Online Registration For All 2024 Classes is Now Open!

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Browse our 2024 classes digitally and register today!

We’re excited to announce that registration for all 2024 classes is now open, and the digital copy of our newest catalog is now available!

Live nearby? Now is the perfect time to register for our tuition discount programs. Create an account through Configio, our online registration platform, and upload your verification before registering for your class.

Printed copies of the catalog will start mailing out in early April. Don’t wait for yours to arrive! Sign up for our eCatalog today and receive an interactive digital copy immediately.

Also, go green and help us save resources! Visit to remove yourself from our physical mailing list to help us save on paper and waste.

Discount Program Information


Local Residents

25% off Tuition for

Local Residents

The Folk School offers 25% off tuition and a guaranteed available spot upon registration to people living in the following neighboring counties: North Carolina: Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Swain, Jackson, and Graham. Georgia: Fannin, Towns, Union, Gilmer, and Rabun. Tennessee: Polk. 

DISCLAIMER:  Those looking to receive this benefit are required to present one of the following, showing proof of local address including city and state: a valid driver’s license, voter registration card, tax bill, or utility bill.


Active Military & Veterans

15% off Tuition for

Active Military & Veterans

The Folk School offers 15% off tuition and a guaranteed available space upon registration for active military & veterans.

DISCLAIMER:  Must present proof of capital VA card or capital DD-214 form.

Teacher and Young Adults

15% off Tuition for

Teachers and Young Adults

The Folk School offers 15% off tuition and a guaranteed available spot upon registration for Teachers and Young Adults (ages 18-25).

DISCLAIMER:  Teachers must present proof of current certification and employment as a teacher working in a school or school setting with grades k – 12. Young Adults are required to submit a valid driver’s license or government-issued identification showing proof of age.

Go Green! Sign up for our digital catalog.

Sign up for our fully digital catalog! It’s a responsible and environmentally friendly option and offers a better experience for those looking to take their next class here.

Our interactive digital catalog links directly to our registration system so you can secure your spot immediately. Better yet, our digital catalog often arrives weeks before our print catalog, helping you plan your next trip to the Folk School even sooner.

Use the link below to opt in to our digital catalog and remove yourself from the physical mailing list.

Request a Catalog

You can still register by phone.

Prefer talking to someone when signing up? Don’t worry! You can still register for classes by phone, and our office staff is happy to help with your request.

Give us a call at 828-837-2775 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one of our friendly office staff will be happy to assist you.

Explore our online registration portal.

Our registration portal makes signing up for a Folk School class easy. Register in minutes, pay your tuition online, and receive your materials list instantly. Still deciding on what to take? You can also browse and search for classes by subject area, date, instructor, and more.

Find your next class here.

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