How hard is it to get into Appalachian State University? Appalachian State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Appalachian State University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Appalachian State University is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Appalachian State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Appalachian State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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