Appalachian State University

Acceptance Rate 77 %
SAT Average 1,185
Tuition & Fees $22,217
Student Population 19,108
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,902

Academic Overview

Appalachian State University Campus, Boone, NC
Appalachian State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Boone, North Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,410 for North Carolina residents and $22,217 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 19,108 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 77% and the graduation rate is 73% last year.
The salary after graduation from Appalachian State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $43,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Appalachian State University are $7,410 for North Carolina residents and $22,217 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,007 for in-state students and $21,439 for out-of-state students.
Appalachian State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Appalachian State. The acceptance rate of Appalachian State is 77% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 73% and the transfer-out rate is 19%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,902 and 47% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 19,108 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Appalachian State University is 77 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Appalachian State University is 73 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Appalachian State University is 19 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Appalachian State University is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Appalachian State University is 19,108
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Appalachian State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,902 at Appalachian State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Appalachian State offers 142 major programs through online and on-site education where 26 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree817
Post Bachelor's Degree105
Master's Degree3910
Post Master's Degree103
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21

Special Learning Opportunities

Appalachian State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,674)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,834)

Veterans Benefits

Appalachian State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges