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Appalachian State University

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Post-Master&Apos;S, Postbachelor&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciencesfood Science And Technology Relatedarchitecture And Related Servicescity/Urban, Community And Regional Planningarea, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studiesarea Studies Related; Women&Apos;S Studiesbiological And Biomedical Sciencesbiology/Biological Sciences; Ecologybusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Actuarial Science; Business Administration And Management; Construction Management; Finance; Hospitality Administration; Insurance; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Management Information Systems; Marketing/Marketing Managementcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsadvertising; Journalism; Public Relations/Image Management; Radio And Television; Speech Communication And Rhetoriccomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer Scienceeducationart Teacher Education; Biology Teacher Education; Business Teacher Education; Chemistry Teacher Education; Drama And Dance Teacher Education; Education (Specific Subject Areas) Related; Elementary Education; English/Language Arts Teacher Education; Family And Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education; French Language Teacher Education; Health Teacher Education; History Teacher Education; Kindergarten/Preschool Education; Mathematics Teacher Education; Middle School Education; Music Teacher Education; Physical Education Teaching And Coaching; Physics Teacher Education; Spanish Language Teacher Education; Special Education&Ndash;Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities; Technology/Industrial Arts Teacher Educationengineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fieldssolar Energy Technologyenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishfamily And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciencesapparel And Textiles; Child Developmentforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsfrench; Spanishhealth Professions And Related Programsathletic Training; Communication Sciences And Disorders; Dietetics; Health/Health-Care Administration; Music Therapy; Public Health Education And Promotion; Registered Nursing/Registered Nursehistoryhistoryhomeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Servicescriminal Justice/Safetyliberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanitiesliberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studiesmathematics And Statisticsmathematics; Statisticsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesinternational/Global Studiesnatural Resources And Conservationenvironmental Science; Environmental Studiesparks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studieskinesiology And Exercise Science; Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Managementphilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophy; Religious Studiesphysical Scienceschemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Physicspsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionssocial Worksocial Sciencesanthropology; Economics; Geography; Political Science And Government; Sociologyvisual And Performing Artsart; Commercial Photography; Dance; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Fine And Studio Arts Management; Fine/Studio Arts; Graphic Design; Industrial And Product Design; Interior Design; Music Management; Music Performance


Admission: 12,248 applied; 7,744 admitted; 3,028 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.99

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application, deferred entrance
Application fee: $55
Required: high school transcript
Application deadline: rolling (transfers)
Notification: continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
15,712 Undergraduate Students, 53% Women, 47% Men, 7% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
3% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 1% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 4% Hispanic/Latino, 0.2% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.1% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
0.5% Representing 60 Other Countries
Housing Info
37% Live On Campus

Campus Life

On-Campus Residence Required For Freshman Year
Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, Choral Group, Marching Band, Appalachian Intramural Recreation Sports Association, Appalachian State Fly-Fishing Club, Health Professions Club, Invisible Children At Appalachian State, APPS Special Events, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
Appalachian Intramural Recreation Sports Association, Appalachian State Fly-Fishing Club, Health Professions Club, Invisible Children At Appalachian State, APPS Special Events
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling, Women&Apos;S Center, Legal Services
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Distance Learning, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (B)Unusual Degree Programs: 3-2 Engineering With Auburn University, Clemson Universityschool Calendar: Semesters


Member:NCAA, Naiadivision:All NCAA Division Iexcept:Football (Division I-AA)


Total: 1,256Full-Time: 71% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 16 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2013&-14)
Tuition:state resident $3772 full-time, $128 per credit hour part-time; nonresident $15,980 full-time, $540 per credit hour part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Required fees:$2690 full-time, $17 per credit hour part-time
Room and board:$7160; room only: $4000. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2013,7,854 applied for aid, 7,693 were judged to have need, 2,460 had their need fully met. 315 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $1680)
In 2013,427 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:77%
Average financial aid package:$10,581
Average need-based loan:$4228
Average need-based gift aid:$7556
Average non-need-based aid:$2680
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$20,869

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