Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University is located in North Carolina, Raleigh.

It is ranked as #9 in Best Regional University in South Coast.

Kiplinger ranking is 46.

It is a public University.

Appalachian State University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research

Acceptance rate at Appalachian State University for undergraduate program was 69.46%.

Last year, 16154 students applied for undergraduate program and 11221 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 69.46% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

1727 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

563 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 65 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Appalachian State University had 18135 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

197 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

Appalachian State University offers 43 graduate programs specialization.

Appalachian State University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively easy.

The Graduate Certificate in Sociology is 100% on-line and asynchronous, so students can schedule coursework and assignments around their job, family and other obligations. In addition to a robust curriculum, the MBA program places a heavy emphasis on practical job preparation through practicums, internships, executive skills courses, and international travel. Our graduates are very competitive in the job market and have been very successful in both industry and Ph.D. programs.


Appalachian State University has been ranked 9.

Washington College rankings place Appalachian State University at number 130

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank Appalachian State University at 46

and Kiplinger College instate rankings Appalachian State University at 39


Acceptance Rate: 76.81%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $18,271

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $19,049

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $8,114

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $3,786

Appalachian State University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 53
Social Work : 50
Accounting , Accountancy : 46
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist : 36
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration : 29

Appalachian State University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Psychology : 237
Kinesiology and Exercise Science : 190
Registered Nurse : 177
Business Administration and Management -MBA : 176
Elementary Education and Teaching : 164