Appalachian State University

Boone, NC, USA
3.91 Average Rating

Originally founded as a teachers college, Appalachian State University is a 4-year public university in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of North Carolina. As a campus of the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian is home to six colleges offering over 150 bachelor’s degree-granting programs. Additionally, ASU offers students a “4+1” accelerated admissions program in which undergraduate and graduate classes are completed in 5 years. For environmentally conscious students, Appalachian State hosts an annual Appalachian Energy Summit and the university campus features North Carolina’s largest wind turbine as well as a composting facility.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
90%
Out of State Students
8%
0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1157
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision March 15, 2018 May 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
18,811
Total Number of Undergrads
17,017
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
44%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
70%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,686
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$4,159
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,675
0
100
66%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,448
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
400
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charlotte
Hickory
Raleigh
Greensboro
Asheville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.91 Average Rating
appalachian state university is a wonderful school that fosters an amazing environment for learning and personal growth. in such a short time i have grown to love this university and the small college town that surrounds it as my own home away from home. appalachian is one of the fastest growing colleges in america and i am proud that i can get a personal and quality education here in boone.
Joseph from Winston Salem, NC
appalachian is an awesome school to go to, i love it! the atmosphere is very friendly and if you get the right professor then you will have a great class experience. the best part is that even though the campus is pretty big, you can get just about anywhere within ten minutes so that is nice.
happy@app

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