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Appalachian State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,983 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,542 tuition
$7,224 on campus room & board
$700 books
$2,517 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$26,031 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,590 tuition
$7,224 on campus room & board
$700 books
$2,517 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,873 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
65% of students receive aid
22% get federal aid ($3,916 avg)
26% get state aid ($3,205 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($2,873 avg)
46% get loans ($5,380 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 11.0% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.35% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,237 35%
Federal Grant Aid $3,916 22%
Pell Grants $3,847 21%
Other Federal Grants $656 3%
Institution Grant Aid $2,873 31%
State Grant Aid $3,205 26%
Student Loans $5,380 46%
Federal Loans $4,979 44%
Other Loans $6,450 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Appalachian State University offer...
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $120
Out of State $527


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Bailey from Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Feb-19-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Every penny spent on tuition, housing and food is a penny well spent. Everything is high quality and worth every dollar.

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  • 4
  • Margaret from Mooresville, NC
  • Nov-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Appalachian is a great school and is on the lower end of the cost spectrum. You definitely get your money's worth in both education and happiness!

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  • 5
  • Sarean Harmoni from Boone, NC
  • Oct-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The tuition is extremely low for what the school offers. Putting aside the many activities there are on campus, one can go to any of the three gyms located on campus. All sports games are free to attend as well. Last but not least, we are given the privilege of having free health services and a very cost-friendly pharmacy.

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