Appalachian State University: Ranking & Review

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Boone Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 205 590
Top 4%

Appalachian State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate70%64%74%
Applicants14,0095,6488,361
Admissions9,8073,6166,191
Enrolled undergraduates3,3061,3311,975
Enrolled total (including graduate students)18,8118,18110,630

3,130 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

978 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,996
Percent of students submitting SAT scores60%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
585

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,620
Percent of students submitting ACT scores49%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
25

Appalachian State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $19,012 $33,819
Off-campus $19,573 $34,380
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,173 and other expenses per full academic year.

Appalachian State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,679 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,242 $19,049
Fees for full-time undergraduates $3,060 $3,060
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $143 $644
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,839 $18,271
Fees for full-time graduates $3,060 $3,060
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $237 $896

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 736 109 845
Education 401 221 13 635
Health Professions and Related Programs 472 74 546
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 295 16 311
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 284 284
Psychology 213 32 245
Social Sciences 200 15 215
Visual and Performing Arts 206 5 211
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 160 21 181
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 85 92 177
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 146 146
Physical Sciences 131 11 142
Natural Resources and Conservation 94 94
English Language and Literature & Letters 78 7 85
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 70 7 77
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 61 16 77
History 47 14 61
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 45 45
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 30 13 43
Mathematics and Statistics 30 8 38
Philosophy and Religious Studies 30 30
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 25 25
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 25 25
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 19 19
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8 11 19
Library Science 16 16
Architecture and Related Services 3 3
Grand Total3,894688134,595

A total of 3,894 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Appalachian State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 701 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%69%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesASU
Appalachian State University
Founded1899
MottoEsse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,760
Instructional FTE1,092
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.appstate.edu
Address287 Rivers St
Boone, North Carolina, 28608
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone8282622000
Fax+1 (828) 262 3296

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