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Appalachian State University

As the premier public undergraduate institution in North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is part of the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers 150+ undergraduate and graduate majors.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75.75

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75.75

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

76.92

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

22.48

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

38.57

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

82.81

Why you should attend?

Appalachian State University's faculty and staff are committed to the success of student veterans. This dedication begins during students' transition from service to education and lasts through graduation and into the workforce. Appalachian's number of enrolled veterans has increased 70% in the past five years, from 227 in 2014 to 387 in fall 2019. The Student Veteran Services and the Major General Edward M. Reeder Jr. Student Veteran Resource Center enhance student programming, administration and outreach. The university also has a strong Student Veterans Association and offers in-state tuition without residency requirements for some recently discharged service members and military-affiliated students.

Top Degrees

Biology
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Business Administration & Management, General
Computer & Information Systems Services Management
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Exercise Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sports and Fitness Administration/Management
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A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $4,242 $19,049
Fees $3,168 $3,168
Room $4,620 $4,620
Board $3,948 $3,948
Books $700 $700
Other Expenses $1,880 $1,880
Totals $18,558 $33,365
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $4,839 $18,271
Fees $3,121 $3,121
Room $4,470 $4,470
Board $3,834 $3,834
Books $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $1,935 $1,935
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