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Appalachian State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,955 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,159 tuition
$8,119 on campus room & board
$700 books and supplies
$2,977 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$30,471 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,675 tuition
$8,119 on campus room & board
$700 books and supplies
$2,977 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,356 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
68% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,329 avg)
29% get state aid ($3,191 avg)
36% get institn'l aid ($3,356 avg)
49% get loans ($5,618 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.37% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.06% 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 $8,448 39%
Federal Grant Aid $4,329 27%
Pell Grants $4,281 27%
Other Federal Grants $548 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,356 36%
State Grant Aid $3,191 29%
Student Loans $5,618 49%
Federal Loans $5,081 48%
Other Loans $11,608 3%

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 $141
Out of State $631


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Emma from Apex, NC
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    Appalachian is a great school. I feel very safe there. It's far enough away from home but not too far. Compared to other colleges, tuition is reasonable. Did I mention the views??

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  • 5
  • Gabrielle from Finksburg, MD
  • May-16-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're an in-state student, it doesn't get any better that Appalachian when it comes to Bang for Your Buck. Even for me, as an out-of-state student, I think that I am getting a great education and college experience for the tuition I am paying.

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  • 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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