69%

Acceptance Rate

$9,162

Avg.Financial Aid

002906

FAFSA Code

About Appalachian State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

19,108

Website

www.appstate.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

287 Rivers St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8282622000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

1100 - 1270

ACT Range

23 - 28

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Appalachian State University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $65, as part of the admission process at ASU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1100-1270, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 22 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Appalachian State University is 25. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 287 Rivers St, Boone, North Carolina 28608. They can also call them at (828) 262-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$10,491

Average Annual Cost

$4,242

Books And Supplies

$700

Other Fees

$3,122

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,548

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,582

Total One Year Cost

$19,194

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to ASU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $27,809. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$186

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

222 Graduates

Psychology, General

216 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

216 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

213 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

192 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

147 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

146 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

139 Graduates

Biology, General

125 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

114 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

111 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

108 Graduates

Marketing

100 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

96 Graduates

Social Work

85 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

80 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

76 Graduates

Public Health

72 Graduates

Insurance

71 Graduates

Political Science and Government

71 Graduates

Computer Science

70 Graduates

Chemistry

68 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

68 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

66 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

64 Graduates

Construction Management

63 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

63 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

61 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

55 Graduates

Economics

52 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

50 Graduates

History

48 Graduates

Sociology

47 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

47 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

44 Graduates

Physics

43 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

41 Graduates

International Business

34 Graduates

Mathematics

33 Graduates

International/Global Studies

28 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

27 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

26 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

25 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

24 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

24 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

23 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

23 Graduates

Journalism

23 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

22 Graduates

Anthropology

21 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

19 Graduates

Music

19 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

18 Graduates

Philosophy

17 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

16 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

13 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

11 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

8 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

8 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

6 Graduates

Dance

5 Graduates

Statistics

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,381

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

83% White

1% Unknown

3% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,267 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

34%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,714/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,834/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,834/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Yosef the Mountaineer

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

285

Total Female Athletes

193

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

28

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At ASU, $8,826 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Appalachian State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at ASU costs around $3,834 per year. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,994

$25,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$114 - 259

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,162

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,620

Students Receiving State Aid

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,053

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,192

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,734

$30K - $48K

$9,146

$48K - $75K

$4,910

$75K - $110K

$896

> $110K

$373

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,159,632

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,645,045

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at ASU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Appalachian State University is around $3,786 and the federal grant is $4,717. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,093 as well as institutional aid worth $3,786. At ASU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,159,632 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $3,645,045.

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