $61,490. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,550 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Asheville

Liberal Arts

Asheville liberal arts professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Asheville


There are 2 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Asheville's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Asheville


Asheville's liberal arts schools offer 7 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Asheville


Approximately 232 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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