Appalachian State University

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Master's Colleges and Universities I: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 40 or more master's degrees per year across three or more disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

Dougherty Administration Building, Boone, NC, 28608

(828) 262-2000   

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.

Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $6,059 $5,538 $5,251
In State $6,059 $5,538 $5,251
Out of State $18,107 $17,586 $16,563
Books and Supplies $700 $700 $700
On Campus      
Room and Board $7,224 $6,810 $6,600
Other Expenses $3,850 $2,900 $2,900
Off Campus      
Room and Board $7,960 $7,860 $7,770
Other Expenses $4,150 $3,200 $3,200
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $4,150 $3,200 $3,200

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Southern Conference
Basketball Southern Conference
Baseball Southern Conference
Cross Country/Track Southern Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
22.0% $3,916
State/Local Grant
26.0% $3,205
Institutional Grants
31.0% $2,873
Loans 46.0% $5,380
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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