Appalachian State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boone, NC

$7,409

Avg in-state tuition

$22,216

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Appalachian State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Appalachian State University is a large public university located on a rural campus in Boone, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,280, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 81 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 73%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,409, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $22,216.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

77% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1100-1270

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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19k

Students Enrolled

23%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

82%

Hispanic

7%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

2%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

27%

State Grant Aid

28%

Institution Grant Aid

36%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,717
State Grant Aid $3,093
Institution Grant Aid $3,786
Pell Grant Aid $4,665

Financial Outlook

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.