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Best Values in Colleges

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Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)


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Appalachian State University is ranked 30 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 95%
Applicants who took ACT 27%

SAT Verbal Score

700+4%
600-69930%
600+34%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69938%
600+42%

ACT Score

30-3610%
24-2973%
24+83%

Students applied12,248
Students admitted7,744
Admission rate63%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate40%
6-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$3,772
Fees$2,690
Room and board$7,160
Estimated book expense$700
Total cost$14,322

Cost after need-based aid$6,928
Cost after non-need-based aid$11,812

Average debt at graduation$20,016

Out of State

Tuition$15,980
Fees$2,690
Room and board$7,160
Estimated book expense$700
Total cost$26,530

Cost after need-based aid$19,136
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,020

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$7,394
Average non-need-based aid$2,510

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment15,712

Full-Time

Men7,097
Women7,740

Part-Time

Men354
Women521

Freshmen retained88%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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