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Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 4-Year Public
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About Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University is a 4-year public school located in Boone, NC. It is a small town college that enrolls 17,518 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat selective as the Appalachian State University acceptance rate is 77%.

College Info

Appalachian State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Appalachian State University is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Appalachian State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


22 to 28


22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Appalachian State University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Appalachian State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Appalachian State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1260


Math SAT Range

540 - 630


Reading SAT Range

560 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above


1080 to 1260


1080 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Appalachian State University students is 1170. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Appalachian State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State University Tuition & Fees

The annual list price to attend Appalachian State University on a full time basis for in state students is $11,392. This fee is comprised of $4,242 for tuition, $3,282 room and board , $700 for books and supplies, and $3,168 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Appalachian State University is $26,199.

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Appalachian State University is like? There are approximately 19,280 students enrolled at Appalachian State University, including 17,518 undergraduate students and 1,762 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 100% percent are from NC and 0.37% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Settings

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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