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Appalachian State Financial Aid

Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 7,979
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 47%
Average Aid Amount $7,902
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 2,328
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 71%

Financial Aid Information at Appalachian State

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 7,979 students (47% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,902. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 2,328 students (71% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Appalachian State University is $7,410 for North Carolina residents and $22,217 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 7,979 students (47% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,902. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Appalachian State University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Appalachian State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid7,97947%$7,902
Pell Grants5,06830%$4,506
Federal Student Loans8,23048%$6,173

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 2,328 beginning students (71% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 2,135 students (65% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Appalachian State University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Appalachian State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid2,32871%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,27138%$9,162
Federal Grants87326%$4,620
Pell Grants87326%$4,520
Other Federal Grants1695%$517
State/Local Grants89927%$3,053
Institutional Grants1,16135%$4,192
Student Loans1,67351%$5,519
Federal Student Loans1,65050%$5,136
Other Student Loans722%$10,545

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 1,157 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Appalachian State University. Among them, 1,120 students have lived on campus and 9 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Appalachian State University
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,0671,0801,120
Living Off-Campus with Family867
Living Off-Campus without Family669

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Appalachian State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,7991,012$8,912,341$4,954
$0 - $30,000397393$4,658,428$11,734
$30,001 - $48,000235231$2,149,211$9,146
$48,001 - $75,000323267$1,586,070$4,910
$75,001 - $110,00039087$349,365$896
$110,001 or more45434$169,267$373