Western Carolina University’s main campus is located in Cullowhee, NC, just over 50 miles west of Asheville. WCU’s rural location fuels a connected, supportive, safe campus community that is centered on the academic and personal growth of students. In addition, it offers vast opportunity for outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, paddle boarding and more, which is why WCU has been named the No. 1 Outdoor Adventure College in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Western Carolina University operates an instructional site at Biltmore Park Towne Square in Asheville where it offers part-time undergraduate programs in nursing and engineering for working professionals as well as graduate programs in business administration, accounting, school administration and more.