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  • Appalachian State University
  • General Address :
  • Boone, North Carolina 28608
    Phone: (828) 262-2000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 10,000 - 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Appalachian State University is a public comprehensive university, offering a wide variety of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and intermediate levels as well as the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. With a distinctively residential campus and a faculty and staff characterized by high quality and broad diversity of professional skills, Appalachian takes as its mission the practice and propagation of scholarship. This is accomplished particularly through instruction, but also through the research, creative, and service activities of the university community. Appalachian is committed to excellence in its undergraduate and graduate educational programs, while continuing to serve as a center of cultural and professional activity within its state and region.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $55
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants12,2485,5296,719
    Percent admitted63%62%64%
    Percent admitted who enrolled39%42%36%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading520620
    SAT Math540620
    SAT Writing500590
    ACT Composite2428
    ACT English2328
    ACT Math2327
    ACT Writing78
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$700$700$700$7000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$6,600$6,810$7,224$7,160-0.9%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$7,770$7,860$7,960$7,9600.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$15,451$15,948$17,833$19,0586.9%
    Off Campus$16,921$17,298$18,869$20,1586.8%
    Off Campus with Family$9,151$9,438$10,909$12,19811.8%
    On Campus$26,763$27,996$29,881$31,2664.6%
    Off Campus$28,233$29,346$30,917$32,3664.7%
    Off Campus with Family$20,463$21,486$22,957$24,4066.3%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (828) 262-2190
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid12,02267%————
    Grant or scholarship aid1,17539%$9,215,210$7,843
    Federal grants71724%$2,958,570$4,126
    Pell grants71324%$2,878,021$4,036
    Other federal grants1254%$80,549$644
    State/local government grant or scholarships90730%$2,784,264$3,070
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,02634%$3,472,376$3,384
    Student loan aid1,36145%$7,614,266$5,595
    Federal student loans1,33944%$7,038,940$5,257
    Other student loans692%$575,326$8,338

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid17,20146%$49,103,505$6,819
    Pell grants4,06926%$15,999,065$3,932
    Federal student loans7,22246%$46,116,947$6,386

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