Appalachian State University: Ranking & Review

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Boone
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United States
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World
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1205589
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

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

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

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 Services736109845
Education40122113635
Health Professions and Related Programs47274546
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies29516311
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs284284
Psychology21332245
Social Sciences20015215
Visual and Performing Arts2065211
Biological and Biomedical Sciences16021181
Public Administration and Social Service Professions8592177
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service146146
Physical Sciences13111142
Natural Resources and Conservation9494
English Language and Literature & Letters78785
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services70777
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields611677
History471461
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4545
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics301343
Mathematics and Statistics30838
Philosophy and Religious Studies3030
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2525
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2525
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1919
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies81119
Library Science1616
Architecture and Related Services33
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 population17,000
Phone8282622000
Fax+1 (828) 262 3296

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