Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608

Located in Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of North Carolina that operates 10 campuses in Boone, Greenville, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Durham, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pembroke, Wilmington.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 13202 and 9020 students were accepted.

Appalachian State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,159 and fees $2,977. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,675 and $2,977 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 144
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Appalachian State University

Washington County Public Schools
38.05 miles away
East Tennessee State University
38.71 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Kingsport
58.46 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Greeneville
61.91 miles away
Buchanan County Public Schools
70.74 miles away
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
71.42 miles away
Wise County Vocational Technical School
72.32 miles away
Bluefield State College
76.69 miles away
Cherokee Technology Center
78.63 miles away
ECPI University - Charlotte
80.85 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1942 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/27/2008 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading510 to 620
SAT: Math520 to 620
SAT: Writing500 to 600
ACT Composite23 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,740
30k to 48k$9,032
48k to 75k$13,590
75k to 110k$17,798
Over 110k$18,146
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $141.00 $631.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $233.00 $878.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Appalachian State University
287 Rivers St
Boone, NC 28608

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