Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$7,410

$22,217

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
610
25th
530
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,453
Declined 3,725
Total Received 18,178
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Public

18,679

undergraduate students

2,120

graduate students

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School Facts

Appalachian State University, founded in 1899, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Fine and Applied Arts, the School of Music, and the College of Health Sciences. Its campuses, totaling 1,300 acres, are located in Boone, NC, 95 miles from Winston-Salem and 100 miles from Charlotte.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 20,799
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

415-acre main campus in Boone (population: 19,205), 90 miles from Winston-Salem. Major airports and bus serve Charlotte and Greensboro (both 100 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Appalachian State University
287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC
28608

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
610
25th
530
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,453
Declined 3,725
Total Received 18,178

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,130

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,242
Room $5,088
Board $4,086
Additional fees $3,168
Books & supplies $700
Total $17,284
Average Financial Aid - $8,130
Total with Avg. Aid $9,154

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,413,117
State $13,336,998
Institutional $13,367,157
Other external $2,858,118
Total $51,975,390

Non-need-based

Federal
State $74,057
Institutional $2,117,037
Other external $1,453,951
Total $3,645,045

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 828 262-2190
F: 828 262-2585
financialaid@appstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, climbing, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, climbing, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, capture the flag, corn hole, cross-country, dodgeball, football, golf, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, team handball, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference, Mid American Conference, Southern Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Advertising. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Commercial Photography. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine and Studio Arts Management. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Food Science and Technology, Other. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Communications, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
Industrial and Product Design. yes
Insurance. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Music Management. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
School Psychology. yes
Secondary School Administration/Principalship. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

20,799

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

18,679
students

Female
56%
10,464

Male
44%
8,215

10%

2,120
students

Female
70%
1,486

Male
30%
634

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

17,205
students

Female
56%
9,635

Male
44%
7,570

8%

1,474
students

Female
56%
829

Male
44%
645

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Germany
Italy
Mexico
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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