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Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

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Overview

Appalachian State University is a University institution located in Boone, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address ASU Box 32004
Boone, NC  28608
United States
Contact Ms. Kimberly Holley
Senior Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-2120
Fax: 828-262-3296

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Food Science And Technology, Other Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Environmental/environmental Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial Photography Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,120
Applied
17,971
Accepted
18,555
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

12,509
Females Applied
11,007
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,611
Males Applied
6,964
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.96
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st January 25th
Out of state Fall freshmen February 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st January 25th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 615 570 650
SAT Math 607 560 650
ACT Composite 26 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,242
In-state
20,246
Out-of-state
4,242
In-district
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Fees

3,728
Full-time student fees
11,582
Room & board
6,222
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,863
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,269
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,073
Avg. Loan Aid
2,749
Avg. Grant Aid
8,893
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
93% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57.93%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,555
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.26%
Black or African American 3.26%
White or Caucasian 80.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.01%
Two or more races 4.61%
Other 0.72%

Gender

Male (43.28%)
Female (56.72%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Club Expo, Panhellenic Council Code of Ethics Event and Homecoming Blood Drive

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Appalachian Educators, Exercise Science Club, App Sits Meditation Club, The Hiking Club and Gaming Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,407
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,029
Part-time - 378
Male - 682
Female - 725
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