- 99% of faculty members hold the highest degree in their field.
- Military members receive a discounted tuition rate and application fees are waived.
- Special tuition rates for online students.
- Appalachian State University football is coming off their fourth straight bowl win and third straight Sun Belt Championship.
Located in Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian State University is sprawled across the Blue Ridge Mountains. The university is one of 17 universities in the University of North Carolina system and enrolls nearly 20,000 students. The diverse student body features 16.2% of students who identify as racially and ethnically underrepresented. Appalachian State boasts a variety of online programs, giving students a flexible environment to earn their degree.
Appalachian State University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info
- In-state undergrads: $3,754 each semester
- Out-of-state undergrads: $11,199 each semester
- Distance education in-state undergrads: $163.05 per credit hour
- Distance education out-of-state undergrads: $663.55 per credit hour
- In-state grads: $3,950 each semester
- Out-of-state grads: $10,666 each semester
- Distance education in-state grads: $266.51 per credit hour
- Distance education out-of-state grads: $925.01 per credit hour
Accreditation and Approvals
Appalachian State University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Appalachian State University admissions require undergraduate applicants to complete an application, meet the 2.7 minimum GPA requirement, provide transcripts and ACT or SAT scores, and fulfill the prerequisite requirements.
Graduate applicants must complete an application, provide GRE, GMAT, or MAT test scores, submit letters of recommendation, hold a minimum GPA of 3.4, and complete all other program-specific requirements.
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 16:1
- Percentage of students receiving scholarships or financial aid: 70%
- Date founded: 1899
- Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Full-Time Freshman Retention Rate: 86%
- Required Standardized Test(s): ACT or SAT for undergraduates and GRE, GMAT, or MAT for graduates
- Public/Private: Public coeducational university
- Acceptance Rate: 66.4%
- Graduation Rate: 69.7%
- Athletics: NCAA Division I
- Mascot: Yosef
- Colors: Black and gold
- Address: 287 Rivers St, Boone, NC 28608
- Phone Number: (828) 262-2000
- Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram
Appalachian State University Online Degrees Offered
Appalachian State University offers:
- 11 online bachelor's programs
- 17 online master's programs
- One online doctoral program
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