What to Do

Our main campus is cradled by a beautiful portion of the Appalachian Mountains here in western North Carolina. Our nearest community is the cozy, artisan-driven town of Black Mountain. A 20-minute drive on I-40 leads to the acclaimed cultural hub Asheville, NC. Here are some of our area’s many recent accolades:


Black Mountain


What can I do on a visit?

Campus activities

  • Experience our weekly chapel service
  • Tour the campus with a current student
  • Meet with admissions and financial aid representatives
  • Meet with professors and coaches
  • Enjoy a free lunch
  • See a dorm room
  • Visit a class
  • Explore the Montreat Cove’s 30 miles of hiking and biking trails

Popular Asheville attractions

  • The Orange Peel Music Hall
  • The Biltmore Estate
  • Friday Drum Circle
  • The Grey Eagle Music Hall
  • Asheville Art Museum
  • Asheville Tourists minor league baseball
  • French Broad Chocolate Lounge
  • The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
  • Over 200 local restaurants
  • Hundreds of local shops and retailers

Outdoor adventures

  • Mt. Mitchell State Park (highest point east of the Mississippi)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • DuPont State Forest waterfalls
  • Linville Gorge hiking
  • Kitsuma Trail mountain biking
  • Pisgah National Forest camping
  • Chimney Rock State Park climbing