Student Right-to-Know Information

In order for students to make more informed decisions about attending college, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College makes the following information available in accordance with the federal Student Right-to-Know Act.


Completion / Graduation Rates

The following completion/graduation and transfer rates are based upon a limited cohort of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who entered A-B Tech during the fall term of each academic year. These students are tracked over a three-year period to determine their academic outcomes. Please note that these rates may not be representative of the entire student population of the college. The rates do not include continuing students or students who completed their outcome after the three-year tracking period or students who attend the college to acquire new skills or take classes for personal enrichment.


First-Time/Full-Time Cohort Graduation and Transfer Rates

  2016 2017 2018 2019 Totals
Total Cohort 552 471 427 415 1,865
Completers within 3 Years 177 152 142 130 601
Graduation Rate 32% 32% 33% 31% 32%
Total Transfers 89 46 51 38 224
Transfer Rate 16% 10% 12% 9% 12%
Graduation/Transfer Rate 48% 43% 45% 40% 44%


Student-to-Faculty Ratio

A-B Tech's student-to-faculty ratio was 12 to 1 in the fall of 2021.