|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,681 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Appalachian State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 13,202 applications and 9,020 students were granted admission. Appalachian State University is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 56% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 51% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1030 to 1240|
|ACT||23 to 27|
Appalachian State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,675 and in-state students paid $4,159.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 68% of Appalachian State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,281 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Appalachian State University in 2016-2017, was 1,457, which is 48% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,081 (which is 4.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Appalachian State University has enrolled a total of 18,295 students (16,487 students full-time and 1,808 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 18,295 students, 1,596 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 16,595 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,700 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 951 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Appalachian State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||16%||426|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||13%||328|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||9%||229||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||128|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||4%||92||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||88||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Appalachian State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Appalachian State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,800. Last year, out of the total 3,691 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,470 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,508 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,227 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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