School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Appalachian State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address287 Rivers St, Boone, NC 28608
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Appalachian State University is 84.69% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.92%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.69 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.92 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

Appalachian State's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,450 for North Carolina residents and $23,454 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.90% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($23,017).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,047 for North Carolina residents and $23,057 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 0.17% compared to the last year's rate.
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,450$23,454
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,047$23,057
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 20,641 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,667 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Appalachian State has 18,555 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,086 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students20,641
Undergraduate Students18,555
Graduate Students2,086
Online Enrollment1,667

Degree Information and Campus Life

Appalachian State offers 159 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 38 out of the 159 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Appalachian State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs159 Programs
Number of online programs38 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification