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Appalachian State University

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Appalachian State University (ASU) is a comprehensive (Master's/L),public, coeducational university located in Boone, North Carolina, United States. Appalachian (pron.: /ˌæpəˈlætʃən/) State (also referred to as Appalachian, App State, or simply App) was founded as a teacher's college in 1899 by brothers B.B. and D.D. Dougherty. It expanded to included other programs in 1967, and joined the University of North Carolina system in 1971. It is the sixth largest institution in the system with about 15,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. 103 undergraduate and 49 graduate majors are offered, as well as a doctoral degree in educational leadership. The university has been ranked among the top 10 Southern Master's Universities since the U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges Guide began publication in 1986.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $15,201.00 avg tuition

Dougherty Administration Building
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.appstate.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.appstate.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Appalachian State University

Statistics:
Applied 12,434
Admitted 8,418 68%
Enrolled total 2,829
Full Time: 2,823
Part Time 6
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 510 610
SAT Math 530 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 490 590
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 22 26
ACT Writing 7 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 88%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Appalachian State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,153.00 $3,153.00 $15,201.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,385.00 $2,385.00 $2,385.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $120.00 $120.00 $527.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,651.00 $3,651.00 $15,463.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,415.00 $2,415.00 $2,415.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $198.00 $198.00 $777.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,810.00 $7,860.00 $3,200.00
Other Expenses $2,900.00 $3,200.00 $3,200.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $700.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 44%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,807.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 45%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,044.00

Appalachian State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Area Studies, Other X X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Ecology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Actuarial Science X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Construction Management X
Finance, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
Insurance X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Journalism X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
French Language Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
History Teacher Education X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Physics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Industrial Technology/Technician X X
Solar Energy Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Child Development X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Dietetics/Dietitian X X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Music Therapy/Therapist X X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X X
Public/Applied History X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Commercial Photography X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Industrial and Product Design X
Interior Design X
Music Management X
Music Performance, General X X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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